Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -23
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.90% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 4.81% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Sheffield median daily rate £431 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £417 £277
90th Percentile £536 £547 £425
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £513 £400
% change year-on-year -15.85% +28.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.21% 19.73% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 108 100
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £245 £305 £182
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £328
% change year-on-year - +32.82% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £45.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +264.37% -66.16%
10th Percentile £19.60 £12.43 £9.20
90th Percentile £39.48 £47.50 £43.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Sheffield

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NAS in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Sheffield

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Sheffield

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for NAS.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (33.33%) GCP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco