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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 1.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.55 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +115.04% -10.00%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 60 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 19.74% 15.79% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 21
Median daily rate £450 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing NAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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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 23 June 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) NAS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas