Period
to 20 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 65 62
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.67% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 1.42% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £400 £373 £423
90th Percentile £438 £418 £528
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £475
% change year-on-year - -15.79% -9.52%
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 108 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.01% 19.92% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 105 61
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £178 £260 £213
90th Percentile £600 £578 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £445
% change year-on-year - -7.30% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +204.35% -26.98%
10th Percentile £14.23 £35.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.85 £35.00 £12.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +150.00% -20.00%

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 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 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for NAS.

1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (66.67%) Swagger
3 4 (66.67%) Task Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Blog
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 4 (66.67%) Finance

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 4 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) Swagger
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blog
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) Task Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas