Period
to 16 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 July 2020 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)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 301 346
Rank change year-on-year +95 +45 -77
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 50 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.98% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 39 30
Median daily rate £270 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £187 £250 £363
90th Percentile £342 £515 £597
England median daily rate £438 £400 £414
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.38% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +119.51% -52.05%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,037 2,521 2,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.23% 16.89% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 1,497 1,352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £183 £213 £205
90th Percentile £571 £578 £575
England median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.86% +1.06% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 127 149
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £25.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.56% -28.01% +42.89%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £50.60 £51.90 £52.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +5.00% +6.21%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NAS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NAS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NAS in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NAS in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +68 3 £208 -51.18% 4
Hampshire +67 2 £335 -13.55% 4
Oxfordshire +37 2 £208 -17.00%
Surrey +65 1 £180 -55.00%
Berkshire +55 1 - - 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (16.67%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) GGSN
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) e-Health
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) LIMS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) PACS
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) ePrescribing
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) GSEC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Synology