The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £134 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -8.75% +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +134.24% -54.37%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 101 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.70% 17.35% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 35
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in South Wales

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in South Wales

NAS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for NAS.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware