Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 January 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)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 181 189
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing NAS 31 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 2.34% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 9
South West median daily rate £475 £421 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.76% +53.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £348 £306 £200
90th Percentile £510 £513 £588
England median daily rate £423 £423 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +151.52% -40.00%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 929 768 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.66% 14.59% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 462 414
South West median daily rate £388 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £147 £181 £148
90th Percentile £538 £549 £511
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 47 73
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.70% -29.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £13.90 £13.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the South West

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in the South West

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in the South West

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in the South West

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Gloucestershire - 17 £475 - 5
Dorset +12 7 - - 2
Bristol -28 3 £375 -6.37% 2
Wiltshire -40 2 £420 -1.18% 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) EMC
3 18 (58.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (54.84%) Storage Management
5 16 (51.61%) Data Protection
5 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
5 16 (51.61%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (48.39%) NetApp
7 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 14 (45.16%) iSCSI
7 14 (45.16%) DV Cleared
8 13 (41.94%) Brocade
8 13 (41.94%) Veritas
8 13 (41.94%) Internet
8 13 (41.94%) HP
9 12 (38.71%) HP Storage
9 12 (38.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (38.71%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (35.48%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
11 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
11 9 (29.03%) SNIA Certification
12 8 (25.81%) Degree
12 8 (25.81%) Python
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 7 (22.58%) Unix
13 7 (22.58%) Migration
13 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HipChat
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) GitHub
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Fibre Channel
2 14 (45.16%) iSCSI
2 14 (45.16%) SAN
3 13 (41.94%) Internet
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) IPv6
7 1 (3.23%) FCoE
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) VSAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
1 3 (9.68%) CF BOSH
1 3 (9.68%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) NetBackup Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Backup Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) NAS Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Storage and Backup Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) NetBackup Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Flash
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) HP Storage
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (54.84%) Storage Management
3 16 (51.61%) Data Protection
4 12 (38.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Server Management
9 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (9.68%) Password Management
10 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
11 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) DV Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) SNIA Certification
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Firmware
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.45%) GPFS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
2 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
3 5 (16.13%) Puppet
4 4 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (9.68%) Ansible
5 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.68%) Terraform
6 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) EMC
2 15 (48.39%) NetApp
3 13 (41.94%) Brocade
3 13 (41.94%) HP
3 13 (41.94%) Veritas
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) APTARE
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
8 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) Apple
9 1 (3.23%) CommVault
9 1 (3.23%) Google