The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 52 46 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.65% 1.68% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 9.57% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £400 £347
% change year-on-year -10.62% +15.11%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 94 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.26% 17.54% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 52
Median daily rate £475 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in South Yorkshire

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in South Yorkshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Sheffield -2 3 £475 +2.70%
NAS
Yorkshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) EMC
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) IBM
4 8 (72.73%) Solaris
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
5 7 (63.64%) Unix
5 7 (63.64%) SUSE
5 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 7 (63.64%) Veritas
5 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (63.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (54.55%) NFS
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (45.45%) Oracle
7 5 (45.45%) Change Management
7 5 (45.45%) Replication
7 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (45.45%) SRDF
8 4 (36.36%) Veritas File System
8 4 (36.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (36.36%) Finance
8 4 (36.36%) Symmetrix
8 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (36.36%) Sun
8 4 (36.36%) Perl
8 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
2 6 (54.55%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) WAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Symmetrix
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) SUSE
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (36.36%) VMS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (54.55%) NFS
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (45.45%) SRDF
3 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (36.36%) Veritas File System
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) KVM
7 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
7 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (9.09%) Xen
7 1 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) DameWare
3 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) EMC
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Intel
7 1 (9.09%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) Sophos
7 1 (9.09%) Sybase
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) TIBCO