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 25 June 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.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 40
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.62% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.21% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.55 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +115.04% -7.95%  

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 63 76 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.50% 17.55% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 33
Median daily rate £393 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.36% +65.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java

NAS
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) NAS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas