Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 February 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.36% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £138 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £303 £358 £175
% change year-on-year -15.38% +104.29% -45.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.00 -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.45% 17.77% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 15
Staffordshire median daily rate £314 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.85% +20.00% -27.93%
10th Percentile £128 £258 £151
90th Percentile £456 £395 £473
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £15.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.38% -48.74% +85.94%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.13 £16.38
90th Percentile £32.80 £15.38 £46.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% -38.18% +83.33%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Staffordshire

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Staffordshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £130 -
NAS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) Contract Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Workfront
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow