Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 September 2018 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 104 105
Rank change year-on-year -52 +1 -13
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.39% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 10.53% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 24
Surrey median daily rate £425 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -0.57% +17.33%
10th Percentile £363 £398 £375
90th Percentile £618 £543 £579
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 -
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +9.64% +104.94% -3.57%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 431 361 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.05% 13.71% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 223 310
Surrey median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £126 £186 £185
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 33
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £18.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -54.22% +150.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.95 £11.44
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -30.00% +11.11%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Surrey

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Surrey

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Surrey

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Surrey

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Leatherhead - 4 £425 -
Camberley -10 1 £425 -5.56%
Epsom -14 1 £375 -8.54%
Staines -20 1 £390 -
Guildford -24 1 £400 -5.88%
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for NAS.

1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (23.08%) Veritas File System
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Veritas
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Sun
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Sun Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) ASIC
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) SUSE
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas File System
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) WMI
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Dell
1 4 (30.77%) EMC
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Sun
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase