Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 102 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing NAS 43 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.61% 1.36% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 6.99% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 11
Surrey median daily rate £425 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £390 £376 £331
90th Percentile £450 £581 £470
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £361
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +104.94% -3.57% -6.67%

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 400 458 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.01% 19.51% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 292 245
Surrey median daily rate £379 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £181 £174 £200
90th Percentile £573 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 31
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +150.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £11.89 £11.53 £11.81
90th Percentile £39.78 £47.63 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +11.11% +28.57%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Surrey

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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

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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 18 October 2017. 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
Epsom +2 26 £410 -
Camberley 0 6 £450 +5.88%
Guildford +1 5 £425 -5.56% 1
Staines +7 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £425 -
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for NAS.

1 38 (88.37%) SAN
2 37 (86.05%) Linux
3 33 (76.74%) Unix
4 31 (72.09%) Red Hat
4 31 (72.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (69.77%) Windows
6 29 (67.44%) NetApp
7 28 (65.12%) Load Balancing
8 27 (62.79%) Brocade
8 27 (62.79%) Solaris
9 26 (60.47%) NFS
9 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
9 26 (60.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 26 (60.47%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (60.47%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (58.14%) NetBackup
10 25 (58.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 24 (55.81%) Veritas File System
11 24 (55.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 24 (55.81%) Veritas
12 23 (53.49%) Symantec
12 23 (53.49%) Finance
12 23 (53.49%) Migration
13 21 (48.84%) Legal
14 16 (37.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (37.21%) EMC
15 9 (20.93%) SAS
16 6 (13.95%) Release Management
16 6 (13.95%) Oracle
16 6 (13.95%) VMware

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 9 (20.93%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) SAN
2 26 (60.47%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) FTP
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.33%) IPsec
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) VSAN
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.98%) SAS EBI
2 2 (4.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Administrator
1 21 (48.84%) NetApp Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Storage Administrator
3 9 (20.93%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Data Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) SAS Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Flash
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) Unix
3 31 (72.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (69.77%) Windows
5 27 (62.79%) Solaris
6 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.98%) MVS
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Load Balancing
2 25 (58.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 23 (53.49%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Release Management
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) RHCE
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) NFS
1 26 (60.47%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (55.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (55.81%) Veritas File System
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Samba
6 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) NetBackup
2 16 (37.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
4 3 (6.98%) SnapMirror
4 3 (6.98%) SnapVault
4 3 (6.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (4.65%) Ansible
5 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
5 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.65%) vRealize
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (2.33%) SCCM
6 1 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Red Hat
2 29 (67.44%) NetApp
3 27 (62.79%) Brocade
4 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 24 (55.81%) Veritas
6 23 (53.49%) Symantec
7 16 (37.21%) EMC
8 6 (13.95%) Oracle
8 6 (13.95%) VMware
9 3 (6.98%) Cognos
9 3 (6.98%) Sun
10 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.65%) BMC
11 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
11 1 (2.33%) F5
11 1 (2.33%) HP
11 1 (2.33%) Splunk