Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 November 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 140 98
Rank change year-on-year +60 -42 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.21% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 2.31% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £405 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.62% +44.44% -
10th Percentile £286 £298 £213
90th Percentile £446 £430 £238
North East median daily rate £405 £325 £225
% change year-on-year +24.62% +44.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £26.50
North East median hourly rate - - £26.50

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 230 692 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.22% 29.50% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 461 141
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
10th Percentile £229 £205 £240
90th Percentile £538 £456 £653
North East median daily rate £340 £320 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% -18.21% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 71 38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £32.05 £36.00 £40.03
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -48.89% +31.76% -29.17%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Tyne and Wear

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +54 9 £400 +23.08% 1
Sunderland - 2 £430 -
NAS
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (100.00%) SAN
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) AIX
4 8 (72.73%) HPUX
4 8 (72.73%) Solaris
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (72.73%) MQSeries
4 8 (72.73%) LDAP
4 8 (72.73%) Cognos
4 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Sun
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 8 (72.73%) SUSE
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (72.73%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (72.73%) Clustering
4 8 (72.73%) OpenView
4 8 (72.73%) PlateSpin
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (72.73%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (72.73%) MQSeries
1 8 (72.73%) OpenStack
1 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) iPlanet
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) LDAP
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) FCoE
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) AIX Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Grid Computing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 8 (72.73%) HPUX
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
2 8 (72.73%) SUSE
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Facilities Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) C-shell
1 4 (36.36%) Korn
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) KVM
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (72.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Samba
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Cognos
3 8 (72.73%) Opsware
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) PlateSpin
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Sun
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Borland
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) 3PAR