The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.59% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.11% 2.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +135.61% -54.37%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 77 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.46% 13.39% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 76
Median daily rate £388 £369 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +18.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in West Sussex

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in West Sussex

NAS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -9 2 £250 -
Crawley - 1 - -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for NAS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) ADSL
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix