Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 15 October 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 145 171
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 1.01% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £480 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.16% +74.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £346 £436 £263
90th Percentile £525 £496 £288
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £465 £513
% change year-on-year -19.35% -9.27% +36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 395 395 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.51% 13.64% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 216 274
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £250
90th Percentile £585 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -15.63%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.33 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.23 £28.65 £21.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
% change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Leeds 0 9 £500 +4.17% 2
Otley - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 £363 -
NAS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (33.33%) Proactive Management
6 4 (33.33%) PLM
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (33.33%) CMDB
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) SUSE
8 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) NFS
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (16.67%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) PLM
2 4 (33.33%) Proactive Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) NFS
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) QNAP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Synology
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam