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 3 months to 23 April 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.073% 0.099% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.80% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.55 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.72% -1.12%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 166 250 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.13% 12.36% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 161 178
Median daily rate £420 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £293 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £533 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £18.30 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Wakefield - 1 - -
NAS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago