Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 179 191
Rank change year-on-year +18 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 36 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 1.05% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 10
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -13.75% +25.00%
10th Percentile £289 £413 £308
90th Percentile £638 £536 £546
England median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +100.00% -22.73%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 652 667 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.13% 15.00% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 399 467
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £169 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 42
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.58 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +4.11% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £11.03
90th Percentile £26.25 £33.20 £47.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.56 £22.67
% change year-on-year +7.74% -18.11% +10.57%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Yorkshire

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
South Yorkshire +11 21 £378 -12.46% 1
West Yorkshire +5 9 £431 - 5
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 27 (75.00%) SAN
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (63.89%) Linux
5 22 (61.11%) NetApp
6 19 (52.78%) Cisco
7 14 (38.89%) EMC
7 14 (38.89%) Finance
7 14 (38.89%) Clustering
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
9 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
12 8 (22.22%) DevOps
12 8 (22.22%) Google
12 8 (22.22%) Migration
12 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.22%) SQL
13 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
13 7 (19.44%) Banking
13 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 6 (16.67%) iSeries
14 6 (16.67%) NetBackup

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 5 (13.89%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) FCoE
3 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) VSAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.78%) Connectrix
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) Multicast
5 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) NAS Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) NetBackup Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Flash
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) iSeries
2 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) CMDB
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE
8 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.78%) HPUX
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) PLM
6 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
6 4 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) NFS
3 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (11.11%) SRDF
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Xen
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) NetApp
3 19 (52.78%) Cisco
4 14 (38.89%) EMC
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Google
8 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 4 (11.11%) Veritas
10 3 (8.33%) Brocade
10 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
11 1 (2.78%) CA
11 1 (2.78%) HP
11 1 (2.78%) Red Hat