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 3 months to 27 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 137 117
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20  
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.39% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 2.68% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £450 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +44.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £538 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +120.22% -7.95%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 304 410 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.00% 14.53% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 258 248
Median daily rate £375 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +35.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
West Yorkshire +17 4 £480 +28.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 8 (66.67%) SAN
1 8 (66.67%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Brocade
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 2 (16.67%) NFS
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris

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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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CloudStack
1 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) FCoE
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) SRDF
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Brocade
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos
7 1 (8.33%) Sybase
7 1 (8.33%) TIBCO