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 29 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.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 131 132
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 2.38% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +32.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £347
% change year-on-year -9.06% +15.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +131.08% -53.75%  

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 313 378 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.74% 13.15% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 215 272
Median daily rate £425 £372 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.32% +23.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £188 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

NAS
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 29 March 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 29 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
South Yorkshire -3 3 £475 +2.70%
North Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) EMC
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) NetApp
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (50.00%) SUSE
5 7 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) NFS
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Change Management
7 5 (35.71%) Replication
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) SRDF
7 5 (35.71%) vSphere
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) Veritas File System

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
2 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) FCoE
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Multicast
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) NAS Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) WAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 7 (50.00%) SUSE
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) VMS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (42.86%) NFS
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (35.71%) SRDF
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas File System
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) KVM
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (14.29%) Xen
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) DameWare
4 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) EMC
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) NetApp
2 8 (57.14%) Veritas
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Sun
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 2 (14.29%) Brocade
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Sophos
9 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 1 (7.14%) AlienVault
9 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
9 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 1 (7.14%) Veeam