Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 167 201
Rank change year-on-year -1 +34 -12
Contract jobs citing NAS 26 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 1.90% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% -11.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £300 £354 £323
90th Percentile £578 £523 £549
England median daily rate £430 £425 £436
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.58% +16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.70 -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £41.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -18.07% +104.94% -30.72%

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 626 630 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.62% 15.10% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 350 490
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £243 £197 £247
90th Percentile £574 £528 £550
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.38% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.09 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.85 £34.41 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.50% -23.79% +18.75%

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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

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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 6 months to 22 September 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 22 September 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
West Yorkshire -11 13 £500 +4.17% 2
South Yorkshire -3 7 £344 -30.38% 3
North Yorkshire +1 3 £375 +3.45% 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (84.62%) SAN
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 15 (57.69%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (42.31%) Clustering
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) NetApp
9 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (19.23%) C
11 5 (19.23%) Puppet
12 4 (15.38%) CMDB
12 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (15.38%) SCCM
12 4 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) vSphere
12 4 (15.38%) PLM
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) MCSE
12 4 (15.38%) DHCP

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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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) Multicast
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) CMDB
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) HPUX
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.69%) SUSE
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) PLM
3 4 (15.38%) Proactive Management
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) NFS
6 2 (7.69%) Docker
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.85%) KVM
7 1 (3.85%) SRDF
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) NetApp
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) CA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Veritas
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) QNAP
7 1 (3.85%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) Synology
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam