Period
to 22 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 183 176
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing NAS 28 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 1.79% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 6
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £289 £363 £296
90th Percentile £638 £457 £438
England median daily rate £400 £420 £414
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.51% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £15.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year +186.81% -4.91% -37.74%

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 630 613 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.96% 13.24% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 412 394
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £251 £190 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -11.21% +29.77%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.38 £10.95
90th Percentile £19.18 £37.24 £32.75
England median hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% -6.98% -2.27%

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

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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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -1 21 £378 -11.18% 1
West Yorkshire +12 4 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 20 (71.43%) SAN
2 19 (67.86%) NetApp
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco
4 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) Linux
5 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) EMC
6 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) Change Management
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (28.57%) Google
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) Clustering
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (17.86%) Mainframe
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) DHCP

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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) IaaS
2 5 (17.86%) PaaS
3 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) FCoE
3 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) VSAN
4 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Broadband
6 1 (3.57%) Connectrix
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
6 1 (3.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) NAS Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) NetApp Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Flash
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSLT
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) iSeries
2 5 (17.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) SUSE
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Change Management
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
4 3 (10.71%) SRDF
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Xen
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.14%) vMotion
3 1 (3.57%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) NetApp
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco
3 14 (50.00%) EMC
4 8 (28.57%) Google
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
9 1 (3.57%) Brocade
9 1 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Veritas