The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 150 171 185
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Contract jobs citing NAS 15 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 5.50% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 15
Median daily rate £520 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.78% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £320 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -44.51%
NAS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
533 764 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 12.87% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 566 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 24
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the City of London region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the City of London region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 29 (85.29%) SAN
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Windows
4 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 14 (41.18%) EMC
6 13 (38.24%) VMware
7 12 (35.29%) NetApp
7 12 (35.29%) Unix
7 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (32.35%) HP
9 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 10 (29.41%) Solaris
10 9 (26.47%) WAN
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) Banking
11 8 (23.53%) IBM
11 8 (23.53%) DNS
11 8 (23.53%) LAN
11 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.59%) Migration
12 7 (20.59%) Middleware
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
13 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 6 (17.65%) IIS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Exstream
2 1 (2.94%) Faxination
2 1 (2.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Mimecast
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) HTTP
7 4 (11.76%) FCoE
7 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
9 2 (5.88%) DHCP
9 2 (5.88%) FTP
9 2 (5.88%) Multicast
9 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.88%) VoIP
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.94%) SSH
10 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) ObjectStore
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLTP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) CLARiiON
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) CMDB
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Unix
4 10 (29.41%) Solaris
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.76%) AIX
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) Android
8 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.88%) SUSE
8 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) NCDA
2 1 (2.94%) NCIE
2 1 (2.94%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) NFS
4 5 (14.71%) SRDF
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (8.82%) KVM
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (8.82%) Xen
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.94%) Samba
8 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.94%) StorNext
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Control-M
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) vRealize
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) EMC
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) NetApp
4 11 (32.35%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) IBM
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) Veritas
8 5 (14.71%) Brocade
8 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
9 4 (11.76%) Intel
10 3 (8.82%) BMC
10 3 (8.82%) IronPort
10 3 (8.82%) Postini
10 3 (8.82%) Proofpoint
10 3 (8.82%) Symantec
11 2 (5.88%) Axway
11 2 (5.88%) DataSynapse
11 2 (5.88%) F5