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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 124 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +10
Contract jobs citing NAS 24 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 4.08% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 24
Average daily rate £425 £375 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
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
333 686 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.60% 13.51% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 499 437
Average daily rate £405 £388 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £32.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 31 (88.57%) SAN
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 14 (40.00%) EMC
6 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.71%) Unix
8 9 (25.71%) Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 8 (22.86%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) NetApp
9 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
9 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Korn
10 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (20.00%) Solaris
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.14%) Veritas
11 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) PowerExchange
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) BGP
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) FCoE
7 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) PowerCenter
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (8.57%) EMC Centera
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) IPTV
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.86%) Celerra
5 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) New Media
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.71%) Unix
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (20.00%) Solaris
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) SUSE
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (8.57%) AIX
11 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
2 3 (8.57%) High Availability
2 3 (8.57%) Validation
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Coaching
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Release Management
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
1 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
2 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (20.00%) Korn
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C-shell
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VCAP
2 1 (2.86%) VCDX
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.86%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) EMC
3 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) HP
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 6 (17.14%) Veritas
7 5 (14.29%) IBM
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) CommVault
9 3 (8.57%) Informatica
10 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.71%) F5
10 2 (5.71%) Symantec
11 1 (2.86%) Axway
11 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago