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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
London / City of London
Rank 145 129 162
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 6.84% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 22
Median daily rate £525 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £401 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -53.75%

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
362 351 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 246 507
Median daily rate £425 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) ION MarketView
6 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) Brocade
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Front Office
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (25.00%) ION Trading
6 3 (25.00%) Exstream

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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Exstream
1 3 (25.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Control-M
3 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) ION Trading
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) BEA
6 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Isilon
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Nokia
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Reuters
6 1 (8.33%) Zerto