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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 162 146 186
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +40
Contract jobs citing NAS 5 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 4.16% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.38%
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
426 361 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 10.47% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 272 544
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SAN
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) HP
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) NetApp
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) EMC
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) IIS
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Middleware
9 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
9 5 (22.73%) Unix
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Brocade
10 4 (18.18%) SRDF
10 4 (18.18%) FCoE

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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Apache
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Exstream
2 1 (4.55%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) FCoE
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) DWDM
6 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) Multicast
7 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HBase
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) EMC Centera
3 2 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) SUSE
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) SRDF
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) KVM
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Xen
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Control-M
3 1 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) NetApp
4 7 (31.82%) EMC
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Brocade
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) IBM
8 3 (13.64%) IronPort
8 3 (13.64%) Postini
8 3 (13.64%) Proofpoint
9 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
9 2 (9.09%) Intel
9 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
9 2 (9.09%) Qualys
9 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (9.09%) Symantec
10 1 (4.55%) Fortinet