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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 161 178 184
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing NAS 32 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 3.92% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 20
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£408 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £347 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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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
703 664 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.00% 11.32% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 486 540
Average daily rate £413 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -52.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £15.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 56 (94.92%) SAN
2 51 (86.44%) Windows
3 35 (59.32%) VMware
4 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
5 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (32.20%) Finance
9 19 (32.20%) Cisco
9 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
10 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
11 15 (25.42%) ITIL
12 14 (23.73%) Solaris
12 14 (23.73%) Linux
12 14 (23.73%) NetApp
12 14 (23.73%) DNS
12 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
13 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
13 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
14 11 (18.64%) Oracle
14 11 (18.64%) VLAN
15 10 (16.95%) Clustering
15 10 (16.95%) Banking
15 10 (16.95%) SQL
15 10 (16.95%) DHCP
15 10 (16.95%) Project Management
15 10 (16.95%) Migration
16 9 (15.25%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.39%) Lync
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Project
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.08%) RMDS
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (94.92%) SAN
2 14 (23.73%) DNS
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.64%) VLAN
5 10 (16.95%) DHCP
6 9 (15.25%) Firewall
6 9 (15.25%) iSCSI
6 9 (15.25%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (13.56%) LDAP
8 7 (11.86%) LAN
9 6 (10.17%) FCoE
10 5 (8.47%) VPN
10 5 (8.47%) WAN
10 5 (8.47%) Multicast
11 3 (5.08%) SNMP
11 3 (5.08%) HTTP
11 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
11 3 (5.08%) WLAN
12 2 (3.39%) SMTP
13 1 (1.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) HBase
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Local Government
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Administrator
2 14 (23.73%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Server Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Migration Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Backup Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Rendezvous
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSLT
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.95%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.08%) HACMP
6 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) DTV
7 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.73%) Solaris
4 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) UNIX
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.39%) SUSE
8 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.25%) Change Management
4 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.17%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) Line Management
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
6 4 (6.78%) Validation
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C
3 4 (6.78%) Korn
3 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (11.86%) MCSE
2 6 (10.17%) MCITP
3 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) RHCE
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MOS
4 1 (1.69%) NCDA
4 1 (1.69%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.56%) vSphere
4 8 (13.56%) Xen
5 7 (11.86%) NFS
6 6 (10.17%) VMware Server
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (8.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (6.78%) SRDF
8 4 (6.78%) KVM
9 3 (5.08%) DFS Replication
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.69%) Firmware
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) MOM
4 1 (1.69%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.69%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco
4 14 (23.73%) NetApp
5 11 (18.64%) Oracle
6 9 (15.25%) HP
7 8 (13.56%) EMC
8 7 (11.86%) IBM
9 6 (10.17%) CommVault
9 6 (10.17%) Dell
10 5 (8.47%) StorageTek
10 5 (8.47%) Veritas
11 4 (6.78%) DataSynapse
11 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
11 4 (6.78%) Intel
11 4 (6.78%) Citrix
12 3 (5.08%) Sybase
12 3 (5.08%) Symantec
12 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.69%) SAP
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