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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 167 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing NAS 32 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 4.28% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 17
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£423 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £365 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
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
731 725 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.44% 11.69% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 508 620
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -58.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 55 (96.49%) SAN
2 47 (82.46%) Windows
3 31 (54.39%) VMware
4 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (38.60%) Finance
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (29.82%) Cisco
9 17 (29.82%) NetApp
9 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
10 15 (26.32%) Linux
11 14 (24.56%) Migration
12 13 (22.81%) Solaris
13 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 12 (21.05%) ITIL
13 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
14 11 (19.30%) vSphere
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (19.30%) Oracle
14 11 (19.30%) DNS
14 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.54%) DHCP
15 10 (17.54%) SQL
15 10 (17.54%) Banking
15 10 (17.54%) VLAN
16 9 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (15.79%) HP
16 9 (15.79%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.26%) RMDS
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (96.49%) SAN
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
3 10 (17.54%) VLAN
4 9 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (12.28%) Firewall
6 5 (8.77%) LDAP
6 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
6 5 (8.77%) Multicast
6 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
7 4 (7.02%) FCoE
7 4 (7.02%) VPN
8 3 (5.26%) WLAN
8 3 (5.26%) HTTP
8 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
8 3 (5.26%) SNMP
9 2 (3.51%) SMTP
10 1 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) HBase
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Back Office
3 4 (7.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Architect
1 13 (22.81%) Administrator
2 12 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Storage Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Backup Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Rendezvous
1 4 (7.02%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Clustering
2 6 (10.53%) Replication
3 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.26%) HACMP
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (26.32%) Linux
5 13 (22.81%) Solaris
6 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) SUSE
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Project Management
4 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.53%) Change Management
5 6 (10.53%) Workflow
5 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) Line Management
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.26%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) Korn
4 3 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) MCSE
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.77%) MCITP
1 5 (8.77%) NCDA
1 5 (8.77%) NCIE
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MOS
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (19.30%) vSphere
5 7 (12.28%) Xen
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (8.77%) VMware Server
6 5 (8.77%) NFS
6 5 (8.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (7.02%) SRDF
7 4 (7.02%) KVM
8 3 (5.26%) DFS Replication
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.75%) XenApp
10 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.75%) Firmware
10 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) MOM
4 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) VMware
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) NetApp
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle
5 9 (15.79%) EMC
5 9 (15.79%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) IBM
7 6 (10.53%) CommVault
8 5 (8.77%) StorageTek
8 5 (8.77%) Veritas
9 4 (7.02%) Dell
9 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
9 4 (7.02%) Intel
9 4 (7.02%) DataSynapse
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) Sybase
10 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.75%) Symantec
11 1 (1.75%) SAP
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