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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 147 167 183
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Contract jobs citing NAS 17 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 4.86% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 21
Median daily rate £500 £408 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
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
454 720 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.00% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 539 514
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 35 (89.74%) SAN
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) EMC
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) Unix
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 13 (33.33%) Solaris
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) HP
8 12 (30.77%) IBM
8 12 (30.77%) Veritas
8 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 12 (30.77%) Banking
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
10 10 (25.64%) Finance
10 10 (25.64%) NetApp
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco
12 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (20.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (17.95%) DNS
13 7 (17.95%) AIX
13 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
13 7 (17.95%) Firewall
14 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 6 (15.38%) SUSE

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 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (7.69%) PowerExchange
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Exstream
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (15.38%) LAN
3 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.26%) HTTP
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.13%) FCoE
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) Multicast
8 1 (2.56%) SSH
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) HBase
4 3 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) ObjectStore
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Administrator
2 11 (28.21%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) AIX Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) AIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.56%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.69%) EMC Centera
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) IPTV
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) Unix
4 13 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.95%) AIX
7 6 (15.38%) SUSE
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.56%) CentOS
11 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 3 (7.69%) Data Validation
3 3 (7.69%) High Availability
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (5.13%) Benchmarking
4 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Security Management
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) C-shell
4 3 (7.69%) Korn
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCNP
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) NCDA
1 1 (2.56%) NCIE
1 1 (2.56%) NCSA
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (12.82%) NFS
5 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.69%) SRDF
6 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) KVM
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.13%) Xen
8 1 (2.56%) Samba
8 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.56%) StorNext
8 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) EMC
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) HP
3 12 (30.77%) IBM
3 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 12 (30.77%) Veritas
4 10 (25.64%) NetApp
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) CommVault
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.69%) BMC
8 3 (7.69%) Brocade
8 3 (7.69%) Informatica
8 3 (7.69%) Intel
8 3 (7.69%) Symantec
9 2 (5.13%) Axway
9 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.13%) DataSynapse
9 2 (5.13%) Solace