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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
London / City of London
Rank 141 129 162
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 6.65% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 17
Median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -16.92%

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
397 331 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 10.92% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 232 479
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Exstream
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (16.67%) FCoE
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (8.33%) DWDM
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) EMC Centera
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
1 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
3 2 (16.67%) SRDF
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Qualys
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Axway
6 1 (8.33%) BEA
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Isilon
6 1 (8.33%) Zerto