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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 177 169 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing NAS 20 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.69% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 5.85% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 21
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£455 £588 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +46.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
790 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.58% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 40 (85.11%) SAN
2 30 (63.83%) NetApp
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
4 24 (51.06%) Linux
4 24 (51.06%) EMC
5 23 (48.94%) VMware
6 20 (42.55%) Cisco
7 16 (34.04%) UNIX
8 15 (31.91%) Solaris
9 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 14 (29.79%) NFS
9 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.66%) Migration
11 12 (25.53%) WAN
12 11 (23.40%) LAN
12 11 (23.40%) SQL
12 11 (23.40%) Oracle
12 11 (23.40%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.28%) Banking
14 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (17.02%) FCoE
14 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
15 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.89%) DNS
15 7 (14.89%) Intel
15 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
15 7 (14.89%) Benchmarking
15 7 (14.89%) Multicast

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (17.02%) FCoE
5 7 (14.89%) Multicast
5 7 (14.89%) DNS
6 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
6 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) HTTP
7 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.38%) VoIP
7 3 (6.38%) Firewall
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.13%) SNMP
9 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSLT
2 3 (6.38%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.26%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) UNIX
4 15 (31.91%) Solaris
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.13%) VMS
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
9 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Benchmarking
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Management
7 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) B2B
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) C-shell
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) NCDA
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) NCIE
4 1 (2.13%) VCP5
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) NFS
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) SRDF
4 6 (12.77%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (6.38%) Xen
7 3 (6.38%) KVM
7 3 (6.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (4.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.13%) Snort
9 1 (2.13%) Nmap
9 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.13%) Postfix
9 1 (2.13%) XenApp
9 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) NetApp
2 24 (51.06%) EMC
3 23 (48.94%) VMware
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco
5 11 (23.40%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.89%) Intel
6 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.77%) IBM
8 5 (10.64%) HP
9 4 (8.51%) Veritas
9 4 (8.51%) Citrix
9 4 (8.51%) Hitachi
10 3 (6.38%) Symantec
10 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
10 3 (6.38%) DataSynapse
10 3 (6.38%) 29West
10 3 (6.38%) Sybase
11 2 (4.26%) Dell
11 2 (4.26%) Sun
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