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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 161 171 165
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing NAS 25 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 4.30% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 24
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£350 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £625 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% +3.70%
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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 42 (91.30%) SAN
2 40 (86.96%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) VMware
4 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (45.65%) Linux
6 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 19 (41.30%) NetApp
8 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco
10 11 (23.91%) DNS
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (21.74%) EMC
11 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 9 (19.57%) LDAP
12 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
12 9 (19.57%) DHCP
12 9 (19.57%) vSphere
12 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
13 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (17.39%) VMware Server
13 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (17.39%) WAN
13 8 (17.39%) Solaris
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.39%) Kerberos
13 8 (17.39%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 9 (19.57%) LDAP
3 9 (19.57%) DHCP
4 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 8 (17.39%) Kerberos
5 7 (15.22%) SNMP
5 7 (15.22%) LAN
6 6 (13.04%) VLAN
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) WLAN
7 5 (10.87%) Multicast
8 4 (8.70%) FCoE
8 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.17%) Firewall
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (2.17%) SSL
10 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.17%) HBase
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Server Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Storage Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Storage Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (45.65%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Solaris
6 6 (13.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Change Management
2 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) C++
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) NCDA
1 6 (13.04%) NCIE
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MOS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) vSphere
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) VMware Server
5 7 (15.22%) DFS Replication
6 6 (13.04%) NFS
7 4 (8.70%) SRDF
8 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.52%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.35%) XenApp
9 2 (4.35%) Xen
9 2 (4.35%) KVM
9 2 (4.35%) Firmware
10 1 (2.17%) RHEV
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) NetApp
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 10 (21.74%) EMC
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) DataSynapse
7 5 (10.87%) HP
8 4 (8.70%) Sybase
8 4 (8.70%) Intel
8 4 (8.70%) IBM
8 4 (8.70%) CommVault
8 4 (8.70%) Mitel
9 3 (6.52%) Citrix
10 2 (4.35%) F5
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.35%) StorageTek
11 1 (2.17%) Brocade
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Connectus
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