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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 166 177 181
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing NAS 42 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 3.05% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 37
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£438 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £284 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.22% +40.90%
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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 73 (94.81%) SAN
2 58 (75.32%) Windows
3 46 (59.74%) VMware
4 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
7 28 (36.36%) Linux
8 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
8 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (29.87%) Cisco
9 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
10 22 (28.57%) SQL
11 21 (27.27%) Finance
12 20 (25.97%) Oracle
12 20 (25.97%) Solaris
13 19 (24.68%) Firewall
14 16 (20.78%) Banking
14 16 (20.78%) NetApp
14 16 (20.78%) HP
14 16 (20.78%) EMC
14 16 (20.78%) LAN
15 15 (19.48%) ITIL
15 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
16 14 (18.18%) WAN
17 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
17 13 (16.88%) Middleware
17 13 (16.88%) Migration
17 13 (16.88%) iSCSI

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (9.09%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.90%) PowerExchange
6 2 (2.60%) Lync
6 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Project
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) RMDS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (94.81%) SAN
2 19 (24.68%) Firewall
3 16 (20.78%) LAN
4 14 (18.18%) WAN
5 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
5 13 (16.88%) iSCSI
6 12 (15.58%) DNS
7 10 (12.99%) FCoE
8 9 (11.69%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (11.69%) DHCP
9 7 (9.09%) VLAN
9 7 (9.09%) Multicast
10 6 (7.79%) VPN
10 6 (7.79%) HTTP
11 5 (6.49%) VoIP
11 5 (6.49%) Wireless
12 4 (5.19%) Intranet
12 4 (5.19%) LDAP
13 3 (3.90%) SMTP
14 2 (2.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.49%) HBase
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MSI
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Local Government
4 3 (3.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Architect
1 19 (24.68%) Administrator
2 17 (22.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Server Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Middleware
2 7 (9.09%) Rendezvous
3 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 6 (7.79%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) XSLT
4 5 (6.49%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (3.90%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) EMC Centera
5 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.90%) HACMP
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.60%) PMI
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 58 (75.32%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Linux
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.97%) Solaris
5 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.58%) UNIX
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.19%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (5.19%) CentOS
9 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.90%) AIX
10 3 (3.90%) SUSE
10 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Migration
3 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.99%) Change Management
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 7 (9.09%) Validation
4 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.79%) Benchmarking
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.49%) Data Architecture
6 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Master Data Management
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) C
3 7 (9.09%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 7 (9.09%) Korn
3 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.90%) Python
7 3 (3.90%) C-shell
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) MCSE
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCITP
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.60%) RHCE
5 2 (2.60%) VCAP
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) VCDX
6 1 (1.30%) NCDA
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.29%) Xen
3 11 (14.29%) NFS
4 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.39%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.39%) KVM
6 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.09%) SRDF
7 6 (7.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (6.49%) vSphere
9 3 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (3.90%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.60%) XenApp
11 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.30%) Varnish
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
3 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) OpenView
4 3 (3.90%) MOM
4 3 (3.90%) SCOM
4 3 (3.90%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.60%) SnapVault
5 2 (2.60%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.30%) Control-M
6 1 (1.30%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.30%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.30%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.30%) SnapLock
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) VMware
2 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.87%) Cisco
4 20 (25.97%) Oracle
5 16 (20.78%) HP
5 16 (20.78%) EMC
5 16 (20.78%) NetApp
6 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (14.29%) Citrix
7 10 (12.99%) IBM
7 10 (12.99%) Veritas
8 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
8 7 (9.09%) Sybase
8 7 (9.09%) Dell
8 7 (9.09%) Intel
8 7 (9.09%) DataSynapse
9 4 (5.19%) Symantec
9 4 (5.19%) Veeam
10 3 (3.90%) StorageTek
10 3 (3.90%) CommVault
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