The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 177 175 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing NAS 21 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 5.93% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 793 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.02% 11.16% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 527 635
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
NAS
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 45 (86.54%) SAN
2 30 (57.69%) NetApp
3 27 (51.92%) Windows
4 26 (50.00%) EMC
4 26 (50.00%) VMware
5 25 (48.08%) Linux
6 21 (40.38%) Cisco
7 18 (34.62%) Finance
8 17 (32.69%) Solaris
8 17 (32.69%) UNIX
9 16 (30.77%) Migration
9 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (25.00%) SQL
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle
10 13 (25.00%) NFS
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.08%) WAN
11 12 (23.08%) Banking
12 11 (21.15%) LAN
13 10 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
14 9 (17.31%) HP
14 9 (17.31%) Clustering
15 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.38%) DNS
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (15.38%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (86.54%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) WAN
3 11 (21.15%) LAN
4 10 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (15.38%) DNS
5 8 (15.38%) FCoE
6 7 (13.46%) Multicast
7 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.54%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.77%) VoIP
8 3 (5.77%) DHCP
8 3 (5.77%) HTTP
8 3 (5.77%) Firewall
9 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.85%) VLAN
10 1 (1.92%) PABX
10 1 (1.92%) SSH
10 1 (1.92%) IMAP
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) HBase
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Lead Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) XSLT
2 3 (5.77%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Replication
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.77%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 17 (32.69%) Solaris
3 17 (32.69%) UNIX
4 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) HPUX
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) VMS
8 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.46%) Benchmarking
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Time Management
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) C-shell
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) NCDA
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) NCIE
2 1 (1.92%) VCP5
2 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) OCP
2 1 (1.92%) OCA
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) NFS
3 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) SRDF
4 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (5.77%) vSphere
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (5.77%) KVM
7 3 (5.77%) Xen
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.85%) Postfix
8 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.92%) Snort
9 1 (1.92%) Nmap
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.92%) XenApp
9 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.85%) Control-M
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) NetApp
2 26 (50.00%) EMC
2 26 (50.00%) VMware
3 21 (40.38%) Cisco
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 9 (17.31%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) Intel
8 6 (11.54%) Veritas
8 6 (11.54%) Sun
8 6 (11.54%) IBM
9 5 (9.62%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) Hitachi
10 4 (7.69%) Symantec
11 3 (5.77%) 29West
11 3 (5.77%) F5
11 3 (5.77%) Brocade
11 3 (5.77%) DataSynapse
11 3 (5.77%) Sybase
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