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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 161 158 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 4.49% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 19
Median daily rate £448 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
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
533 601 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.58% 12.95% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 454 538
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) SAN
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) EMC
6 10 (38.46%) HP
7 9 (34.62%) NetApp
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) WAN
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
10 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
10 6 (23.08%) Middleware
10 6 (23.08%) IBM
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) IIS
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Solaris
11 5 (19.23%) Apache
11 5 (19.23%) Banking
11 5 (19.23%) SRDF

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 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.69%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) Confluence
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Exstream
2 1 (3.85%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) FCoE
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) HTTP
5 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DWDM
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.85%) SSH
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) OLTP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Law
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) French Language
5 1 (3.85%) Games
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.85%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) EMC Centera
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) SRDF
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) NFS
4 3 (11.54%) KVM
4 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.85%) Control-M
2 1 (3.85%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.85%) vRealize
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) EMC
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) NetApp
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) Brocade
7 3 (11.54%) Intel
7 3 (11.54%) IronPort
7 3 (11.54%) Postini
7 3 (11.54%) Proofpoint
7 3 (11.54%) Veritas
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.69%) Qualys
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.69%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) BEA