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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 153 172 178
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing NAS 18 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.75% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 5.50% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 15
Median daily rate £469 £436 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% -0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £29.23 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-30.72% -7.93%
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
540 746 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 13.62% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 553 502
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 29 (82.86%) SAN
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 14 (40.00%) EMC
6 13 (37.14%) NetApp
7 12 (34.29%) HP
8 11 (31.43%) Unix
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
8 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
9 10 (28.57%) ITIL
9 10 (28.57%) Solaris
9 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.71%) Banking
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
10 9 (25.71%) IBM
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) WAN
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
12 7 (20.00%) LAN
12 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.00%) Middleware
12 7 (20.00%) Migration
12 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 6 (17.14%) SRDF
13 6 (17.14%) Brocade

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 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Exstream
2 1 (2.86%) Faxination
2 1 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) SAN
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) FCoE
5 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (11.43%) Firewall
6 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) DWDM
7 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 2 (5.71%) Internet
7 2 (5.71%) Multicast
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) HBase
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) ObjectStore
3 1 (2.86%) OLAP
3 1 (2.86%) OLTP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Administrator
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) JMS
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) CLARiiON
2 3 (8.57%) EMC VNX
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) EMC Centera
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Solaris
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.43%) AIX
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.71%) Android
9 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.71%) SUSE
9 2 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.86%) CentOS
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) NCDA
2 1 (2.86%) NCIE
2 1 (2.86%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) NFS
3 6 (17.14%) SRDF
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) KVM
5 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (11.43%) Xen
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Samba
8 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.86%) StorNext
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) EMC
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) NetApp
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 9 (25.71%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 6 (17.14%) Brocade
6 6 (17.14%) Veritas
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.43%) Intel
9 3 (8.57%) BMC
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 3 (8.57%) Hitachi
9 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
9 3 (8.57%) IronPort
9 3 (8.57%) Postini
9 3 (8.57%) Proofpoint
10 2 (5.71%) Qualys