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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 167 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing NAS 41 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 3.30% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £309 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £370
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
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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
744 696 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.74% 11.88% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 491 566
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £231 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 40
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 1 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 66 (95.65%) SAN
2 56 (81.16%) Windows
3 39 (56.52%) VMware
4 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
5 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 26 (37.68%) Cisco
7 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 21 (30.43%) Solaris
9 21 (30.43%) Linux
9 21 (30.43%) Finance
10 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (26.09%) SQL
11 17 (24.64%) Oracle
12 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
13 15 (21.74%) ITIL
13 15 (21.74%) NetApp
13 15 (21.74%) Firewall
13 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 14 (20.29%) Banking
14 14 (20.29%) LAN
14 14 (20.29%) DNS
14 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
14 14 (20.29%) HP
15 13 (18.84%) EMC
15 13 (18.84%) iSCSI
16 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
16 12 (17.39%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) IIS
3 7 (10.14%) Apache
3 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.35%) Lync
7 2 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.45%) Drupal
8 1 (1.45%) nginx
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.45%) JBoss
8 1 (1.45%) PowerExchange
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Project
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) RMDS
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (95.65%) SAN
2 15 (21.74%) Firewall
3 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.29%) DNS
3 14 (20.29%) LAN
4 13 (18.84%) iSCSI
5 12 (17.39%) WAN
6 11 (15.94%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (14.49%) FCoE
7 10 (14.49%) DHCP
8 8 (11.59%) VLAN
9 7 (10.14%) Multicast
9 7 (10.14%) VPN
10 6 (8.70%) LDAP
10 6 (8.70%) HTTP
11 3 (4.35%) VoIP
11 3 (4.35%) SMTP
11 3 (4.35%) Wireless
12 2 (2.90%) Intranet
12 2 (2.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.25%) HBase
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Local Government
3 4 (5.80%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Administrator
2 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (21.74%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Server Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.90%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Middleware
2 7 (10.14%) Rendezvous
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 6 (8.70%) XML
3 6 (8.70%) XSLT
4 5 (7.25%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Clustering
3 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.35%) HACMP
6 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.45%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.45%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.45%) iPhone
8 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 56 (81.16%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Solaris
3 21 (30.43%) Linux
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.49%) UNIX
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.80%) CentOS
8 4 (5.80%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.35%) SUSE
9 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Project Management
2 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.49%) Migration
4 9 (13.04%) Change Management
5 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.70%) Workflow
6 6 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.25%) Validation
7 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.80%) Business Transformation
8 4 (5.80%) Line Management
8 4 (5.80%) Service Management
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) C
3 6 (8.70%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.25%) Korn
5 4 (5.80%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) Perl
6 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) C-shell
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) MCSE
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCITP
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) RHCE
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) NCDA
5 1 (1.45%) VCAP
5 1 (1.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.94%) NFS
4 11 (15.94%) Xen
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (10.14%) SRDF
6 7 (10.14%) KVM
7 6 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (8.70%) vSphere
8 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (4.35%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.90%) XenApp
11 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.45%) Varnish
11 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.35%) MOM
4 2 (2.90%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 2 (2.90%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.45%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.45%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.45%) SnapLock
5 1 (1.45%) Control-M
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) VMware
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.68%) Cisco
4 17 (24.64%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) NetApp
6 14 (20.29%) HP
7 13 (18.84%) EMC
8 11 (15.94%) IBM
9 8 (11.59%) Citrix
10 7 (10.14%) Intel
10 7 (10.14%) Sybase
10 7 (10.14%) Dell
10 7 (10.14%) Veritas
10 7 (10.14%) TIBCO
10 7 (10.14%) DataSynapse
11 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
11 6 (8.70%) CommVault
12 5 (7.25%) Symantec
12 5 (7.25%) StorageTek
13 4 (5.80%) Dell Compellent
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