The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 443 417 384
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -33
Contract jobs citing NAS 166 198 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 2.79% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 128 149
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.38%
NAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7040 7109 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.20% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4244 4229 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 444 412
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the England region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in England

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in England

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the England region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in England

NAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

NAS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 55 £448 +6.54% 14
South East +21 51 £425 -19.81% 6
North East -36 13 £325 +44.44%
South West +10 12 £300 -4.00%
East Midlands +3 9 £120 -68.00% 2
North West -3 9 £330 -0.37% 4
Yorkshire +6 7 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England +3 7 £531 +37.09% 2
West Midlands -26 5 £315 +103.22%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 England region with a requirement for NAS.

1 307 (85.28%) SAN
2 214 (59.44%) Windows
3 194 (53.89%) VMware
4 161 (44.72%) Linux
5 154 (42.78%) Microsoft
6 137 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 129 (35.83%) Active Directory
8 124 (34.44%) Windows Server
9 106 (29.44%) HP
10 102 (28.33%) EMC
11 101 (28.06%) NetApp
12 89 (24.72%) Solaris
13 83 (23.06%) Unix
13 83 (23.06%) SQL Server
14 80 (22.22%) ITIL
15 77 (21.39%) Oracle
16 75 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 74 (20.56%) MS Exchange
18 72 (20.00%) NFS
19 71 (19.72%) SQL
20 68 (18.89%) Cisco
21 67 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 67 (18.61%) iSCSI
22 66 (18.33%) Finance
22 66 (18.33%) Red Hat
23 62 (17.22%) DNS
23 62 (17.22%) Data Centre
24 59 (16.39%) Firewall
24 59 (16.39%) Security Cleared
25 53 (14.72%) IBM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 74 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.72%) IIS
3 45 (12.50%) Apache
4 36 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 26 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 25 (6.94%) WebSphere
7 20 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
9 17 (4.72%) Skype for Business
10 15 (4.17%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.78%) WebLogic
12 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.83%) JBoss
14 3 (0.83%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.33%) Faxination
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Exstream
3 3 (0.83%) RMDS
4 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.33%) Office 365
2 20 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.89%) Mimecast
4 11 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.11%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.56%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 307 (85.28%) SAN
2 67 (18.61%) iSCSI
3 62 (17.22%) DNS
4 59 (16.39%) Firewall
5 50 (13.89%) WAN
6 49 (13.61%) LAN
7 46 (12.78%) HTTP
8 45 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 36 (10.00%) DHCP
10 34 (9.44%) FCoE
10 34 (9.44%) TCP/IP
11 28 (7.78%) FTP
12 24 (6.67%) Internet
13 23 (6.39%) Multicast
13 23 (6.39%) SSH
14 22 (6.11%) VLAN
15 18 (5.00%) VPN
16 14 (3.89%) VoIP
17 13 (3.61%) HTTPS
17 13 (3.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.94%) MySQL
3 18 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 18 (5.00%) HBase
4 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.94%) DB2
5 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.11%) Big Data
7 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.28%) EDMS
8 1 (0.28%) OLAP
8 1 (0.28%) OLTP
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 66 (18.33%) Finance
2 38 (10.56%) Banking
3 16 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.67%) Advertising
5 6 (1.67%) Legal
5 6 (1.67%) Publishing
6 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (0.83%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Local Government
8 3 (0.83%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (23.89%) Administrator
2 50 (13.89%) Architect
3 49 (13.61%) Systems Administrator
4 33 (9.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 30 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.39%) Unix Administrator
7 22 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.56%) Analyst
8 20 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
9 18 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
9 18 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (4.72%) Storage Engineer
11 15 (4.17%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.61%) SAN Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.61%) Middleware
2 17 (4.72%) Web Services
3 16 (4.44%) HTML
3 16 (4.44%) Rendezvous
3 16 (4.44%) XML
3 16 (4.44%) XSLT
4 13 (3.61%) LAMP
5 10 (2.78%) J2EE
5 10 (2.78%) libvirt
5 10 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (2.50%) .NET
7 8 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.83%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.83%) COM
9 3 (0.83%) JSP
9 3 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.28%) JMS
10 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 45 (12.50%) Clustering
3 24 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.67%) Replication
3 24 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 23 (6.39%) Blackberry
5 21 (5.83%) EMC VNX
6 19 (5.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 18 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
8 16 (4.44%) EMC VMAX
9 15 (4.17%) CLARiiON
9 15 (4.17%) Computer Science
10 14 (3.89%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.78%) Private Cloud
12 8 (2.22%) PDA
13 7 (1.94%) BYOD
13 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.94%) HP Storage
14 6 (1.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 214 (59.44%) Windows
2 161 (44.72%) Linux
3 124 (34.44%) Windows Server
4 89 (24.72%) Solaris
5 83 (23.06%) Unix
6 75 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (6.94%) SUSE
11 24 (6.67%) Windows 7
12 17 (4.72%) Apple iOS
13 16 (4.44%) Android
14 14 (3.89%) Data ONTAP
15 13 (3.61%) Windows XP
16 12 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (3.06%) AIX
18 9 (2.50%) Ubuntu
19 7 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 5 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.22%) ITIL
2 49 (13.61%) Migration
3 38 (10.56%) Change Management
4 36 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (8.06%) High Availability
6 27 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (6.94%) Load Balancing
8 24 (6.67%) Project Management
9 23 (6.39%) Benchmarking
10 21 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (5.28%) DevOps
12 17 (4.72%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
13 16 (4.44%) Presales
13 16 (4.44%) Service Delivery
14 15 (4.17%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.89%) Capacity Management
16 13 (3.61%) Matrix Organization
16 13 (3.61%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.72%) SQL
2 39 (10.83%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.22%) Java
5 25 (6.94%) Python
6 21 (5.83%) Perl
7 11 (3.06%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.39%) Jython
10 4 (1.11%) C
10 4 (1.11%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.56%) C#
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.00%) MCSE
6 16 (4.44%) Degree
7 15 (4.17%) CCNP
8 13 (3.61%) CCNA
8 13 (3.61%) RHCE
9 10 (2.78%) RHCA
9 10 (2.78%) RHCSA
10 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.22%) MCP
10 8 (2.22%) VCAP
11 7 (1.94%) VCP5
12 5 (1.39%) VCP6
13 4 (1.11%) MCITP
13 4 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.72%) SLA
2 7 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.11%) QA
5 3 (0.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (35.83%) Active Directory
3 72 (20.00%) NFS
4 43 (11.94%) Hyper-V
5 41 (11.39%) vSphere
6 36 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 34 (9.44%) KVM
8 32 (8.89%) SRDF
9 25 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (6.67%) VMware ESX
10 24 (6.67%) Xen
11 23 (6.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 16 (4.44%) XenServer
13 14 (3.89%) Veritas File System
14 12 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (3.06%) XenApp
16 10 (2.78%) iptables
16 10 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
18 6 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 29 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 29 (8.06%) SCCM
3 26 (7.22%) Puppet
4 15 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (3.89%) OpenView
6 13 (3.61%) SCOM
7 12 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (3.33%) WSUS
8 11 (3.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 11 (3.06%) Terraform
8 11 (3.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 10 (2.78%) HAProxy
9 10 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (1.94%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.67%) Nagios
12 6 (1.67%) PowerCLI
13 5 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 194 (53.89%) VMware
2 154 (42.78%) Microsoft
3 106 (29.44%) HP
4 102 (28.33%) EMC
5 101 (28.06%) NetApp
6 77 (21.39%) Oracle
7 68 (18.89%) Cisco
8 66 (18.33%) Red Hat
9 53 (14.72%) IBM
9 53 (14.72%) Veritas
10 39 (10.83%) Citrix
10 39 (10.83%) Symantec
11 27 (7.50%) Sun
12 26 (7.22%) Intel
13 24 (6.67%) Dell
14 23 (6.39%) Brocade
15 20 (5.56%) Sybase
16 16 (4.44%) DataSynapse
16 16 (4.44%) TIBCO
17 14 (3.89%) IronPort
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