The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 345 403 308
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -95
Contract jobs citing NAS 279 202 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.40% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 2.85% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 109 199
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £197 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.60% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £43.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £37.25 £14.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.16% +40.90%
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
7337 7083 6513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.11% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4256 3846 3490
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 394 429
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 137 £395 -8.67% 25
South East +32 73 £358 +19.16% 19
Yorkshire 0 24 £350 +55.55% 7
North West -10 15 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England +7 14 £324 +96.40% 5
South West -6 8 £450 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -10 4 £375 +141.93% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 486 (85.71%) SAN
2 375 (66.14%) Windows
3 338 (59.61%) VMware
4 227 (40.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 196 (34.57%) Linux
6 193 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 193 (34.04%) Active Directory
7 173 (30.51%) Cisco
8 165 (29.10%) NetApp
9 149 (26.28%) UNIX
10 142 (25.04%) Data Centre
11 141 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 129 (22.75%) Firewall
13 125 (22.05%) Oracle
14 120 (21.16%) SQL
15 117 (20.63%) ITIL
16 116 (20.46%) Solaris
16 116 (20.46%) HP
17 113 (19.93%) DNS
18 111 (19.58%) Migration
19 105 (18.52%) SQL Server
20 95 (16.75%) Citrix
21 94 (16.58%) Finance
22 92 (16.23%) EMC
23 88 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
24 87 (15.34%) MS Exchange
25 85 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
26 81 (14.29%) Red Hat
27 77 (13.58%) LAN
27 77 (13.58%) Fibre Channel

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 87 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 57 (10.05%) IIS
3 54 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 45 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (5.82%) Apache
7 32 (5.64%) Tomcat
8 28 (4.94%) OpenStack
9 19 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (3.17%) Lync
11 17 (3.00%) WebSphere
12 14 (2.47%) JBoss
13 8 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (1.23%) Node.js
14 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.64%) MS Office
3 10 (1.76%) MS Project
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (1.23%) RMDS
3 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.23%) IaaS
2 24 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.70%) PaaS
4 18 (3.17%) Office 365
5 17 (3.00%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 486 (85.71%) SAN
2 129 (22.75%) Firewall
3 113 (19.93%) DNS
4 77 (13.58%) LAN
4 77 (13.58%) Fibre Channel
5 69 (12.17%) DHCP
5 69 (12.17%) TCP/IP
6 65 (11.46%) WAN
7 58 (10.23%) VLAN
8 48 (8.47%) iSCSI
9 47 (8.29%) LDAP
10 35 (6.17%) VPN
11 32 (5.64%) Wireless
12 22 (3.88%) WLAN
13 19 (3.35%) FTP
14 18 (3.17%) MPLS
14 18 (3.17%) FCoE
15 17 (3.00%) Network Security
16 16 (2.82%) VoIP
17 15 (2.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (2.12%) MySQL
7 12 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.23%) HBase
9 7 (1.23%) Big Data
9 7 (1.23%) Informix
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (0.71%) MS Access
11 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.76%) JIRA
3 5 (0.88%) MSI
4 3 (0.53%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.53%) JUnit
4 3 (0.53%) Selenium
4 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) Gerrit
4 3 (0.53%) Redmine
4 3 (0.53%) Trac
5 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
General
1 94 (16.58%) Finance
2 55 (9.70%) Banking
3 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.59%) Marketing
5 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.41%) Legal
6 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.88%) Advertising
6 5 (0.88%) Publishing
6 5 (0.88%) Law
7 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.71%) Retail
8 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.35%) Local Government
8 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (17.46%) Administrator
2 86 (15.17%) Architect
3 71 (12.52%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (9.17%) Consultant
5 51 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (7.94%) Analyst
7 40 (7.05%) Infrastructure Architect
8 35 (6.17%) Storage Engineer
9 27 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 26 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.70%) NetApp Engineer
12 20 (3.53%) NAS Engineer
13 19 (3.35%) UNIX Administrator
14 18 (3.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 17 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 16 (2.82%) Server Engineer
17 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 15 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
18 14 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.29%) Middleware
2 17 (3.00%) .NET
3 14 (2.47%) Web Services
4 11 (1.94%) J2EE
5 10 (1.76%) XML
5 10 (1.76%) HTML
6 9 (1.59%) Rendezvous
7 8 (1.41%) XSLT
7 8 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.23%) Ultra Messaging
8 7 (1.23%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.71%) LAMP
10 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.53%) ServiceStack
11 2 (0.35%) WSDL
11 2 (0.35%) JMS
11 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.18%) JDBC
12 1 (0.18%) SOAP
12 1 (0.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 142 (25.04%) Data Centre
2 57 (10.05%) Clustering
3 50 (8.82%) Replication
4 39 (6.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 33 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.59%) EMC VNX
7 15 (2.65%) CLARiiON
8 14 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.29%) Thin Client
9 13 (2.29%) EMC Centera
9 13 (2.29%) Fat Client
10 12 (2.12%) EMC VMAX
10 12 (2.12%) Celerra
11 11 (1.94%) FlexPod
11 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.76%) Symmetrix DMX
13 9 (1.59%) IBM XIV
13 9 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.41%) Symmetrix
14 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 375 (66.14%) Windows
2 196 (34.57%) Linux
3 149 (26.28%) UNIX
4 141 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (20.46%) Solaris
6 88 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (10.05%) Data ONTAP
9 55 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (5.64%) HPUX
11 25 (4.41%) Windows 7
12 24 (4.23%) AIX
13 18 (3.17%) SUSE
14 17 (3.00%) Windows 8
15 12 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.59%) CentOS
17 8 (1.41%) Ubuntu
18 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000
18 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
18 6 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.63%) ITIL
2 111 (19.58%) Migration
3 47 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (7.94%) Service Delivery
5 39 (6.88%) Project Management
6 36 (6.35%) Capacity Management
7 33 (5.82%) Service Management
8 31 (5.47%) Change Management
9 30 (5.29%) PRINCE2
10 29 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (4.94%) Change Control
12 24 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (3.70%) Workflow
14 20 (3.53%) Data Migration
15 19 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (3.35%) TOGAF
16 17 (3.00%) Server Building
17 16 (2.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 120 (21.16%) SQL
2 60 (10.58%) PowerShell
3 51 (8.99%) Perl
4 35 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 24 (4.23%) C
5 24 (4.23%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.06%) Python
7 22 (3.88%) Java
8 18 (3.17%) Korn
9 16 (2.82%) PHP
10 12 (2.12%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.76%) VB
12 8 (1.41%) VBScript
13 7 (1.23%) C#
14 5 (0.88%) C-shell
14 5 (0.88%) Ruby
15 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.53%) Jython
17 1 (0.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 36 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (6.00%) Degree
4 30 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.29%) MCSE
5 23 (4.06%) CCNA
6 20 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.29%) MCITP
9 11 (1.94%) MCP
10 10 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.59%) MCSA
11 9 (1.59%) CCNP
12 8 (1.41%) VCAP
13 6 (1.06%) IBM Certification
14 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.88%) NCDA
15 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.71%) RHCE
15 4 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.70%) SLA
2 7 (1.23%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) GxP
4 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 227 (40.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 72 (12.70%) NFS
4 66 (11.64%) vSphere
5 61 (10.76%) Hyper-V
6 45 (7.94%) VMware ESX
7 41 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (6.70%) XenApp
9 29 (5.11%) KVM
10 25 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (3.17%) Terminal Services
11 18 (3.17%) Xen
11 18 (3.17%) vCloud
12 17 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (3.00%) SRDF
12 17 (3.00%) XenDesktop
13 16 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (2.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 14 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (9.35%) NetBackup
2 28 (4.94%) SCCM
3 22 (3.88%) SnapVault
4 19 (3.35%) SnapMirror
5 18 (3.17%) SCOM
6 17 (3.00%) Puppet
6 17 (3.00%) Nagios
7 16 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.82%) vMotion
8 14 (2.47%) OpenView
8 14 (2.47%) Tivoli
9 12 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.59%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.59%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.23%) Cacti
11 7 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (1.23%) MOM
11 7 (1.23%) Graphite
11 7 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 338 (59.61%) VMware
2 193 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 173 (30.51%) Cisco
4 165 (29.10%) NetApp
5 125 (22.05%) Oracle
6 116 (20.46%) HP
7 95 (16.75%) Citrix
8 92 (16.23%) EMC
9 81 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 76 (13.40%) IBM
11 59 (10.41%) Veritas
12 44 (7.76%) Brocade
13 41 (7.23%) Symantec
14 35 (6.17%) Dell
15 27 (4.76%) Veeam
16 24 (4.23%) 3PAR
17 23 (4.06%) Sun
18 20 (3.53%) SolarWinds
19 19 (3.35%) CheckPoint
20 18 (3.17%) F5
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