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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 421 411 388
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing NAS 209 231 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 3.13% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 125
Median daily rate £438 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £20.25 £29.23 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £21.00 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £29.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £29.23 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +29.91%
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
7846 7381 7628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.16% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4850 4271 4179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 478 432
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -32 105 £448 +11.87% 16
South East -9 35 £400 +16.36% 11
East of England +33 23 £488 +44.44%
West Midlands -16 15 £240 -36.00% 5
North West +9 10 £345 -22.47% 3
Yorkshire -9 10 £513 +34.86% 1
East Midlands - 6 £375 - 1
South West 0 3 £230 -16.36% 4
North East - 3 £440 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for NAS.

1 333 (82.43%) SAN
2 221 (54.70%) Windows
3 202 (50.00%) VMware
4 196 (48.51%) Linux
5 151 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 142 (35.15%) NetApp
7 139 (34.41%) EMC
8 134 (33.17%) Active Directory
9 122 (30.20%) Microsoft
10 116 (28.71%) Unix
11 108 (26.73%) Solaris
12 105 (25.99%) HP
13 97 (24.01%) Windows Server
14 95 (23.51%) Finance
15 90 (22.28%) ITIL
16 86 (21.29%) SQL Server
17 83 (20.54%) Oracle
18 81 (20.05%) Firewall
19 78 (19.31%) Migration
19 78 (19.31%) Cisco
19 78 (19.31%) Red Hat
20 75 (18.56%) Banking
21 74 (18.32%) WAN
22 71 (17.57%) IBM
22 71 (17.57%) Veritas
22 71 (17.57%) LAN
22 71 (17.57%) Data Centre
23 66 (16.34%) SQL
24 64 (15.84%) DNS
25 62 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008

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 57 (14.11%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.38%) IIS
3 42 (10.40%) Apache
4 35 (8.66%) Tomcat
5 31 (7.67%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 20 (4.95%) Skype for Business
8 17 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (3.96%) MQSeries
10 14 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (3.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 10 (2.48%) OpenStack
12 9 (2.23%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.24%) iPlanet
13 5 (1.24%) TPMS
13 5 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.70%) MS Office
3 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) MS Project
5 2 (0.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.97%) Faxination
2 2 (0.50%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) assyst
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.93%) Office 365
2 26 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.71%) Mimecast
4 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.49%) IaaS
6 6 (1.49%) PaaS
7 4 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 333 (82.43%) SAN
2 81 (20.05%) Firewall
3 74 (18.32%) WAN
4 71 (17.57%) LAN
5 64 (15.84%) DNS
6 59 (14.60%) Fibre Channel
7 50 (12.38%) iSCSI
8 45 (11.14%) HTTP
9 34 (8.42%) FCoE
10 33 (8.17%) VPN
11 32 (7.92%) FTP
12 31 (7.67%) DHCP
12 31 (7.67%) TCP/IP
13 26 (6.44%) Network Security
14 24 (5.94%) Internet
14 24 (5.94%) Multicast
15 22 (5.45%) LDAP
16 20 (4.95%) SSH
17 17 (4.21%) VLAN
18 14 (3.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.44%) MySQL
3 17 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.96%) HBase
5 9 (2.23%) DB2
6 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.24%) Big Data
10 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.50%) ObjectStore
13 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.25%) MS Access
13 1 (0.25%) OLAP
13 1 (0.25%) OLTP
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.23%) TeamCity
2 8 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 95 (23.51%) Finance
2 75 (18.56%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.48%) Law
6 5 (1.24%) Games
7 4 (0.99%) Advertising
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
7 4 (0.99%) Legal
7 4 (0.99%) Publishing
7 4 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (28.22%) Administrator
2 78 (19.31%) Systems Administrator
3 75 (18.56%) Architect
4 52 (12.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 35 (8.66%) Unix Administrator
6 32 (7.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.67%) Linux Administrator
8 27 (6.68%) Storage Administrator
9 24 (5.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 22 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.95%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.70%) VMware Engineer
14 18 (4.46%) Project Manager
15 17 (4.21%) Analyst
15 17 (4.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 17 (4.21%) VMWare Administrator
16 16 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 16 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
16 16 (3.96%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.89%) Middleware
2 19 (4.70%) J2EE
3 14 (3.47%) HTML
3 14 (3.47%) LAMP
3 14 (3.47%) Rendezvous
4 13 (3.22%) XML
4 13 (3.22%) XSLT
5 12 (2.97%) Web Services
6 10 (2.48%) .NET
7 8 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.49%) libvirt
8 6 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (1.24%) JSP
10 4 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
12 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.25%) ELK Stack
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.25%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 48 (11.88%) Clustering
3 33 (8.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 28 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 26 (6.44%) Virtual Team
6 24 (5.94%) Blackberry
7 22 (5.45%) EMC VNX
8 19 (4.70%) Replication
9 17 (4.21%) CLARiiON
10 13 (3.22%) EMC VMAX
11 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.72%) iPad
13 10 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
14 9 (2.23%) IBM XIV
15 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.98%) PDA
16 7 (1.73%) BYOD
17 6 (1.49%) Private Cloud
17 6 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 221 (54.70%) Windows
2 196 (48.51%) Linux
3 116 (28.71%) Unix
4 108 (26.73%) Solaris
5 97 (24.01%) Windows Server
6 62 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (6.44%) SUSE
11 23 (5.69%) AIX
12 17 (4.21%) Android
12 17 (4.21%) Apple iOS
13 14 (3.47%) Windows 7
14 12 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.49%) CentOS
16 6 (1.49%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.28%) ITIL
2 78 (19.31%) Migration
3 41 (10.15%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (9.65%) Load Balancing
5 35 (8.66%) Project Management
6 32 (7.92%) Change Management
7 30 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (6.44%) High Availability
10 25 (6.19%) Benchmarking
11 21 (5.20%) DevOps
12 20 (4.95%) Data Migration
13 19 (4.70%) Capacity Management
14 17 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (3.71%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.71%) Risk Management
15 15 (3.71%) Secure Coding
16 14 (3.47%) Configuration Management
16 14 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.34%) SQL
2 47 (11.63%) Perl
3 38 (9.41%) Java
4 36 (8.91%) Python
5 31 (7.67%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.94%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.96%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 33 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (3.96%) MCSE
5 15 (3.71%) Degree
6 10 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.23%) CCNA
7 9 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.98%) CCNP
8 8 (1.98%) MCP
9 7 (1.73%) RHCA
9 7 (1.73%) RHCE
9 7 (1.73%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.49%) MCSA
11 5 (1.24%) VCAP
11 5 (1.24%) VCP5
11 5 (1.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.99%) NCDA
13 3 (0.74%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.24%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.99%) QA
5 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 151 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (33.17%) Active Directory
3 60 (14.85%) NFS
4 57 (14.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 37 (9.16%) Hyper-V
6 36 (8.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 35 (8.66%) KVM
8 29 (7.18%) SRDF
9 28 (6.93%) vSphere
10 27 (6.68%) Xen
11 21 (5.20%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (4.21%) VMware ESX
13 14 (3.47%) Samba
14 13 (3.22%) XenApp
15 12 (2.97%) Firmware
15 12 (2.97%) XenServer
16 10 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
18 7 (1.73%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (10.89%) NetBackup
2 30 (7.43%) Puppet
3 27 (6.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 26 (6.44%) SCCM
5 25 (6.19%) SCOM
6 16 (3.96%) Nagios
6 16 (3.96%) OpenView
7 13 (3.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (2.72%) BMC PATROL
9 11 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
10 8 (1.98%) Terraform
10 8 (1.98%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.73%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.73%) SnapVault
11 7 (1.73%) vRealize
12 6 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (1.49%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 202 (50.00%) VMware
2 142 (35.15%) NetApp
3 139 (34.41%) EMC
4 122 (30.20%) Microsoft
5 105 (25.99%) HP
6 83 (20.54%) Oracle
7 78 (19.31%) Cisco
7 78 (19.31%) Red Hat
8 71 (17.57%) IBM
8 71 (17.57%) Veritas
9 51 (12.62%) Citrix
10 43 (10.64%) Symantec
11 28 (6.93%) Brocade
12 27 (6.68%) Intel
13 21 (5.20%) F5
14 20 (4.95%) Sybase
15 19 (4.70%) Dell
15 19 (4.70%) Hitachi
16 16 (3.96%) CheckPoint
16 16 (3.96%) Sun
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