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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 388 373 321
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -52
Contract jobs citing NAS 236 224 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 2.99% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 124 183
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£375 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £29.23 £31.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +51.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.91 £14.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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
7567 7483 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.03% 14.86% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4383 4125 3639
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 £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +22 126 £400 -1.53% 27
South East -21 56 £344 +5.76% 17
Yorkshire -19 15 £380 +36.93% 7
North West -28 13 £445 +4.70% 1
East of England +8 12 £338 +34.32% 2
South West -9 9 £288 -23.33% 8
West Midlands -18 1 £375 +141.93% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 456 (85.39%) SAN
2 352 (65.92%) Windows
3 320 (59.93%) VMware
4 201 (37.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 197 (36.89%) Linux
6 172 (32.21%) Active Directory
7 168 (31.46%) Microsoft
8 164 (30.71%) NetApp
9 152 (28.46%) Cisco
10 148 (27.72%) UNIX
11 130 (24.34%) Data Centre
12 129 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 115 (21.54%) DNS
14 113 (21.16%) Solaris
14 113 (21.16%) SQL
15 112 (20.97%) Oracle
16 111 (20.79%) HP
16 111 (20.79%) Firewall
17 107 (20.04%) ITIL
18 94 (17.60%) Finance
19 93 (17.42%) Migration
20 88 (16.48%) Red Hat
21 85 (15.92%) MS Exchange
22 84 (15.73%) EMC
23 78 (14.61%) Citrix
24 76 (14.23%) SQL Server
25 75 (14.04%) NFS
26 74 (13.86%) LAN
26 74 (13.86%) IBM
26 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 85 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.36%) SharePoint
3 46 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (8.43%) IIS
5 33 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (5.62%) Apache
6 30 (5.62%) Tomcat
7 24 (4.49%) OpenStack
8 18 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (2.81%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.81%) Lync
10 14 (2.62%) JBoss
11 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.31%) Node.js
12 7 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.43%) MS Office
3 8 (1.50%) MS Project
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.94%) RMDS
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.49%) IaaS
2 24 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.93%) PaaS
4 18 (3.37%) Office 365
5 17 (3.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 456 (85.39%) SAN
2 115 (21.54%) DNS
3 111 (20.79%) Firewall
4 74 (13.86%) LAN
5 71 (13.30%) TCP/IP
6 68 (12.73%) DHCP
7 65 (12.17%) Fibre Channel
8 57 (10.67%) VLAN
9 55 (10.30%) WAN
10 49 (9.18%) LDAP
11 40 (7.49%) iSCSI
12 29 (5.43%) VPN
13 25 (4.68%) Wireless
14 21 (3.93%) WLAN
15 20 (3.75%) FTP
16 19 (3.56%) FCoE
17 15 (2.81%) SMTP
17 15 (2.81%) VoIP
18 14 (2.62%) SSL
19 13 (2.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.37%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.62%) MySQL
4 14 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.25%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.31%) Informix
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.12%) HBase
7 6 (1.12%) Big Data
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.56%) MS Access
9 3 (0.56%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.56%) DataStage
9 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.87%) JIRA
1 10 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.94%) MSI
3 3 (0.56%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.56%) JUnit
3 3 (0.56%) Selenium
3 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.56%) Trac
3 3 (0.56%) Redmine
4 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
General
1 94 (17.60%) Finance
2 55 (10.30%) Banking
3 13 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.50%) Marketing
5 8 (1.50%) Legal
6 6 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (0.94%) Publishing
7 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.94%) Law
8 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Retail
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (20.22%) Administrator
2 81 (15.17%) Systems Administrator
3 71 (13.30%) Architect
4 52 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 49 (9.18%) Consultant
6 43 (8.05%) Analyst
7 37 (6.93%) Infrastructure Architect
7 37 (6.93%) Storage Engineer
8 25 (4.68%) Support Engineer
9 24 (4.49%) NetApp Engineer
10 23 (4.31%) NAS Engineer
10 23 (4.31%) UNIX Administrator
11 22 (4.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 21 (3.93%) Technical Architect
13 17 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 14 (2.62%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 13 (2.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 13 (2.43%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.61%) Middleware
2 11 (2.06%) .NET
3 8 (1.50%) Web Services
3 8 (1.50%) XML
3 8 (1.50%) HTML
3 8 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.31%) Rendezvous
4 7 (1.31%) J2EE
5 6 (1.12%) XSLT
5 6 (1.12%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.94%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (0.75%) LAMP
8 2 (0.37%) JMS
8 2 (0.37%) WSH
8 2 (0.37%) WSDL
8 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.37%) REST
8 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.37%) ServiceStack
9 1 (0.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 130 (24.34%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 38 (7.12%) Clustering
4 37 (6.93%) Replication
5 27 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.81%) EMC VNX
7 14 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.25%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (2.06%) CLARiiON
11 10 (1.87%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.69%) EMC Centera
12 9 (1.69%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.69%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.50%) IBM XIV
13 8 (1.50%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
15 6 (1.12%) Informatics
15 6 (1.12%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 352 (65.92%) Windows
2 197 (36.89%) Linux
3 148 (27.72%) UNIX
4 129 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (21.16%) Solaris
6 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (11.05%) Data ONTAP
9 58 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (5.43%) HPUX
11 24 (4.49%) Windows 7
12 23 (4.31%) AIX
13 18 (3.37%) SUSE
13 18 (3.37%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (1.69%) CentOS
16 8 (1.50%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.12%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.12%) Android
18 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (20.04%) ITIL
2 93 (17.42%) Migration
3 44 (8.24%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.74%) Change Management
4 36 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (6.18%) Service Management
5 33 (6.18%) Capacity Management
6 28 (5.24%) Project Management
7 26 (4.87%) PRINCE2
8 21 (3.93%) Change Control
9 20 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (3.56%) Load Balancing
11 18 (3.37%) Configuration Management
11 18 (3.37%) Workflow
11 18 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (3.18%) TOGAF
12 17 (3.18%) Data Migration
13 14 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (21.16%) SQL
2 65 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 50 (9.36%) Perl
4 38 (7.12%) Shell Script
5 27 (5.06%) Bash Shell
6 21 (3.93%) Korn
7 18 (3.37%) C
8 17 (3.18%) Python
9 15 (2.81%) Java
9 15 (2.81%) PHP
10 10 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.87%) VB
11 6 (1.12%) C#
12 5 (0.94%) VBScript
12 5 (0.94%) C-shell
12 5 (0.94%) Ruby
13 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.37%) Jython
16 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (6.37%) Degree
2 33 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.93%) CCNA
6 20 (3.75%) MCSE
7 18 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.43%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.06%) MCP
10 8 (1.50%) CCNP
10 8 (1.50%) MCSA
10 8 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.50%) VCAP
11 6 (1.12%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.94%) MCITP
12 5 (0.94%) NCDA
12 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.75%) RHCE
13 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.75%) GxP
3 4 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (37.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (32.21%) Active Directory
3 75 (14.04%) NFS
4 65 (12.17%) vSphere
5 50 (9.36%) Hyper-V
6 44 (8.24%) VMware ESX
7 39 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (5.06%) XenApp
9 26 (4.87%) KVM
10 25 (4.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 18 (3.37%) vCloud
13 17 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (3.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (2.81%) SRDF
15 15 (2.81%) Xen
16 14 (2.62%) XenDesktop
17 9 (1.69%) VMware Server
17 9 (1.69%) DFS Replication
18 8 (1.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 56 (10.49%) NetBackup
2 27 (5.06%) SCCM
3 25 (4.68%) SnapVault
4 19 (3.56%) SnapMirror
4 19 (3.56%) SCOM
5 17 (3.18%) Puppet
6 16 (3.00%) Nagios
7 15 (2.81%) Backup Exec
7 15 (2.81%) vMotion
8 12 (2.25%) OpenView
9 10 (1.87%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.50%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.31%) MOM
12 7 (1.31%) Cacti
12 7 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (1.31%) Salt
12 7 (1.31%) Opsview
Vendors
1 320 (59.93%) VMware
2 168 (31.46%) Microsoft
3 164 (30.71%) NetApp
4 152 (28.46%) Cisco
5 112 (20.97%) Oracle
6 111 (20.79%) HP
7 88 (16.48%) Red Hat
8 84 (15.73%) EMC
9 78 (14.61%) Citrix
10 74 (13.86%) IBM
11 58 (10.86%) Veritas
12 45 (8.43%) Symantec
12 45 (8.43%) Brocade
13 35 (6.55%) Dell
14 25 (4.68%) Sun
15 23 (4.31%) Veeam
16 19 (3.56%) 3PAR
17 18 (3.37%) F5
18 17 (3.18%) CommVault
19 14 (2.62%) Isilon
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