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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 416 335 418
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +83
Contract jobs citing NAS 194 307 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 4.10% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 180 96
Median daily rate £450 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
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
7683 7496 6607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.60% 14.97% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4733 4276 3640
Median daily rate £400 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 432 383
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 -36 113 £460 +15.00% 10
South East -25 41 £430 +11.68% 20
East of England +4 12 £575 +76.92% 3
South West -14 9 £393 +1.29% 4
North West -24 8 £500 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire -14 7 £463 +23.33% 7
West Midlands -23 2 £363 -6.51%
North East -48 2 £500 +300.00%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 320 (83.99%) SAN
2 181 (47.51%) Linux
2 181 (47.51%) VMware
3 178 (46.72%) Windows
4 139 (36.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 137 (35.96%) EMC
6 133 (34.91%) Unix
7 125 (32.81%) NetApp
8 116 (30.45%) Active Directory
9 110 (28.87%) Data Centre
10 107 (28.08%) Finance
11 98 (25.72%) Solaris
12 83 (21.78%) Firewall
12 83 (21.78%) Migration
12 83 (21.78%) Banking
13 80 (21.00%) Microsoft
14 75 (19.69%) Red Hat
15 74 (19.42%) Oracle
16 70 (18.37%) Cisco
17 68 (17.85%) SQL Server
18 67 (17.59%) Veritas
19 63 (16.54%) HP
19 63 (16.54%) Windows Server
20 61 (16.01%) DNS
21 60 (15.75%) SQL
22 59 (15.49%) ITIL
22 59 (15.49%) LAN
22 59 (15.49%) IBM
23 55 (14.44%) WAN
23 55 (14.44%) Enterprise Storage

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 30 (7.87%) IIS
2 28 (7.35%) Apache
3 26 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.04%) MS Exchange
5 15 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.41%) MQSeries
7 12 (3.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (2.36%) TPMS
9 9 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.84%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.31%) JBoss
11 5 (1.31%) PowerExchange
11 5 (1.31%) SAS
11 5 (1.31%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) HipChat
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Exstream
2 1 (0.26%) RMDS
2 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.62%) Office 365
4 9 (2.36%) PaaS
5 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.57%) IaaS
7 5 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.52%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 320 (83.99%) SAN
2 83 (21.78%) Firewall
3 61 (16.01%) DNS
4 59 (15.49%) LAN
5 55 (14.44%) WAN
6 53 (13.91%) Fibre Channel
7 40 (10.50%) iSCSI
8 37 (9.71%) DHCP
9 36 (9.45%) TCP/IP
10 26 (6.82%) HTTP
11 25 (6.56%) VPN
12 23 (6.04%) Network Security
13 22 (5.77%) LDAP
14 21 (5.51%) Multicast
15 19 (4.99%) FCoE
16 17 (4.46%) IPsec
16 17 (4.46%) VLAN
17 16 (4.20%) FTP
17 16 (4.20%) VoIP
18 11 (2.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.51%) MySQL
3 13 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.15%) HBase
5 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.31%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.05%) SAS EBI
9 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.79%) DB2
10 3 (0.79%) ObjectStore
11 2 (0.52%) Big Data
11 2 (0.52%) OLTP
12 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 107 (28.08%) Finance
2 83 (21.78%) Banking
3 16 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.10%) Law
7 6 (1.57%) Games
8 5 (1.31%) Legal
8 5 (1.31%) Marketing
9 4 (1.05%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.52%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (27.03%) Administrator
2 85 (22.31%) Architect
3 77 (20.21%) Systems Administrator
4 56 (14.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 46 (12.07%) Unix Administrator
6 44 (11.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 34 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (7.35%) Storage Administrator
9 27 (7.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 23 (6.04%) VMware Specialist
11 22 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
12 20 (5.25%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.99%) VMware Engineer
14 18 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.72%) Storage Engineer
15 17 (4.46%) Project Manager
16 16 (4.20%) Analyst
17 15 (3.94%) SAN Engineer
17 15 (3.94%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.56%) Middleware
2 15 (3.94%) J2EE
3 11 (2.89%) HTML
3 11 (2.89%) Rendezvous
4 10 (2.62%) LAMP
4 10 (2.62%) XML
4 10 (2.62%) XSLT
5 9 (2.36%) Web Services
6 7 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.31%) .NET
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.05%) jQuery
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.52%) JSP
10 2 (0.52%) libvirt
11 1 (0.26%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.26%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.26%) Ultra Messaging
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 110 (28.87%) Data Centre
2 55 (14.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 35 (9.19%) EMC VNX
4 31 (8.14%) Clustering
5 25 (6.56%) EMC VMAX
6 18 (4.72%) Replication
7 16 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.94%) New Media
9 14 (3.67%) VCE vBlock
10 12 (3.15%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.89%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.89%) IBM XIV
12 10 (2.62%) iPad
13 8 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (2.10%) User Experience
14 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
15 5 (1.31%) CMDB
15 5 (1.31%) EMC Centera
15 5 (1.31%) Mainframe
16 4 (1.05%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 181 (47.51%) Linux
2 178 (46.72%) Windows
3 133 (34.91%) Unix
4 98 (25.72%) Solaris
5 63 (16.54%) Windows Server
6 54 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (5.51%) AIX
9 19 (4.99%) SUSE
10 16 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.94%) Data ONTAP
12 12 (3.15%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.31%) CentOS
14 5 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.05%) MVS
15 4 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.78%) Migration
2 59 (15.49%) ITIL
3 39 (10.24%) Capacity Planning
4 37 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
5 36 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.87%) Load Balancing
6 30 (7.87%) Project Management
7 25 (6.56%) DevOps
8 24 (6.30%) Change Management
8 24 (6.30%) Re-Platforming
9 23 (6.04%) Performance Management
10 22 (5.77%) High Availability
10 22 (5.77%) Problem Management
11 21 (5.51%) Configuration Management
12 19 (4.99%) Capacity Management
12 19 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (4.99%) TOGAF
13 17 (4.46%) Data Migration
13 17 (4.46%) Risk Management
14 16 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.75%) SQL
2 40 (10.50%) Shell Script
3 36 (9.45%) Perl
4 31 (8.14%) Python
5 26 (6.82%) Java
6 20 (5.25%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.57%) C-shell
9 6 (1.57%) Korn
10 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.99%) Degree
4 18 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.89%) CCNP
7 10 (2.62%) CCNA
8 9 (2.36%) MCSE
9 8 (2.10%) NCDA
10 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.84%) NCIE
11 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.57%) RHCA
11 6 (1.57%) RHCE
11 6 (1.57%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.31%) MCSA
12 5 (1.31%) NCSA
13 3 (0.79%) MCP
13 3 (0.79%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.89%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (36.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (30.45%) Active Directory
3 53 (13.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 51 (13.39%) NFS
5 34 (8.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 34 (8.92%) vSphere
6 21 (5.51%) VMware ESX
7 20 (5.25%) KVM
8 19 (4.99%) Hyper-V
9 17 (4.46%) SRDF
9 17 (4.46%) Xen
10 14 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (3.41%) Samba
11 13 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (2.62%) Firmware
13 9 (2.36%) vCloud
14 8 (2.10%) Veritas File System
15 6 (1.57%) iptables
16 5 (1.31%) Sendmail
16 5 (1.31%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 38 (9.97%) NetBackup
2 21 (5.51%) Puppet
3 18 (4.72%) SCOM
4 17 (4.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (3.67%) Nagios
6 12 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (3.15%) Tivoli
7 11 (2.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (2.62%) SCCM
9 9 (2.36%) vRealize
10 8 (2.10%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (1.57%) BladeLogic
12 6 (1.57%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.57%) SnapVault
13 5 (1.31%) Control-M
13 5 (1.31%) MIMEsweeper
13 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 181 (47.51%) VMware
2 137 (35.96%) EMC
3 125 (32.81%) NetApp
4 80 (21.00%) Microsoft
5 75 (19.69%) Red Hat
6 74 (19.42%) Oracle
7 70 (18.37%) Cisco
8 67 (17.59%) Veritas
9 63 (16.54%) HP
10 59 (15.49%) IBM
11 35 (9.19%) Brocade
12 31 (8.14%) Citrix
13 29 (7.61%) Symantec
14 25 (6.56%) Sun
15 18 (4.72%) F5
15 18 (4.72%) Sybase
16 15 (3.94%) CheckPoint
16 15 (3.94%) Dell
16 15 (3.94%) Intel
17 14 (3.67%) CommVault
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