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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 455 459 411
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -48
Contract jobs citing NAS 169 185 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 2.53% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 112 125
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
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
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -34 70 £448 +11.87% 13
South East +9 30 £388 +9.15% 5
East of England +7 18 £488 +30.00% 3
West Midlands -5 18 £311 -17.00% 4
North East - 12 £331 -
North West +9 10 £348 -21.91% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £500 +28.20% 4
South West +3 3 £230 -20.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 3
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 303 (79.74%) SAN
2 220 (57.89%) Windows
3 203 (53.42%) VMware
4 167 (43.95%) Linux
5 150 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 144 (37.89%) Active Directory
7 132 (34.74%) Microsoft
8 126 (33.16%) NetApp
9 118 (31.05%) EMC
10 113 (29.74%) Windows Server
11 110 (28.95%) HP
12 94 (24.74%) SQL Server
13 90 (23.68%) ITIL
14 89 (23.42%) Unix
15 85 (22.37%) Solaris
16 84 (22.11%) Finance
17 81 (21.32%) Firewall
18 78 (20.53%) SQL
18 78 (20.53%) Cisco
19 76 (20.00%) WAN
20 74 (19.47%) Oracle
21 72 (18.95%) LAN
22 71 (18.68%) Data Centre
23 66 (17.37%) DNS
24 63 (16.58%) IBM
24 63 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
25 61 (16.05%) Red Hat
25 61 (16.05%) Migration
26 60 (15.79%) NFS
27 58 (15.26%) IIS

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 58 (15.26%) IIS
2 56 (14.74%) MS Exchange
3 45 (11.84%) Apache
4 38 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 34 (8.95%) SharePoint
6 20 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 20 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 18 (4.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (3.95%) MQSeries
9 15 (3.95%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (2.89%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.63%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.32%) iPlanet
13 5 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.47%) MS Office
3 6 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (3.16%) Faxination
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Exstream
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.11%) Office 365
2 24 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.95%) Mimecast
4 12 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.58%) IaaS
7 5 (1.32%) PaaS
8 4 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 303 (79.74%) SAN
2 81 (21.32%) Firewall
3 76 (20.00%) WAN
4 72 (18.95%) LAN
5 66 (17.37%) DNS
6 58 (15.26%) iSCSI
7 52 (13.68%) HTTP
8 47 (12.37%) Fibre Channel
9 35 (9.21%) FCoE
10 33 (8.68%) DHCP
11 32 (8.42%) TCP/IP
12 31 (8.16%) FTP
13 29 (7.63%) VPN
14 26 (6.84%) Network Security
15 24 (6.32%) Internet
15 24 (6.32%) Multicast
16 21 (5.53%) LDAP
17 19 (5.00%) SSH
18 18 (4.74%) HTTPS
18 18 (4.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.32%) MySQL
3 18 (4.74%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.47%) HBase
5 9 (2.37%) DB2
6 8 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.32%) Big Data
10 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.53%) ObjectStore
13 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.26%) EDMS
13 1 (0.26%) OLAP
13 1 (0.26%) OLTP
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.79%) JIRA
3 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 84 (22.11%) Finance
2 55 (14.47%) Banking
3 16 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.63%) Law
6 6 (1.58%) Advertising
7 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.05%) Back Office
8 4 (1.05%) Games
8 4 (1.05%) Legal
8 4 (1.05%) Publishing
8 4 (1.05%) Retail
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (23.16%) Administrator
2 71 (18.68%) Architect
3 57 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 48 (12.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 26 (6.84%) Linux Administrator
6 23 (6.05%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (5.53%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.26%) Analyst
9 19 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
10 18 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 18 (4.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.74%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 16 (4.21%) Storage Engineer
11 16 (4.21%) Unix Administrator
11 16 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (3.95%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.21%) Middleware
2 20 (5.26%) J2EE
3 15 (3.95%) Rendezvous
3 15 (3.95%) Web Services
4 14 (3.68%) HTML
4 14 (3.68%) LAMP
4 14 (3.68%) XML
4 14 (3.68%) XSLT
5 11 (2.89%) .NET
6 9 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.11%) libvirt
8 7 (1.84%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (1.32%) JSP
11 3 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (0.26%) JMS
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.26%) SOAP
13 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 53 (13.95%) Clustering
3 28 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.58%) Virtual Team
5 23 (6.05%) Blackberry
6 19 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 18 (4.74%) Replication
8 17 (4.47%) CLARiiON
9 13 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 13 (3.42%) EMC VNX
10 11 (2.89%) iPad
11 10 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.37%) Client/Server
12 9 (2.37%) HP Storage
13 8 (2.11%) PDA
13 8 (2.11%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.84%) BYOD
14 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (1.58%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 220 (57.89%) Windows
2 167 (43.95%) Linux
3 113 (29.74%) Windows Server
4 89 (23.42%) Unix
5 85 (22.37%) Solaris
6 63 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (6.32%) SUSE
11 19 (5.00%) AIX
12 17 (4.47%) Apple iOS
13 16 (4.21%) Android
14 13 (3.42%) Data ONTAP
14 13 (3.42%) Windows 7
15 12 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.58%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (1.32%) Windows 8
18 4 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.68%) ITIL
2 61 (16.05%) Migration
3 41 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 32 (8.42%) Project Management
6 29 (7.63%) High Availability
7 27 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (6.84%) Benchmarking
9 25 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (6.58%) Change Management
10 19 (5.00%) DevOps
11 18 (4.74%) Secure Coding
12 16 (4.21%) Data Migration
13 15 (3.95%) TOGAF
14 14 (3.68%) Asset Management
14 14 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (3.68%) PRINCE2
15 13 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.42%) Matrix Organization
15 13 (3.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.53%) SQL
2 40 (10.53%) Perl
3 39 (10.26%) Java
4 36 (9.47%) Python
5 27 (7.11%) PowerShell
6 25 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 21 (5.53%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.32%) Jython
9 5 (1.32%) PHP
10 2 (0.53%) C#
10 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 45 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.95%) Degree
5 15 (3.95%) MCSE
6 11 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.63%) CCNA
8 9 (2.37%) CCNP
9 8 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.11%) RHCA
9 8 (2.11%) RHCE
9 8 (2.11%) RHCSA
10 7 (1.84%) MCP
10 7 (1.84%) VCAP
11 6 (1.58%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.32%) MCSA
12 5 (1.32%) VCP5
13 4 (1.05%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.21%) SLA
2 7 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.05%) QA
6 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (37.89%) Active Directory
3 60 (15.79%) NFS
4 43 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 43 (11.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 37 (9.74%) KVM
6 30 (7.89%) SRDF
7 27 (7.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 27 (7.11%) Xen
8 21 (5.53%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (5.53%) VMware ESX
9 20 (5.26%) vSphere
10 16 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (3.42%) XenApp
11 13 (3.42%) XenServer
12 11 (2.89%) Samba
13 10 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (2.11%) iptables
14 8 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 34 (8.95%) Puppet
3 33 (8.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 29 (7.63%) SCCM
5 24 (6.32%) SCOM
6 16 (4.21%) OpenView
7 14 (3.68%) Nagios
8 12 (3.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (2.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (2.37%) Terraform
10 9 (2.37%) WSUS
11 8 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (2.11%) HAProxy
11 8 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (1.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (1.84%) SnapVault
12 7 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (1.58%) BladeLogic
13 6 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 203 (53.42%) VMware
2 132 (34.74%) Microsoft
3 126 (33.16%) NetApp
4 118 (31.05%) EMC
5 110 (28.95%) HP
6 78 (20.53%) Cisco
7 74 (19.47%) Oracle
8 63 (16.58%) IBM
9 61 (16.05%) Red Hat
10 56 (14.74%) Veritas
11 49 (12.89%) Citrix
12 40 (10.53%) Symantec
13 28 (7.37%) Intel
14 27 (7.11%) Dell
15 21 (5.53%) Sybase
16 20 (5.26%) F5
17 19 (5.00%) Brocade
18 16 (4.21%) CheckPoint
19 15 (3.95%) DataSynapse
19 15 (3.95%) TIBCO
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