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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 417 353 410
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +57
Contract jobs citing NAS 214 291 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 3.95% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 185 111
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £306
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +17.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £19.90 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £22.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -44.51%
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
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
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 £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -35 105 £450 +20.00% 10
South East -26 40 £425 +18.05% 12
East of England +32 29 £505 +55.38% 1
Yorkshire -15 13 £525 +50.00% 4
North West -10 7 £405 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -21 7 £240 -36.00% 3
South West -8 5 £393 -15.59%
East Midlands - 5 £350 - 1
North East - 3 £440 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (83.25%) SAN
2 210 (52.50%) Windows
3 193 (48.25%) Linux
3 193 (48.25%) VMware
4 154 (38.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 151 (37.75%) NetApp
6 142 (35.50%) EMC
7 122 (30.50%) Active Directory
8 118 (29.50%) Unix
9 115 (28.75%) Solaris
10 106 (26.50%) Finance
11 103 (25.75%) Microsoft
12 88 (22.00%) Oracle
13 87 (21.75%) Migration
14 85 (21.25%) Banking
14 85 (21.25%) Data Centre
15 83 (20.75%) SQL Server
15 83 (20.75%) Cisco
16 82 (20.50%) HP
17 80 (20.00%) Firewall
18 79 (19.75%) Windows Server
19 78 (19.50%) LAN
19 78 (19.50%) WAN
20 74 (18.50%) ITIL
21 72 (18.00%) Red Hat
22 67 (16.75%) SQL
22 67 (16.75%) Fibre Channel
23 65 (16.25%) IBM
24 62 (15.50%) Veritas
25 58 (14.50%) DNS

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 50 (12.50%) IIS
2 43 (10.75%) Apache
3 41 (10.25%) MS Exchange
4 40 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 27 (6.75%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.50%) SharePoint
7 21 (5.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (4.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 17 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (3.75%) MQSeries
10 15 (3.75%) Skype for Business
11 10 (2.50%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (2.00%) TPMS
13 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (1.50%) JBoss
15 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (1.00%) iPlanet
16 4 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
17 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (3.00%) 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 27 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.75%) Office 365
3 15 (3.75%) Mimecast
4 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.75%) IaaS
6 7 (1.75%) PaaS
7 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 333 (83.25%) SAN
2 80 (20.00%) Firewall
3 78 (19.50%) LAN
3 78 (19.50%) WAN
4 67 (16.75%) Fibre Channel
5 58 (14.50%) DNS
6 49 (12.25%) iSCSI
7 48 (12.00%) HTTP
8 33 (8.25%) FCoE
9 32 (8.00%) Multicast
10 31 (7.75%) FTP
10 31 (7.75%) TCP/IP
11 30 (7.50%) VPN
12 27 (6.75%) Network Security
13 25 (6.25%) DHCP
14 21 (5.25%) SSH
15 20 (5.00%) Internet
16 19 (4.75%) LDAP
17 17 (4.25%) IPsec
17 17 (4.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.75%) MySQL
3 21 (5.25%) Hadoop
4 20 (5.00%) HBase
5 11 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.00%) DB2
6 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.00%) Big Data
10 3 (0.75%) ObjectStore
10 3 (0.75%) OLTP
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.25%) MS Access
11 1 (0.25%) OLAP
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (26.50%) Finance
2 85 (21.25%) Banking
3 21 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.25%) Law
6 5 (1.25%) Games
6 5 (1.25%) Legal
6 5 (1.25%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Back Office
7 4 (1.00%) Publishing
8 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 100 (25.00%) Administrator
2 89 (22.25%) Architect
3 71 (17.75%) Systems Administrator
4 64 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 36 (9.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.75%) Unix Administrator
7 32 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
8 28 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (5.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.50%) Project Manager
12 21 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.75%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 18 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
15 17 (4.25%) Solaris Administrator
15 17 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
16 16 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 16 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
17 15 (3.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.75%) Middleware
2 18 (4.50%) HTML
2 18 (4.50%) Rendezvous
3 17 (4.25%) J2EE
3 17 (4.25%) XML
3 17 (4.25%) XSLT
4 14 (3.50%) LAMP
5 10 (2.50%) Web Services
6 8 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.50%) .NET
8 5 (1.25%) libvirt
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (1.00%) JSP
9 4 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.25%) ELK Stack
12 1 (0.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 49 (12.25%) Clustering
3 40 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 28 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 26 (6.50%) EMC VNX
6 25 (6.25%) Virtual Team
7 17 (4.25%) Blackberry
7 17 (4.25%) CLARiiON
8 16 (4.00%) Replication
9 14 (3.50%) EMC VMAX
10 13 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (3.25%) Computer Science
11 11 (2.75%) iPad
12 10 (2.50%) Client/Server
12 10 (2.50%) IBM XIV
13 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.75%) New Media
13 7 (1.75%) User Experience
13 7 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
14 6 (1.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 210 (52.50%) Windows
2 193 (48.25%) Linux
3 118 (29.50%) Unix
4 115 (28.75%) Solaris
5 79 (19.75%) Windows Server
6 51 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (5.50%) AIX
11 17 (4.25%) Android
11 17 (4.25%) Apple iOS
12 14 (3.50%) SUSE
12 14 (3.50%) Windows 7
13 12 (3.00%) Data ONTAP
13 12 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.50%) CentOS
15 5 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.75%) Migration
2 74 (18.50%) ITIL
3 43 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (9.75%) Load Balancing
5 37 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.25%) Change Management
6 34 (8.50%) Project Management
7 30 (7.50%) Benchmarking
8 29 (7.25%) High Availability
9 27 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (6.50%) DevOps
11 22 (5.50%) Data Migration
12 18 (4.50%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.25%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.25%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (4.00%) Capacity Management
14 16 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (3.75%) Matrix Organization
15 15 (3.75%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.75%) SQL
2 42 (10.50%) Perl
3 41 (10.25%) Java
4 35 (8.75%) Python
5 31 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 19 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 36 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.75%) Degree
4 17 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.75%) MCSE
7 10 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.25%) CCNP
9 8 (2.00%) CCNA
9 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.00%) NCDA
10 7 (1.75%) NCIE
10 7 (1.75%) RHCA
10 7 (1.75%) RHCE
10 7 (1.75%) RHCSA
11 5 (1.25%) MCP
11 5 (1.25%) NCSA
12 4 (1.00%) MCSA
13 3 (0.75%) RHCT
13 3 (0.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 154 (38.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (30.50%) Active Directory
3 57 (14.25%) NFS
4 51 (12.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 40 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 37 (9.25%) KVM
7 31 (7.75%) SRDF
7 31 (7.75%) Xen
8 29 (7.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 25 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (5.75%) vSphere
11 21 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (4.00%) VMware ESX
13 14 (3.50%) Samba
14 12 (3.00%) Firmware
14 12 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (2.50%) XenServer
16 8 (2.00%) XenApp
17 7 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (10.25%) NetBackup
2 28 (7.00%) Puppet
3 27 (6.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 23 (5.75%) SCCM
4 23 (5.75%) SCOM
5 15 (3.75%) Nagios
5 15 (3.75%) OpenView
6 14 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (3.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (3.00%) Tivoli
7 12 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
9 9 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (1.75%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.75%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (1.75%) vRealize
12 6 (1.50%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 193 (48.25%) VMware
2 151 (37.75%) NetApp
3 142 (35.50%) EMC
4 103 (25.75%) Microsoft
5 88 (22.00%) Oracle
6 83 (20.75%) Cisco
7 82 (20.50%) HP
8 72 (18.00%) Red Hat
9 65 (16.25%) IBM
10 62 (15.50%) Veritas
11 49 (12.25%) Symantec
12 42 (10.50%) Citrix
13 32 (8.00%) Brocade
14 31 (7.75%) Intel
15 25 (6.25%) Sybase
16 21 (5.25%) F5
17 20 (5.00%) DataSynapse
18 18 (4.50%) Sun
18 18 (4.50%) TIBCO
19 17 (4.25%) CheckPoint
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