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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK / England
Rank 417 372 363
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -9
Contract jobs citing NAS 153 228 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 3.39% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 155 129
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.65% -8.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -11.66%

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
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
South East +24 61 £425 - 8
London -55 52 £500 +19.04% 11
North West +27 13 £330 +52.60% 5
East Midlands +9 8 £120 -68.00%
East of England +4 7 £538 +38.70% 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £350 -12.50% 2
South West +5 3 £575 +84.00%
North East -23 2 £320 +45.45%
West Midlands -4 1 £450 +111.76% 2
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 270 (86.82%) SAN
2 180 (57.88%) Windows
3 177 (56.91%) VMware
4 137 (44.05%) Linux
5 136 (43.73%) Microsoft
6 128 (41.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 115 (36.98%) Active Directory
8 110 (35.37%) Windows Server
9 91 (29.26%) HP
10 84 (27.01%) EMC
11 79 (25.40%) Unix
12 77 (24.76%) Solaris
13 73 (23.47%) NetApp
14 71 (22.83%) ITIL
15 70 (22.51%) Oracle
16 69 (22.19%) Red Hat
16 69 (22.19%) Data Centre
17 68 (21.86%) SQL Server
18 66 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
19 64 (20.58%) Security Cleared
20 62 (19.94%) Firewall
21 61 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
22 59 (18.97%) SQL
23 58 (18.65%) DNS
24 57 (18.33%) NFS
25 56 (18.01%) MS Exchange
26 55 (17.68%) Veritas
26 55 (17.68%) iSCSI
27 54 (17.36%) Cisco
27 54 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012

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 56 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.54%) IIS
3 27 (8.68%) Apache
4 20 (6.43%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.79%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.18%) OpenStack
6 13 (4.18%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.86%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.86%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.89%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.29%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Exstream
2 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.54%) Office 365
4 10 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.96%) GitHub
7 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.32%) iTunes
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (86.82%) SAN
2 62 (19.94%) Firewall
3 58 (18.65%) DNS
4 55 (17.68%) iSCSI
5 46 (14.79%) LAN
5 46 (14.79%) WAN
6 37 (11.90%) DHCP
7 32 (10.29%) HTTP
7 32 (10.29%) TCP/IP
8 25 (8.04%) FTP
9 22 (7.07%) FCoE
9 22 (7.07%) Fibre Channel
10 21 (6.75%) SSH
11 20 (6.43%) VLAN
12 18 (5.79%) Internet
13 16 (5.14%) VoIP
14 15 (4.82%) Network Security
15 14 (4.50%) VPN
16 13 (4.18%) HTTPS
16 13 (4.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.75%) MySQL
3 10 (3.22%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.22%) HBase
4 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.29%) DB2
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) Big Data
7 2 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) EDMS
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.86%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.64%) JIRA
8 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 53 (17.04%) Finance
2 22 (7.07%) Banking
3 15 (4.82%) Legal
4 7 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.61%) Advertising
5 5 (1.61%) Back Office
5 5 (1.61%) French Language
5 5 (1.61%) Publishing
6 4 (1.29%) Local Government
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (24.44%) Administrator
2 44 (14.15%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (12.22%) Architect
4 28 (9.00%) Unix Administrator
5 27 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.43%) Analyst
6 20 (6.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 19 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 18 (5.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 18 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
9 17 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.47%) Storage Administrator
9 17 (5.47%) Storage Engineer
9 17 (5.47%) VMWare Administrator
10 14 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (4.50%) Consultant
10 14 (4.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (3.86%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.25%) Middleware
2 17 (5.47%) Web Services
3 11 (3.54%) J2EE
4 10 (3.22%) .NET
5 9 (2.89%) HTML
5 9 (2.89%) LAMP
5 9 (2.89%) libvirt
5 9 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (2.89%) Rendezvous
5 9 (2.89%) XML
5 9 (2.89%) XSLT
6 6 (1.93%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.29%) JSP
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.96%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.96%) COM
8 3 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.32%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 69 (22.19%) Data Centre
2 36 (11.58%) Clustering
3 32 (10.29%) EMC VNX
4 29 (9.32%) VCE vBlock
5 26 (8.36%) EMC VMAX
6 23 (7.40%) Replication
7 19 (6.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (4.18%) Client/Server
8 13 (4.18%) Virtual Team
9 12 (3.86%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.54%) Computer Science
11 10 (3.22%) Blackberry
12 9 (2.89%) Private Cloud
13 7 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (2.25%) HP Storage
13 7 (2.25%) PDA
14 5 (1.61%) Online Banking
14 5 (1.61%) Symmetrix
15 4 (1.29%) HP StoreVirtual
16 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 180 (57.88%) Windows
2 137 (44.05%) Linux
3 110 (35.37%) Windows Server
4 79 (25.40%) Unix
5 77 (24.76%) Solaris
6 66 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (8.04%) SUSE
11 20 (6.43%) Windows 7
12 12 (3.86%) Windows XP
13 11 (3.54%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (2.57%) AIX
14 8 (2.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (2.25%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.61%) Windows 10
17 4 (1.29%) HPUX
17 4 (1.29%) VMS
18 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.83%) ITIL
2 37 (11.90%) Change Management
3 35 (11.25%) Migration
4 29 (9.32%) High Availability
5 28 (9.00%) Load Balancing
6 27 (8.68%) Converged Infrastructure
7 26 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (7.40%) Project Management
9 21 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (6.43%) DevOps
11 18 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (5.79%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (5.47%) Problem Management
13 13 (4.18%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.18%) Change Control
13 13 (4.18%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.18%) Open Source
13 13 (4.18%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (3.86%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.97%) SQL
2 47 (15.11%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.43%) Python
5 19 (6.11%) Perl
6 17 (5.47%) Java
7 11 (3.54%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.89%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.61%) Jython
9 5 (1.61%) VB
10 4 (1.29%) C
11 3 (0.96%) VBScript
12 2 (0.64%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.64%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.64%) C#
12 2 (0.64%) PHP
12 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.64%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (20.58%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.04%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (6.11%) MCSE
6 17 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.50%) CCNP
8 12 (3.86%) CCNA
8 12 (3.86%) Degree
8 12 (3.86%) RHCE
9 9 (2.89%) RHCA
9 9 (2.89%) RHCSA
10 8 (2.57%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.57%) VCAP
11 6 (1.93%) VCP5
12 5 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.61%) MCP
12 5 (1.61%) VCP6
13 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.47%) SLA
2 7 (2.25%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (41.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (36.98%) Active Directory
3 57 (18.33%) NFS
4 48 (15.43%) vSphere
5 35 (11.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 33 (10.61%) VMware ESX
7 31 (9.97%) Hyper-V
8 21 (6.75%) KVM
9 20 (6.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 19 (6.11%) SRDF
10 19 (6.11%) Veritas File System
11 18 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (5.14%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (4.50%) XenServer
14 12 (3.86%) Xen
14 12 (3.86%) XenApp
15 9 (2.89%) iptables
16 6 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (1.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (10.61%) NetBackup
2 26 (8.36%) SCCM
3 23 (7.40%) Puppet
3 23 (7.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (5.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 15 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (4.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 13 (4.18%) WSUS
8 10 (3.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 10 (3.22%) OpenView
8 10 (3.22%) Terraform
9 9 (2.89%) HAProxy
9 9 (2.89%) Nagios
10 8 (2.57%) BladeLogic
10 8 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (2.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (2.57%) WMI
11 6 (1.93%) EMC Navisphere
11 6 (1.93%) PowerCLI
11 6 (1.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (56.91%) VMware
2 136 (43.73%) Microsoft
3 91 (29.26%) HP
4 84 (27.01%) EMC
5 73 (23.47%) NetApp
6 70 (22.51%) Oracle
7 69 (22.19%) Red Hat
8 55 (17.68%) Veritas
9 54 (17.36%) Cisco
10 46 (14.79%) Citrix
11 43 (13.83%) IBM
12 31 (9.97%) Sun
13 29 (9.32%) Symantec
14 24 (7.72%) Dell
15 20 (6.43%) Brocade
16 18 (5.79%) Intel
17 13 (4.18%) Sybase
18 12 (3.86%) Intel Security
19 11 (3.54%) 3PAR
19 11 (3.54%) BMC
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