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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK / England
Rank 447 409 397
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs citing NAS 133 191 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 2.80% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 122 111
Median daily rate £405 £423 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.37%

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
6282 6811 7063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.46% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3958 4073 3900
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 419
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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 February 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 28 February 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
London -26 54 £425 - 22
South East -4 45 £415 -2.35% 6
North West +38 16 £350 +40.00% 7
East of England +1 7 £538 +48.27% 7
Yorkshire +5 4 £350 -10.82% 1
South West -3 4 £375 +13.63% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £450 -
West Midlands +4 1 £450 +20.00% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 239 (82.13%) SAN
2 167 (57.39%) Windows
3 160 (54.98%) VMware
4 129 (44.33%) Linux
5 121 (41.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 111 (38.14%) Microsoft
7 109 (37.46%) Windows Server
8 106 (36.43%) Active Directory
9 82 (28.18%) NetApp
10 79 (27.15%) Solaris
11 77 (26.46%) Unix
12 74 (25.43%) Oracle
12 74 (25.43%) Data Centre
13 70 (24.05%) EMC
14 69 (23.71%) Red Hat
15 68 (23.37%) Finance
16 66 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 65 (22.34%) SQL Server
18 61 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
19 60 (20.62%) SQL
19 60 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (20.27%) HP
21 58 (19.93%) Security Cleared
22 57 (19.59%) Veritas
22 57 (19.59%) Firewall
23 53 (18.21%) NFS
24 51 (17.53%) ITIL
25 49 (16.84%) PowerShell
26 48 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 48 (16.49%) iSCSI

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 40 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.68%) IIS
3 21 (7.22%) Apache
4 16 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.81%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.47%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.12%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (3.44%) Skype for Business
9 9 (3.09%) DataSynapse
9 9 (3.09%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.75%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.69%) Confluence
13 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Exstream
2 3 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.03%) RMDS
2 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.78%) Office 365
4 6 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.03%) GitHub
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 239 (82.13%) SAN
2 57 (19.59%) Firewall
3 48 (16.49%) iSCSI
4 46 (15.81%) DNS
5 41 (14.09%) LAN
6 39 (13.40%) WAN
7 31 (10.65%) TCP/IP
8 24 (8.25%) HTTP
9 22 (7.56%) DHCP
10 21 (7.22%) Fibre Channel
10 21 (7.22%) FTP
11 19 (6.53%) SSH
12 15 (5.15%) FCoE
13 14 (4.81%) Network Security
14 13 (4.47%) LDAP
15 12 (4.12%) HTTPS
15 12 (4.12%) VoIP
15 12 (4.12%) VPN
16 11 (3.78%) ADSL
16 11 (3.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.15%) MySQL
3 9 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.09%) HBase
4 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.03%) DB2
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) EDMS
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.37%) JIRA
6 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.03%) Subversion
7 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.34%) Hudson
8 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (23.37%) Finance
2 26 (8.93%) Legal
3 22 (7.56%) Banking
4 8 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.06%) Back Office
5 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.06%) Retail
6 5 (1.72%) Local Government
7 4 (1.37%) French Language
7 4 (1.37%) Publishing
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
8 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.03%) Front Office
9 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (21.65%) Administrator
2 36 (12.37%) Unix Administrator
3 34 (11.68%) Systems Administrator
4 32 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (10.31%) Architect
6 26 (8.93%) Storage Administrator
7 20 (6.87%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.87%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (6.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 17 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (5.84%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.50%) Storage Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Analyst
11 15 (5.15%) Consultant
11 15 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (4.81%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.81%) Solaris Administrator
13 13 (4.47%) VMWare Administrator
13 13 (4.47%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.34%) Middleware
2 10 (3.44%) Web Services
3 9 (3.09%) HTML
3 9 (3.09%) Rendezvous
3 9 (3.09%) XML
3 9 (3.09%) XSLT
4 7 (2.41%) .NET
5 6 (2.06%) J2EE
5 6 (2.06%) LAMP
5 6 (2.06%) libvirt
5 6 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.03%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.03%) COM
6 3 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.69%) JSP
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.43%) Data Centre
2 41 (14.09%) Clustering
3 33 (11.34%) EMC VNX
4 30 (10.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 28 (9.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 25 (8.59%) EMC VMAX
7 21 (7.22%) Replication
8 10 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.44%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.09%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.75%) Symmetrix
11 6 (2.06%) HP Storage
11 6 (2.06%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.37%) Life Science
13 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.37%) Online Banking
14 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 3 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (57.39%) Windows
2 129 (44.33%) Linux
3 109 (37.46%) Windows Server
4 79 (27.15%) Solaris
5 77 (26.46%) Unix
6 66 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (7.56%) Windows 7
11 17 (5.84%) SUSE
12 12 (4.12%) Windows XP
13 11 (3.78%) Data ONTAP
13 11 (3.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (3.09%) AIX
15 7 (2.41%) VMS
15 7 (2.41%) Windows 10
16 6 (2.06%) HPUX
17 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
18 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.53%) ITIL
2 41 (14.09%) Change Management
3 38 (13.06%) High Availability
4 30 (10.31%) Converged Infrastructure
5 28 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 26 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (8.25%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.56%) Migration
8 22 (7.56%) Problem Management
9 20 (6.87%) Project Management
10 19 (6.53%) Change Control
10 19 (6.53%) Configuration Management
11 18 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (6.19%) DevOps
12 17 (5.84%) Software Distribution
13 16 (5.50%) Virtual Environments
14 13 (4.47%) Benchmarking
15 12 (4.12%) Capacity Management
15 12 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.62%) SQL
2 49 (16.84%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.87%) Python
5 18 (6.19%) Perl
6 13 (4.47%) Java
7 9 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.72%) C
9 5 (1.72%) Jython
9 5 (1.72%) VB
10 4 (1.37%) VBScript
11 3 (1.03%) C#
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (19.93%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.90%) MCSE
5 22 (7.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.47%) Degree
8 12 (4.12%) CCNP
8 12 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.44%) CCNA
10 9 (3.09%) RHCE
11 7 (2.41%) MCITP
12 6 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.06%) RHCA
12 6 (2.06%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.37%) VCAP
14 3 (1.03%) CCDP
14 3 (1.03%) CCIE
14 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.41%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (41.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (36.43%) Active Directory
3 53 (18.21%) NFS
4 48 (16.49%) vSphere
5 34 (11.68%) Hyper-V
5 34 (11.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 32 (11.00%) Veritas File System
7 28 (9.62%) VMware ESX
8 22 (7.56%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (6.53%) KVM
10 18 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (6.19%) SRDF
10 18 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (4.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 12 (4.12%) Xen
12 10 (3.44%) XenServer
13 7 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (2.06%) iptables
15 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (11.68%) NetBackup
2 26 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 22 (7.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 20 (6.87%) Puppet
5 19 (6.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (5.50%) SCCM
7 12 (4.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (4.12%) Nagios
8 11 (3.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (3.78%) WSUS
9 10 (3.44%) EMC Navisphere
9 10 (3.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 10 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (3.09%) WMI
11 8 (2.75%) BladeLogic
11 8 (2.75%) Tivoli
12 7 (2.41%) Netcool
12 7 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (2.06%) Backup Exec
13 6 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 160 (54.98%) VMware
2 111 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 82 (28.18%) NetApp
4 74 (25.43%) Oracle
5 70 (24.05%) EMC
6 69 (23.71%) Red Hat
7 59 (20.27%) HP
8 57 (19.59%) Veritas
9 44 (15.12%) Cisco
10 43 (14.78%) Sun
11 40 (13.75%) Citrix
12 38 (13.06%) Symantec
13 35 (12.03%) IBM
14 21 (7.22%) Brocade
15 17 (5.84%) Intel
16 16 (5.50%) Dell
17 13 (4.47%) Sybase
18 10 (3.44%) BMC
18 10 (3.44%) Webroot
19 9 (3.09%) Altiris
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + None
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + None
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + attractive
Posted: 5 days ago