The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 266 303 261
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -42
Contract jobs citing NAS 161 109 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 3.91% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 63 123
Average daily rate
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£375 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £610 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
NAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in London

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the London region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in London

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in London

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the London region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in London

NAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 41 £400 -7.24% 6
Canary Wharf -5 8 £400 -20.00%
Docklands, London -3 3 - -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 £213 -
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 241 (87.32%) SAN
2 204 (73.91%) Windows
3 161 (58.33%) VMware
4 114 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 100 (36.23%) Linux
6 99 (35.87%) Active Directory
7 98 (35.51%) Microsoft
8 91 (32.97%) NetApp
9 90 (32.61%) Cisco
10 79 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 67 (24.28%) ITIL
12 64 (23.19%) UNIX
12 64 (23.19%) Oracle
12 64 (23.19%) HP
13 62 (22.46%) Finance
14 61 (22.10%) DNS
14 61 (22.10%) SQL Server
15 57 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 53 (19.20%) Solaris
17 52 (18.84%) Citrix
17 52 (18.84%) Migration
18 51 (18.48%) Data Centre
19 48 (17.39%) Firewall
20 47 (17.03%) SQL
21 46 (16.67%) Hyper-V
22 44 (15.94%) LAN
22 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 41 (14.86%) MS Exchange
23 41 (14.86%) NFS
24 40 (14.49%) IBM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 39 (14.13%) IIS
3 33 (11.96%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.61%) Tomcat
5 20 (7.25%) Apache
6 19 (6.88%) OpenStack
6 19 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (5.07%) Lync
9 12 (4.35%) JBoss
10 10 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (2.90%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.36%) nginx
15 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS Project
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.54%) RMDS
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.80%) Office 365
3 9 (3.26%) IaaS
4 8 (2.90%) PaaS
5 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 241 (87.32%) SAN
2 61 (22.10%) DNS
3 48 (17.39%) Firewall
4 44 (15.94%) LAN
5 38 (13.77%) TCP/IP
6 36 (13.04%) WAN
7 35 (12.68%) DHCP
8 33 (11.96%) LDAP
9 32 (11.59%) iSCSI
10 29 (10.51%) Fibre Channel
11 27 (9.78%) VPN
12 25 (9.06%) VLAN
13 16 (5.80%) FCoE
14 14 (5.07%) NetScaler
15 13 (4.71%) Wireless
15 13 (4.71%) VoIP
16 12 (4.35%) SMTP
17 10 (3.62%) HTTP
17 10 (3.62%) MPLS
17 10 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.62%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (2.54%) HBase
6 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.45%) Big Data
8 3 (1.09%) MySQL
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) MSI
2 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Selenium
2 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.36%) Redmine
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Trac
2 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 62 (22.46%) Finance
2 33 (11.96%) Banking
3 8 (2.90%) Marketing
4 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Legal
5 5 (1.81%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Law
6 4 (1.45%) Back Office
6 4 (1.45%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (25.36%) Administrator
2 50 (18.12%) Systems Administrator
3 43 (15.58%) Architect
4 25 (9.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 24 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.25%) Consultant
7 15 (5.43%) Analyst
8 14 (5.07%) Server Engineer
8 14 (5.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.71%) Storage Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
11 11 (3.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.26%) Windows Server Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.26%) Storage Consultant
14 8 (2.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.78%) Middleware
2 13 (4.71%) .NET
3 9 (3.26%) XML
3 9 (3.26%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.90%) XSLT
4 8 (2.90%) HTML
5 7 (2.54%) Web Services
5 7 (2.54%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (1.81%) J2EE
7 4 (1.45%) LAMP
7 4 (1.45%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.36%) XMPP
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.70%) Replication
3 23 (8.33%) Clustering
4 15 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (4.35%) Fat Client
6 12 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.99%) EMC VNX
8 9 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.81%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.81%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.45%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.45%) CESG
12 3 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (1.09%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 204 (73.91%) Windows
2 100 (36.23%) Linux
3 79 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (23.19%) UNIX
5 57 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (19.20%) Solaris
7 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 22 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (7.61%) Data ONTAP
11 13 (4.71%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.99%) HPUX
13 9 (3.26%) CentOS
14 8 (2.90%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (2.17%) SUSE
17 5 (1.81%) AIX
18 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
19 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
20 2 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.28%) ITIL
2 52 (18.84%) Migration
3 31 (11.23%) Project Management
4 26 (9.42%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.33%) Workflow
6 22 (7.97%) Service Management
7 21 (7.61%) Capacity Management
8 17 (6.16%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.43%) Change Management
10 15 (5.43%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.07%) Benchmarking
11 14 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (3.99%) ITSM
13 11 (3.99%) Change Control
13 11 (3.99%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.62%) TOGAF
14 10 (3.62%) Analytics
15 9 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.03%) SQL
2 37 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.97%) Perl
4 17 (6.16%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.07%) Python
6 13 (4.71%) C
7 12 (4.35%) Korn
8 11 (3.99%) Java
8 11 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.62%) C#
9 10 (3.62%) VBScript
10 9 (3.26%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.09%) Ruby
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) C-shell
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.97%) MCSE
3 21 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.43%) CCNA
5 14 (5.07%) MCITP
6 13 (4.71%) MCP
7 12 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.26%) Degree
9 8 (2.90%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.54%) NCDA
11 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.81%) VCAP
13 4 (1.45%) MCSA
13 4 (1.45%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.09%) IBM Certification
14 3 (1.09%) RHCE
14 3 (1.09%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 114 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (35.87%) Active Directory
3 46 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 41 (14.86%) NFS
5 31 (11.23%) vSphere
6 30 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (8.33%) XenApp
8 20 (7.25%) VMware ESX
9 19 (6.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 18 (6.52%) KVM
10 18 (6.52%) Xen
11 15 (5.43%) XenDesktop
12 13 (4.71%) SRDF
13 12 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (2.90%) Terminal Services
16 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (2.17%) XenServer
17 6 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (1.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (12.32%) NetBackup
2 17 (6.16%) SCOM
3 14 (5.07%) SCCM
4 12 (4.35%) Puppet
5 10 (3.62%) EdgeSight
6 9 (3.26%) ZABBIX
6 9 (3.26%) SnapVault
6 9 (3.26%) SCVMM
7 8 (2.90%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.90%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.54%) BladeLogic
8 7 (2.54%) MOM
9 5 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.81%) Control-M
9 5 (1.81%) SnapMirror
10 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.09%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 161 (58.33%) VMware
2 98 (35.51%) Microsoft
3 91 (32.97%) NetApp
4 90 (32.61%) Cisco
5 64 (23.19%) Oracle
5 64 (23.19%) HP
6 52 (18.84%) Citrix
7 40 (14.49%) EMC
7 40 (14.49%) IBM
8 35 (12.68%) Red Hat
9 34 (12.32%) Dell
10 23 (8.33%) CommVault
10 23 (8.33%) Symantec
11 21 (7.61%) Veritas
12 16 (5.80%) Sybase
13 14 (5.07%) StorageTek
14 13 (4.71%) Brocade
15 12 (4.35%) Veeam
15 12 (4.35%) 3PAR
15 12 (4.35%) Juniper
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