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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 292 328 270
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -58
Contract jobs citing NAS 125 105 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.44% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 3.37% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 66 118
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£400 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +24 40 £400 -12.08% 4
Docklands, London -5 2 £550 +22.22%
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Feltham -9 1 £330 -
Uxbridge - 1 £213 -
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 240 (86.64%) SAN
2 190 (68.59%) Windows
3 167 (60.29%) VMware
4 116 (41.88%) Linux
5 107 (38.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 96 (34.66%) Active Directory
7 94 (33.94%) NetApp
8 86 (31.05%) Microsoft
9 77 (27.80%) Cisco
10 74 (26.71%) UNIX
11 71 (25.63%) Data Centre
12 68 (24.55%) Oracle
13 64 (23.10%) ITIL
14 63 (22.74%) HP
14 63 (22.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 60 (21.66%) DNS
15 60 (21.66%) Solaris
16 58 (20.94%) Finance
17 53 (19.13%) Firewall
18 52 (18.77%) Migration
19 51 (18.41%) Red Hat
20 50 (18.05%) SQL
21 47 (16.97%) Citrix
22 46 (16.61%) EMC
22 46 (16.61%) SQL Server
23 45 (16.25%) LAN
24 43 (15.52%) NFS
24 43 (15.52%) PowerShell
25 38 (13.72%) WAN
25 38 (13.72%) MS Exchange

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (13.72%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.27%) IIS
2 34 (12.27%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.58%) OpenStack
4 19 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.50%) Apache
6 17 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.33%) Lync
8 12 (4.33%) JBoss
9 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.08%) PowerExchange
13 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Project
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) RMDS
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.78%) Office 365
3 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.17%) PaaS
4 6 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 240 (86.64%) SAN
2 60 (21.66%) DNS
3 53 (19.13%) Firewall
4 45 (16.25%) LAN
5 38 (13.72%) WAN
6 34 (12.27%) LDAP
7 32 (11.55%) DHCP
7 32 (11.55%) TCP/IP
8 27 (9.75%) iSCSI
9 26 (9.39%) VLAN
10 24 (8.66%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (7.58%) VPN
12 16 (5.78%) FCoE
13 15 (5.42%) Wireless
14 12 (4.33%) SMTP
14 12 (4.33%) VoIP
15 10 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (3.25%) NetScaler
16 9 (3.25%) Network Security
17 8 (2.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.97%) Hadoop
3 11 (3.97%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (2.17%) HBase
4 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.81%) Big Data
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.08%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.08%) MySQL
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
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 58 (20.94%) Finance
2 35 (12.64%) Banking
3 8 (2.89%) Marketing
4 7 (2.53%) Legal
5 6 (2.17%) Advertising
6 5 (1.81%) Law
6 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (26.35%) Administrator
2 54 (19.49%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (16.25%) Architect
4 31 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (9.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (8.30%) Consultant
7 15 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.05%) UNIX Administrator
8 14 (5.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.69%) Analyst
10 12 (4.33%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.33%) Storage Engineer
11 11 (3.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 11 (3.97%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.25%) Server Engineer
13 8 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.89%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.89%) Cloud Architect
14 7 (2.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.11%) Middleware
2 8 (2.89%) .NET
3 7 (2.53%) XML
3 7 (2.53%) Rendezvous
3 7 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (2.17%) XSLT
4 6 (2.17%) HTML
5 5 (1.81%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.81%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (1.44%) LAMP
7 2 (0.72%) Web Services
7 2 (0.72%) J2EE
7 2 (0.72%) WSH
8 1 (0.36%) REST
8 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.36%) XMPP
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.63%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.30%) Replication
3 16 (5.78%) Clustering
4 15 (5.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.25%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.89%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.89%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.89%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.53%) FlexPod
9 6 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.81%) PMI
10 5 (1.81%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.81%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.08%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 190 (68.59%) Windows
2 116 (41.88%) Linux
3 74 (26.71%) UNIX
4 63 (22.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (21.66%) Solaris
6 38 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (7.94%) Data ONTAP
10 18 (6.50%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.33%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.97%) HPUX
13 9 (3.25%) CentOS
14 8 (2.89%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.53%) AIX
16 6 (2.17%) SUSE
17 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
18 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
18 3 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.10%) ITIL
2 52 (18.77%) Migration
3 24 (8.66%) Service Delivery
4 23 (8.30%) Service Management
4 23 (8.30%) Capacity Management
5 21 (7.58%) Change Management
6 19 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.50%) Project Management
8 15 (5.42%) Workflow
8 15 (5.42%) Change Control
9 11 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.97%) TOGAF
9 11 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 11 (3.97%) Benchmarking
10 10 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.61%) Analytics
10 10 (3.61%) Data Architecture
11 9 (3.25%) Performance Testing
11 9 (3.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.05%) SQL
2 43 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 28 (10.11%) Perl
4 24 (8.66%) Shell Script
5 21 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 19 (6.86%) Korn
7 14 (5.05%) Python
8 11 (3.97%) C
9 10 (3.61%) Java
10 7 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.17%) C#
12 4 (1.44%) VBScript
12 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.08%) PHP
13 3 (1.08%) Ruby
13 3 (1.08%) C-shell
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) ABAP
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (6.50%) CCNA
3 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.05%) MCSE
4 14 (5.05%) Degree
5 10 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.61%) MCP
6 8 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.53%) VCAP
8 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.81%) MCITP
9 5 (1.81%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.81%) IBM Certification
10 4 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.44%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.44%) MCSA
10 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.44%) NCDA
11 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.08%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) SLA
2 6 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 107 (38.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (34.66%) Active Directory
3 43 (15.52%) NFS
4 35 (12.64%) Hyper-V
5 31 (11.19%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (10.83%) vSphere
7 22 (7.94%) VMware ESX
8 19 (6.86%) XenApp
8 19 (6.86%) KVM
9 16 (5.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (5.05%) Xen
11 12 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (4.33%) SRDF
12 11 (3.97%) XenDesktop
13 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (2.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (2.53%) Terminal Services
16 5 (1.81%) Samba
16 5 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (1.81%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 35 (12.64%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.05%) SCCM
2 14 (5.05%) SnapVault
3 11 (3.97%) Puppet
3 11 (3.97%) SCOM
4 9 (3.25%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.89%) BladeLogic
5 8 (2.89%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.53%) MOM
6 7 (2.53%) SnapMirror
7 5 (1.81%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.81%) EMC VPLEX
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.81%) Control-M
7 5 (1.81%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.44%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.44%) OpenView
8 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.72%) SnapLock
Vendors
1 167 (60.29%) VMware
2 94 (33.94%) NetApp
3 86 (31.05%) Microsoft
4 77 (27.80%) Cisco
5 68 (24.55%) Oracle
6 63 (22.74%) HP
7 51 (18.41%) Red Hat
8 47 (16.97%) Citrix
9 46 (16.61%) EMC
10 32 (11.55%) IBM
11 28 (10.11%) Dell
12 27 (9.75%) Symantec
13 24 (8.66%) Veritas
14 15 (5.42%) CommVault
15 14 (5.05%) Brocade
16 13 (4.69%) Sybase
17 11 (3.97%) Juniper
17 11 (3.97%) CheckPoint
17 11 (3.97%) Veeam
18 10 (3.61%) 3PAR
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 25 days ago