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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 309 271 276
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Contract jobs citing NAS 105 163 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 5.37% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 118 75
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £339 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
3120 3033 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.82% 12.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1960 2113
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 20 £455 -22.58% 9
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 195 (90.28%) SAN
2 111 (51.39%) Windows
3 102 (47.22%) VMware
4 89 (41.20%) Linux
5 76 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (33.33%) NetApp
7 66 (30.56%) Oracle
8 63 (29.17%) UNIX
9 57 (26.39%) Cisco
10 55 (25.46%) Migration
11 50 (23.15%) EMC
11 50 (23.15%) Solaris
12 49 (22.69%) Active Directory
13 48 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 48 (22.22%) Finance
14 46 (21.30%) SQL
15 44 (20.37%) SQL Server
16 41 (18.98%) Firewall
17 37 (17.13%) DNS
17 37 (17.13%) WAN
18 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (16.20%) NFS
19 35 (16.20%) Red Hat
19 35 (16.20%) MS Exchange
20 34 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 33 (15.28%) HP
22 31 (14.35%) LAN
23 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (12.96%) VLAN
23 28 (12.96%) Banking

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.65%) Lync
3 21 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.48%) IIS
6 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.09%) Apache
7 10 (4.63%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.70%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.85%) LiveLink
11 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.39%) RMDS
4 1 (0.46%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.24%) IaaS
2 6 (2.78%) Office 365
3 3 (1.39%) Joyent
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (90.28%) SAN
2 41 (18.98%) Firewall
3 37 (17.13%) DNS
3 37 (17.13%) WAN
4 31 (14.35%) LAN
5 28 (12.96%) VLAN
6 20 (9.26%) VPN
6 20 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
7 19 (8.80%) TCP/IP
8 17 (7.87%) iSCSI
9 16 (7.41%) DHCP
10 13 (6.02%) LDAP
11 11 (5.09%) FCoE
11 11 (5.09%) HTTP
11 11 (5.09%) VoIP
12 10 (4.63%) Kerberos
13 9 (4.17%) Ethernet
14 8 (3.70%) Wireless
15 7 (3.24%) Multicast
16 6 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.02%) MySQL
4 10 (4.63%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.39%) HBase
7 3 (1.39%) Redis
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.24%) JIRA
3 5 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.85%) Selenium
4 4 (1.85%) Hudson
5 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.39%) Maven
6 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.93%) MSI
6 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.46%) Redmine
7 1 (0.46%) Trac
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 48 (22.22%) Finance
2 28 (12.96%) Banking
3 18 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Publishing
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
6 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.39%) Games
7 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (24.54%) Architect
2 32 (14.81%) Administrator
3 28 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (11.11%) Analyst
4 24 (11.11%) Consultant
5 20 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 16 (7.41%) Data Centre Architect
8 15 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.48%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (6.48%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (5.09%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.63%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
13 7 (3.24%) UNIX Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 6 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) Middleware
2 6 (2.78%) CSS
2 6 (2.78%) XML
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.31%) HTML
4 4 (1.85%) .NET
5 3 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.39%) JSON
5 3 (1.39%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.39%) XSLT
5 3 (1.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.93%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) Ajax
6 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.93%) WCF
6 2 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (7.41%) Clustering
3 15 (6.94%) Replication
4 9 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.31%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.85%) Economics
8 4 (1.85%) Psychology
8 4 (1.85%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.39%) Open Source
9 3 (1.39%) New Media
9 3 (1.39%) Online Games
9 3 (1.39%) Firmware
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 111 (51.39%) Windows
2 89 (41.20%) Linux
3 63 (29.17%) UNIX
4 50 (23.15%) Solaris
5 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.41%) AIX
8 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.78%) VMS
9 6 (2.78%) SUSE
10 5 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (2.31%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.85%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.39%) SmartOS
12 3 (1.39%) Debian
12 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.93%) CentOS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.46%) Migration
2 18 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 16 (7.41%) Project Management
4 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.56%) ITIL
5 12 (5.56%) Change Management
5 12 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 12 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (5.09%) TOGAF
6 11 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (4.17%) Validation
8 8 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.70%) DevOps
9 7 (3.24%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.24%) Benchmarking
10 6 (2.78%) CRM
10 6 (2.78%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.30%) SQL
2 24 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 24 (11.11%) Perl
3 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.63%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.24%) PHP
6 7 (3.24%) Java
7 4 (1.85%) C
7 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.85%) Python
7 4 (1.85%) Ruby
8 3 (1.39%) C-shell
8 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.93%) VBScript
9 2 (0.93%) C#
9 2 (0.93%) Korn
9 2 (0.93%) KiXtart
10 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.56%) Degree
4 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.09%) MCSE
5 9 (4.17%) NCDA
5 9 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.70%) VCAP
6 8 (3.70%) VCDX
7 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.78%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.85%) MCP
8 4 (1.85%) VCP5
8 4 (1.85%) NCIE
9 3 (1.39%) MCITP
9 3 (1.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.93%) MCSA
11 1 (0.46%) VCP4
11 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (22.69%) Active Directory
3 35 (16.20%) NFS
4 24 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 21 (9.72%) vSphere
5 21 (9.72%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (5.09%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.63%) Xen
7 10 (4.63%) XenApp
7 10 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.17%) SRDF
8 9 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (3.70%) vCloud
10 7 (3.24%) DFS Replication
11 6 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (2.78%) RHEV
12 5 (2.31%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.39%) UAG
13 3 (1.39%) KVM
13 3 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (6.94%) Puppet
1 15 (6.94%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (3.24%) SCCM
5 7 (3.24%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.78%) OpenView
6 6 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.78%) Control-M
6 6 (2.78%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.31%) SCOM
7 5 (2.31%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (2.31%) MOM
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.85%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.85%) Nagios
8 4 (1.85%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 102 (47.22%) VMware
2 72 (33.33%) NetApp
3 66 (30.56%) Oracle
4 57 (26.39%) Cisco
5 50 (23.15%) EMC
6 48 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 35 (16.20%) Red Hat
8 33 (15.28%) HP
9 24 (11.11%) IBM
10 21 (9.72%) Symantec
11 19 (8.80%) Hitachi
12 18 (8.33%) Citrix
13 14 (6.48%) Veritas
14 13 (6.02%) Brocade
14 13 (6.02%) Sybase
15 12 (5.56%) Sun
16 11 (5.09%) Dell
17 10 (4.63%) CheckPoint
18 8 (3.70%) JBoss
19 7 (3.24%) Intel
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