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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 255 290 265
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Contract jobs citing NAS 154 114 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 4.17% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 101
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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
2990 2735 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 11.90% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1962 1806 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 79 130
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.68 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.35 £129.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +16 33 £408 -4.11% 13
Canary Wharf -3 7 £400 -20.00%
Docklands, London +2 4 £650 +44.44%
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 226 (87.26%) SAN
2 200 (77.22%) Windows
3 161 (62.16%) VMware
4 116 (44.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 97 (37.45%) Microsoft
6 94 (36.29%) Linux
7 92 (35.52%) Active Directory
8 84 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 81 (31.27%) NetApp
10 77 (29.73%) Cisco
11 68 (26.25%) ITIL
12 60 (23.17%) Finance
12 60 (23.17%) HP
13 58 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (22.01%) SQL Server
15 53 (20.46%) UNIX
16 52 (20.08%) DNS
17 50 (19.31%) Hyper-V
18 48 (18.53%) Citrix
18 48 (18.53%) Oracle
19 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (16.99%) Migration
21 42 (16.22%) TCP/IP
22 41 (15.83%) Data Centre
23 40 (15.44%) MS Exchange
23 40 (15.44%) PowerShell
24 39 (15.06%) Solaris
25 38 (14.67%) NFS
25 38 (14.67%) IBM
25 38 (14.67%) Firewall

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 40 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.51%) IIS
3 31 (11.97%) SharePoint
4 26 (10.04%) OpenStack
5 16 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.18%) Apache
5 16 (6.18%) Tomcat
6 15 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.63%) Lync
8 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.86%) JBoss
10 8 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (2.32%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.32%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS Project
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) RMDS
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.63%) IaaS
3 11 (4.25%) Office 365
4 6 (2.32%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 226 (87.26%) SAN
2 52 (20.08%) DNS
3 42 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 38 (14.67%) Firewall
5 33 (12.74%) LAN
6 31 (11.97%) LDAP
6 31 (11.97%) DHCP
6 31 (11.97%) iSCSI
7 26 (10.04%) VPN
8 25 (9.65%) WAN
8 25 (9.65%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (8.49%) VLAN
10 19 (7.34%) NetScaler
11 13 (5.02%) FCoE
12 11 (4.25%) SSL
12 11 (4.25%) MPLS
12 11 (4.25%) SMTP
13 9 (3.47%) SNMP
13 9 (3.47%) Multicast
13 9 (3.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.93%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.93%) HBase
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Selenium
2 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.39%) Redmine
2 1 (0.39%) Trac
2 1 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 60 (23.17%) Finance
2 31 (11.97%) Banking
3 8 (3.09%) Marketing
4 6 (2.32%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.93%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Local Government
6 4 (1.54%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (24.71%) Administrator
2 49 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 32 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (10.42%) Architect
5 18 (6.95%) Analyst
5 18 (6.95%) Consultant
6 15 (5.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
8 13 (5.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (5.02%) Server Engineer
9 12 (4.63%) Wintel Analyst
10 11 (4.25%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.86%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
11 10 (3.86%) Storage Consultant
12 9 (3.47%) Windows Server Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.09%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (3.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.11%) Middleware
2 12 (4.63%) .NET
3 7 (2.70%) Rendezvous
4 6 (2.32%) HTML
4 6 (2.32%) Web Services
4 6 (2.32%) XML
4 6 (2.32%) XSLT
5 5 (1.93%) J2EE
5 5 (1.93%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (1.54%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.54%) LAMP
7 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.39%) XMPP
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.83%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.04%) Replication
2 26 (10.04%) Clustering
3 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.25%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.25%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.32%) Spread Betting
7 6 (2.32%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.93%) EMC Centera
9 4 (1.54%) CESG
9 4 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.16%) HACMP
10 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.16%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 200 (77.22%) Windows
2 94 (36.29%) Linux
3 84 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (20.46%) UNIX
6 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (15.06%) Solaris
8 24 (9.27%) Windows 7
9 18 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.25%) HPUX
11 9 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.70%) CentOS
12 7 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.93%) SUSE
14 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.77%) AIX
15 2 (0.77%) Android
15 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.25%) ITIL
2 44 (16.99%) Migration
3 34 (13.13%) Project Management
4 23 (8.88%) Service Delivery
4 23 (8.88%) Workflow
5 19 (7.34%) Service Management
5 19 (7.34%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.18%) Capacity Management
7 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
7 16 (6.18%) ITSM
8 15 (5.79%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.41%) Low Latency
10 12 (4.63%) Benchmarking
10 12 (4.63%) Change Management
10 12 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.25%) Change Control
12 9 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.44%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.74%) SQL
3 18 (6.95%) Perl
4 16 (6.18%) Shell Script
5 15 (5.79%) C#
5 15 (5.79%) VBScript
6 12 (4.63%) C
6 12 (4.63%) Python
7 11 (4.25%) Korn
8 8 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.70%) Java
9 7 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.77%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.72%) MCSE
3 15 (5.79%) MCITP
4 13 (5.02%) MCP
4 13 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.63%) CCNA
6 11 (4.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.47%) VCAP
9 8 (3.09%) NCDA
9 8 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.70%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.32%) VCDX
12 5 (1.93%) NCIE
12 5 (1.93%) Degree
13 4 (1.54%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.54%) MCSA
14 2 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) GxP
System Software
1 116 (44.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (35.52%) Active Directory
3 50 (19.31%) Hyper-V
4 38 (14.67%) NFS
5 36 (13.90%) vSphere
6 30 (11.58%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (9.65%) XenApp
8 22 (8.49%) VMware ESX
9 21 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (7.72%) XenDesktop
11 16 (6.18%) Xen
12 15 (5.79%) KVM
13 9 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (3.09%) SRDF
14 8 (3.09%) VMware Server
15 7 (2.70%) Terminal Services
16 6 (2.32%) vCloud
17 5 (1.93%) VirtualBox
17 5 (1.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (9.65%) NetBackup
2 21 (8.11%) SCOM
3 18 (6.95%) SCCM
4 15 (5.79%) Puppet
4 15 (5.79%) EdgeSight
5 14 (5.41%) SCVMM
6 13 (5.02%) HP SIM
7 7 (2.70%) ZABBIX
8 6 (2.32%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.32%) MOM
8 6 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.16%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.77%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.77%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.77%) vMotion
12 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.39%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 161 (62.16%) VMware
2 97 (37.45%) Microsoft
3 81 (31.27%) NetApp
4 77 (29.73%) Cisco
5 60 (23.17%) HP
6 48 (18.53%) Citrix
6 48 (18.53%) Oracle
7 38 (14.67%) IBM
8 35 (13.51%) Dell
9 30 (11.58%) Red Hat
10 28 (10.81%) EMC
11 23 (8.88%) CommVault
12 22 (8.49%) Veritas
13 16 (6.18%) 3PAR
14 14 (5.41%) ServiceNow
14 14 (5.41%) StorageTek
14 14 (5.41%) Sybase
15 13 (5.02%) F5
15 13 (5.02%) Veeam
16 12 (4.63%) Symantec
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago