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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 265 308 260
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -48
Contract jobs citing NAS 138 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 3.87% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 87
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£423 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +19.26%
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
2975 2789 3060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.95% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1849 1893
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 86 137
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +15 33 £438 -2.77% 5
Docklands, London -5 1 £650 +47.72%
Croydon -5 1 £550 +100.00%
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Chessington - 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 230 (86.47%) SAN
2 203 (76.32%) Windows
3 157 (59.02%) VMware
4 110 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 101 (37.97%) Microsoft
6 95 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 93 (34.96%) Linux
8 91 (34.21%) NetApp
9 87 (32.71%) Cisco
10 73 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 71 (26.69%) HP
12 63 (23.68%) Hyper-V
13 61 (22.93%) Finance
14 58 (21.80%) ITIL
15 57 (21.43%) UNIX
16 55 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 53 (19.92%) SQL Server
18 51 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (18.80%) Oracle
19 50 (18.80%) DNS
20 49 (18.42%) Citrix
20 49 (18.42%) vSphere
21 48 (18.05%) Migration
22 43 (16.17%) TCP/IP
22 43 (16.17%) IBM
23 40 (15.04%) Solaris
24 37 (13.91%) SharePoint
24 37 (13.91%) Dell
24 37 (13.91%) Project Management
25 36 (13.53%) Firewall

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (13.91%) SharePoint
2 34 (12.78%) MS Exchange
3 31 (11.65%) OpenStack
4 30 (11.28%) IIS
5 17 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.39%) Lync
6 13 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (3.01%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.63%) Apache
10 6 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) MS Project
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Maya
4 2 (0.75%) Quicktime
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) RMDS
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.75%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.89%) IaaS
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.01%) Office 365
3 8 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 230 (86.47%) SAN
2 50 (18.80%) DNS
3 43 (16.17%) TCP/IP
4 36 (13.53%) Firewall
5 33 (12.41%) LAN
6 32 (12.03%) Fibre Channel
7 30 (11.28%) iSCSI
8 29 (10.90%) DHCP
9 28 (10.53%) VPN
10 27 (10.15%) VLAN
11 26 (9.77%) WAN
12 23 (8.65%) NetScaler
13 21 (7.89%) LDAP
14 17 (6.39%) MPLS
15 15 (5.64%) SSL
16 14 (5.26%) FCoE
17 13 (4.89%) Multicast
18 10 (3.76%) HTTP
18 10 (3.76%) SMTP
19 9 (3.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.26%) HBase
3 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.38%) Trac
2 1 (0.38%) Redmine
2 1 (0.38%) JUnit
2 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 61 (22.93%) Finance
2 35 (13.16%) Banking
3 6 (2.26%) Publishing
3 6 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.50%) Back Office
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (18.80%) Administrator
2 41 (15.41%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (13.91%) Architect
4 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.02%) Analyst
6 23 (8.65%) Storage Engineer
7 16 (6.02%) Server Engineer
7 16 (6.02%) Consultant
7 16 (6.02%) Wintel Analyst
8 15 (5.64%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.51%) Storage Architect
11 11 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.14%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Storage Consultant
12 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.76%) Windows Server Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.38%) UNIX Administrator
13 9 (3.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.15%) Middleware
2 12 (4.51%) .NET
3 8 (3.01%) Rendezvous
4 7 (2.63%) HTML
4 7 (2.63%) XML
4 7 (2.63%) XSLT
5 5 (1.88%) Ultra Messaging
5 5 (1.88%) Web Services
6 4 (1.50%) LAMP
6 4 (1.50%) J2EE
6 4 (1.50%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.75%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) XMPP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.65%) Replication
2 30 (11.28%) Clustering
3 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.01%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.63%) Spread Betting
6 7 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.63%) EMC Centera
7 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 3 (1.13%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.13%) HACMP
8 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.13%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.13%) CESG
8 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 203 (76.32%) Windows
2 93 (34.96%) Linux
3 73 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (21.43%) UNIX
5 55 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (15.04%) Solaris
8 24 (9.02%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.64%) HPUX
10 9 (3.38%) SUSE
11 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.63%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.88%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.88%) CentOS
13 5 (1.88%) Slackware
14 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.75%) AIX
16 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.80%) ITIL
2 48 (18.05%) Migration
3 37 (13.91%) Project Management
4 20 (7.52%) Configuration Management
4 20 (7.52%) Workflow
4 20 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (7.52%) Incident Management
5 19 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.77%) ITSM
6 18 (6.77%) Benchmarking
6 18 (6.77%) Low Latency
7 16 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.64%) Capacity Management
9 14 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.89%) Change Control
11 12 (4.51%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.76%) Change Management
14 9 (3.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.16%) SQL
2 33 (12.41%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.14%) VBScript
3 19 (7.14%) C#
3 19 (7.14%) Perl
3 19 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.51%) Python
5 10 (3.76%) C
5 10 (3.76%) Korn
6 8 (3.01%) Java
6 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.13%) VBA
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.02%) MCSE
3 14 (5.26%) MCITP
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.51%) NCDA
5 12 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.14%) NCIE
6 11 (4.14%) CCNA
7 9 (3.38%) VCAP
7 9 (3.38%) MCP
8 8 (3.01%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.63%) Degree
9 7 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.63%) VCDX
10 4 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.50%) MCSA
10 4 (1.50%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.75%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) COBIT
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) GxP
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 63 (23.68%) Hyper-V
4 49 (18.42%) vSphere
5 36 (13.53%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (11.28%) NFS
7 28 (10.53%) XenApp
8 24 (9.02%) XenDesktop
8 24 (9.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (8.65%) VMware ESX
10 21 (7.89%) KVM
11 20 (7.52%) Xen
12 10 (3.76%) SRDF
13 9 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (3.01%) Terminal Services
14 8 (3.01%) vCloud
15 7 (2.63%) VMware Server
16 6 (2.26%) Samba
17 5 (1.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (9.40%) SCOM
2 20 (7.52%) SCCM
3 19 (7.14%) EdgeSight
4 18 (6.77%) NetBackup
4 18 (6.77%) SCVMM
5 17 (6.39%) HP SIM
6 14 (5.26%) Puppet
7 8 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.26%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.88%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.88%) MOM
10 3 (1.13%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.75%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.75%) vMotion
11 2 (0.75%) WSUS
11 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 157 (59.02%) VMware
2 101 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 91 (34.21%) NetApp
4 87 (32.71%) Cisco
5 71 (26.69%) HP
6 50 (18.80%) Oracle
7 49 (18.42%) Citrix
8 43 (16.17%) IBM
9 37 (13.91%) Dell
10 36 (13.53%) EMC
11 25 (9.40%) Veritas
12 24 (9.02%) Red Hat
13 21 (7.89%) CommVault
14 18 (6.77%) ServiceNow
14 18 (6.77%) Brocade
15 17 (6.39%) Veeam
16 16 (6.02%) 3PAR
17 15 (5.64%) Nimsoft
17 15 (5.64%) CA
18 14 (5.26%) Sybase
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago