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 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 282 294 262
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Contract jobs citing NAS 138 113 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.54% 3.87% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 129
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£390 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.16% +40.90%
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
3038 2920 2842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.96% 12.42% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 1807 1798
Average daily rate £411 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 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 3 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 +9 44 £435 +8.75% 4
Canary Wharf 0 8 £400 -20.00%
Docklands, London -4 4 £550 +18.91%
Feltham -7 1 £330 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 £213 -
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 244 (87.46%) SAN
2 191 (68.46%) Windows
3 168 (60.22%) VMware
4 117 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (38.35%) Linux
6 101 (36.20%) Active Directory
7 91 (32.62%) NetApp
8 90 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 84 (30.11%) Cisco
10 73 (26.16%) Oracle
11 69 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (24.37%) ITIL
13 67 (24.01%) UNIX
14 66 (23.66%) Data Centre
15 61 (21.86%) HP
16 60 (21.51%) SQL Server
17 59 (21.15%) DNS
18 58 (20.79%) Finance
19 56 (20.07%) Solaris
20 55 (19.71%) Migration
21 54 (19.35%) Firewall
22 51 (18.28%) Citrix
23 50 (17.92%) SQL
24 46 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
24 46 (16.49%) EMC
25 45 (16.13%) Red Hat
25 45 (16.13%) LAN
26 41 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
27 39 (13.98%) NFS
28 38 (13.62%) WAN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (13.26%) IIS
1 37 (13.26%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.19%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.96%) OpenStack
4 21 (7.53%) Tomcat
5 20 (7.17%) Apache
6 17 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (4.66%) Lync
9 12 (4.30%) JBoss
10 9 (3.23%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.43%) 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 29 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.81%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Project
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) RMDS
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.73%) Office 365
3 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.15%) PaaS
4 6 (2.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (87.46%) SAN
2 59 (21.15%) DNS
3 54 (19.35%) Firewall
4 45 (16.13%) LAN
5 38 (13.62%) WAN
6 33 (11.83%) DHCP
7 32 (11.47%) TCP/IP
8 31 (11.11%) LDAP
9 27 (9.68%) iSCSI
10 26 (9.32%) VLAN
11 25 (8.96%) VPN
12 23 (8.24%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (5.38%) FCoE
14 14 (5.02%) Wireless
15 12 (4.30%) VoIP
15 12 (4.30%) SMTP
16 10 (3.58%) HTTP
16 10 (3.58%) NetScaler
16 10 (3.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (3.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.81%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.94%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (2.51%) HBase
5 7 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.15%) Big Data
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.08%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.08%) MySQL
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) 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 (20.79%) Finance
2 36 (12.90%) Banking
3 8 (2.87%) Marketing
4 7 (2.51%) Legal
5 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.79%) Law
7 3 (1.08%) Local Government
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (24.37%) Administrator
2 49 (17.56%) Architect
3 48 (17.20%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (8.24%) Consultant
6 17 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 13 (4.66%) UNIX Administrator
8 13 (4.66%) Server Engineer
9 12 (4.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.30%) Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (3.94%) Storage Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Windows Server Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.87%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.11%) Middleware
2 13 (4.66%) .NET
3 9 (3.23%) XML
3 9 (3.23%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.87%) XSLT
4 8 (2.87%) HTML
5 7 (2.51%) Web Services
5 7 (2.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (2.51%) Ultra Messaging
6 6 (2.15%) J2EE
7 5 (1.79%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.43%) LAMP
9 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.36%) WSH
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 66 (23.66%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.96%) Replication
3 19 (6.81%) Clustering
4 17 (6.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.30%) Fat Client
6 12 (4.30%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.94%) EMC VNX
8 9 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.87%) EMC VMAX
9 8 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.51%) FlexPod
11 6 (2.15%) CLARiiON
11 6 (2.15%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.15%) EMC Centera
12 5 (1.79%) PMI
12 5 (1.79%) CESG
12 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 191 (68.46%) Windows
2 107 (38.35%) Linux
3 69 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (24.01%) UNIX
5 56 (20.07%) Solaris
6 46 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (6.81%) Data ONTAP
10 18 (6.45%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.30%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.94%) HPUX
13 9 (3.23%) CentOS
14 8 (2.87%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.51%) AIX
16 6 (2.15%) SUSE
17 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.37%) ITIL
2 55 (19.71%) Migration
3 24 (8.60%) Project Management
3 24 (8.60%) Service Delivery
3 24 (8.60%) Capacity Management
4 23 (8.24%) PRINCE2
5 22 (7.89%) Service Management
6 18 (6.45%) Workflow
7 16 (5.73%) Change Management
8 14 (5.02%) Benchmarking
9 13 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (4.66%) Change Control
10 12 (4.30%) TOGAF
10 12 (4.30%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.94%) Analytics
12 10 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.58%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.92%) SQL
2 38 (13.62%) PowerShell
3 25 (8.96%) Perl
4 20 (7.17%) Shell Script
5 18 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 16 (5.73%) Korn
7 15 (5.38%) Python
8 13 (4.66%) C
9 12 (4.30%) Java
10 9 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.51%) C#
12 6 (2.15%) VBScript
13 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.08%) PHP
14 3 (1.08%) Ruby
14 3 (1.08%) C-shell
15 1 (0.36%) VB
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) ABAP
15 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.17%) MCSE
3 18 (6.45%) CCNA
4 13 (4.66%) Degree
5 11 (3.94%) MCITP
6 10 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.58%) MCP
7 8 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.51%) VCAP
9 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.79%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.79%) IBM Certification
11 4 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.43%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.43%) MCSA
11 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.43%) NCDA
12 3 (1.08%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 117 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (36.20%) Active Directory
3 39 (13.98%) NFS
4 38 (13.62%) Hyper-V
5 32 (11.47%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (10.39%) vSphere
7 22 (7.89%) KVM
8 20 (7.17%) XenApp
9 17 (6.09%) Xen
10 15 (5.38%) VMware ESX
10 15 (5.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (5.02%) SRDF
12 13 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (4.30%) XenDesktop
14 9 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (2.87%) Terminal Services
16 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 5 (1.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (11.47%) NetBackup
2 15 (5.38%) SCCM
3 13 (4.66%) SCOM
4 11 (3.94%) Puppet
4 11 (3.94%) SnapVault
5 9 (3.23%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.87%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.87%) BladeLogic
7 7 (2.51%) MOM
7 7 (2.51%) SnapMirror
8 6 (2.15%) EdgeSight
9 5 (1.79%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (1.79%) Control-M
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.79%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.43%) OpenView
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.72%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 168 (60.22%) VMware
2 91 (32.62%) NetApp
3 90 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 84 (30.11%) Cisco
5 73 (26.16%) Oracle
6 61 (21.86%) HP
7 51 (18.28%) Citrix
8 46 (16.49%) EMC
9 45 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 34 (12.19%) IBM
11 31 (11.11%) Dell
12 23 (8.24%) Symantec
13 22 (7.89%) Veritas
14 15 (5.38%) CommVault
15 14 (5.02%) Sybase
15 14 (5.02%) Brocade
16 12 (4.30%) Veeam
16 12 (4.30%) Juniper
17 11 (3.94%) 3PAR
18 10 (3.58%) Intel
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago