The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 307 258 278
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +20
Contract jobs citing NAS 112 164 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 5.82% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 131 76
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£443 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-18.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +19.56%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2876 2818 3629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.24% 11.61% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1786 2093
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
NAS
England

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 July 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 July 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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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 -1 22 £419 -9.45% 5
Canary Wharf +27 1 £500 +17.64%
Greenwich - 1 £382 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 196 (86.73%) SAN
2 116 (51.33%) Windows
3 113 (50.00%) VMware
4 96 (42.48%) Linux
5 82 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (33.19%) NetApp
7 69 (30.53%) Oracle
8 64 (28.32%) Migration
9 63 (27.88%) Cisco
10 61 (26.99%) EMC
10 61 (26.99%) Finance
11 60 (26.55%) UNIX
12 58 (25.66%) Microsoft
13 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
14 54 (23.89%) SQL
15 52 (23.01%) Active Directory
16 49 (21.68%) Solaris
17 43 (19.03%) WAN
18 42 (18.58%) DNS
18 42 (18.58%) Firewall
19 40 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 39 (17.26%) Red Hat
21 38 (16.81%) TCP/IP
21 38 (16.81%) LAN
22 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange
22 36 (15.93%) Banking
23 33 (14.60%) NFS
24 31 (13.72%) HP
25 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.85%) Lync
4 17 (7.52%) Tomcat
5 16 (7.08%) IIS
5 16 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (5.31%) Apache
7 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.98%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.98%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.88%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.77%) RMDS
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.10%) IaaS
2 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.65%) Office 365
3 3 (1.33%) Joyent
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 196 (86.73%) SAN
2 43 (19.03%) WAN
3 42 (18.58%) DNS
3 42 (18.58%) Firewall
4 38 (16.81%) TCP/IP
4 38 (16.81%) LAN
5 26 (11.50%) VLAN
6 22 (9.73%) VPN
7 21 (9.29%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (8.41%) DHCP
9 16 (7.08%) iSCSI
10 14 (6.19%) LDAP
11 13 (5.75%) HTTP
11 13 (5.75%) VoIP
12 12 (5.31%) FCoE
13 9 (3.98%) Multicast
14 7 (3.10%) Network Security
14 7 (3.10%) Ethernet
14 7 (3.10%) FTP
15 6 (2.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.75%) MySQL
4 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.77%) HBase
9 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.33%) Redis
11 2 (0.88%) OLAP
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.10%) JIRA
3 4 (1.77%) Selenium
3 4 (1.77%) Hudson
4 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.33%) Maven
4 3 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.88%) MSI
6 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) Redmine
6 1 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 61 (26.99%) Finance
2 36 (15.93%) Banking
3 21 (9.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.65%) Legal
4 6 (2.65%) Publishing
5 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (26.99%) Architect
2 38 (16.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 32 (14.16%) Administrator
4 24 (10.62%) Consultant
5 21 (9.29%) Analyst
6 19 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Data Architect
7 16 (7.08%) Data Centre Architect
8 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (6.64%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.75%) Storage Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.42%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.54%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.54%) Storage Consultant
13 8 (3.54%) Lead Architect
14 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 7 (3.10%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) Middleware
2 7 (3.10%) XML
3 6 (2.65%) CSS
4 4 (1.77%) HTML
4 4 (1.77%) XSLT
4 4 (1.77%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.33%) JSON
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.88%) .NET
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.44%) LAMP
7 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.39%) Clustering
2 19 (8.41%) Replication
3 16 (7.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.98%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.21%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.77%) Economics
7 4 (1.77%) Spread Betting
7 4 (1.77%) Psychology
7 4 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.33%) Firmware
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.33%) New Media
8 3 (1.33%) Celerra
8 3 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 116 (51.33%) Windows
2 96 (42.48%) Linux
3 60 (26.55%) UNIX
4 49 (21.68%) Solaris
5 40 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.52%) AIX
8 14 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.21%) VMS
10 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.33%) Debian
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.33%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.88%) CentOS
12 2 (0.88%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) Migration
2 18 (7.96%) ITIL
2 18 (7.96%) Data Migration
3 17 (7.52%) Project Management
4 16 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (6.64%) Change Management
5 15 (6.64%) Load Balancing
6 12 (5.31%) Configuration Management
7 11 (4.87%) TOGAF
8 10 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.98%) Validation
9 9 (3.98%) Benchmarking
9 9 (3.98%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.10%) DevOps
11 6 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.65%) CRM
11 6 (2.65%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.89%) SQL
2 28 (12.39%) Perl
3 19 (8.41%) Shell Script
4 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.42%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.42%) Java
5 7 (3.10%) PHP
6 6 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.21%) Python
8 4 (1.77%) C
8 4 (1.77%) Ruby
8 4 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.33%) C-shell
9 3 (1.33%) sed
10 2 (0.88%) VBScript
10 2 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.88%) Korn
10 2 (0.88%) KiXtart
11 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (6.64%) Degree
3 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.42%) MCSE
6 9 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.98%) NCDA
7 7 (3.10%) VCAP
7 7 (3.10%) VCDX
8 6 (2.65%) BC Cleared
9 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.77%) VCP5
10 4 (1.77%) NCIE
10 4 (1.77%) MCITP
11 3 (1.33%) MCP
11 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.88%) CCNP
13 1 (0.44%) CCNA
13 1 (0.44%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (23.01%) Active Directory
3 33 (14.60%) NFS
4 23 (10.18%) vSphere
5 22 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (9.29%) Hyper-V
7 17 (7.52%) XenApp
8 12 (5.31%) VMware ESX
9 11 (4.87%) SRDF
9 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (3.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (3.10%) vCloud
11 7 (3.10%) Xen
12 5 (2.21%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.21%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (1.33%) Postfix
14 3 (1.33%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.33%) KVM
14 3 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (6.64%) Data Guard
2 14 (6.19%) Puppet
3 11 (4.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (4.87%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.10%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.65%) Control-M
6 6 (2.65%) OpenView
6 6 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.21%) Nagios
8 4 (1.77%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.77%) SCCM
9 3 (1.33%) SCOM
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.33%) MOM
9 3 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 113 (50.00%) VMware
2 75 (33.19%) NetApp
3 69 (30.53%) Oracle
4 63 (27.88%) Cisco
5 61 (26.99%) EMC
6 58 (25.66%) Microsoft
7 39 (17.26%) Red Hat
8 31 (13.72%) HP
9 28 (12.39%) Citrix
10 23 (10.18%) IBM
11 19 (8.41%) Hitachi
11 19 (8.41%) Symantec
12 16 (7.08%) Sun
13 14 (6.19%) Sybase
14 11 (4.87%) Dell
15 10 (4.42%) CheckPoint
15 10 (4.42%) Brocade
15 10 (4.42%) Veritas
16 9 (3.98%) JBoss
16 9 (3.98%) Intel
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 21 days ago