The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 298 282 322
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +40
Contract jobs citing NAS 126 155 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.66% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 4.99% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 58
Median daily rate £450 £383 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.95% -45.00%
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
2970 3106 2775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.91% 13.29% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 2008 1774
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 16 £551 +35.27% 5
Croydon -9 5 £393 -28.63%
Docklands, London +7 2 £350 -46.15%
Westminster - 2 £450 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 172 (79.63%) SAN
2 118 (54.63%) Linux
3 110 (50.93%) Windows
4 103 (47.69%) VMware
5 83 (38.43%) EMC
6 82 (37.96%) NetApp
7 78 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (33.80%) Active Directory
9 64 (29.63%) Unix
10 62 (28.70%) Solaris
11 55 (25.46%) Firewall
12 53 (24.54%) Finance
13 50 (23.15%) Banking
13 50 (23.15%) HP
13 50 (23.15%) IBM
14 46 (21.30%) Oracle
15 44 (20.37%) Cisco
16 43 (19.91%) Veritas
17 42 (19.44%) NFS
17 42 (19.44%) Data Centre
18 41 (18.98%) DNS
19 40 (18.52%) SQL Server
19 40 (18.52%) Windows Server
20 39 (18.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 38 (17.59%) WAN
22 37 (17.13%) Migration
23 35 (16.20%) Microsoft
23 35 (16.20%) iSCSI
24 34 (15.74%) Fibre Channel
24 34 (15.74%) Red Hat

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (13.43%) Apache
2 28 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 25 (11.57%) IIS
4 21 (9.72%) MS Exchange
5 15 (6.94%) WebSphere
6 13 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (6.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (4.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.70%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.78%) JBoss
10 6 (2.78%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.31%) MQSeries
11 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.93%) Confluence
12 2 (0.93%) PowerExchange
12 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.46%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Faxination
2 2 (0.93%) Exstream
3 1 (0.46%) assyst
3 1 (0.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.41%) Office 365
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.70%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.24%) PaaS
6 5 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (79.63%) SAN
2 55 (25.46%) Firewall
3 41 (18.98%) DNS
4 38 (17.59%) WAN
5 35 (16.20%) iSCSI
6 34 (15.74%) Fibre Channel
6 34 (15.74%) LAN
7 22 (10.19%) DHCP
7 22 (10.19%) FCoE
7 22 (10.19%) VPN
8 20 (9.26%) HTTP
9 17 (7.87%) TCP/IP
10 15 (6.94%) Multicast
11 12 (5.56%) LDAP
12 7 (3.24%) FTP
12 7 (3.24%) Network Security
12 7 (3.24%) VoIP
13 6 (2.78%) SSL
13 6 (2.78%) Wireless
14 5 (2.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.33%) MySQL
3 12 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.56%) HBase
4 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.39%) ObjectStore
9 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.93%) OLTP
9 2 (0.93%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) OLAP
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.93%) JIRA
1 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (24.54%) Finance
2 50 (23.15%) Banking
3 13 (6.02%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.24%) Law
5 4 (1.85%) Games
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (30.09%) Administrator
2 51 (23.61%) Architect
3 40 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 40 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (9.72%) Unix Administrator
5 21 (9.72%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.94%) VMware Specialist
9 14 (6.48%) Storage Administrator
10 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Solaris Administrator
12 9 (4.17%) Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Lead Architect
12 9 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
13 7 (3.24%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.26%) Middleware
2 10 (4.63%) Rendezvous
3 9 (4.17%) HTML
3 9 (4.17%) XML
3 9 (4.17%) XSLT
4 8 (3.70%) LAMP
5 6 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.31%) J2EE
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (2.31%) Web Services
7 4 (1.85%) .NET
7 4 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.39%) jQuery
9 2 (0.93%) libvirt
10 1 (0.46%) JMS
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.46%) SOAP
10 1 (0.46%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (8.33%) Clustering
4 10 (4.63%) IBM XIV
5 9 (4.17%) CLARiiON
5 9 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.70%) EMC VNX
6 8 (3.70%) User Experience
7 7 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.24%) New Media
8 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.78%) Replication
9 5 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.31%) iPad
10 4 (1.85%) BBC
10 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 118 (54.63%) Linux
2 110 (50.93%) Windows
3 64 (29.63%) Unix
4 62 (28.70%) Solaris
5 40 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 27 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (6.02%) AIX
9 13 (6.02%) Apple iOS
9 13 (6.02%) SUSE
10 12 (5.56%) Android
10 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.63%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (3.24%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (3.24%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.13%) Migration
2 31 (14.35%) ITIL
3 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (8.80%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (7.41%) Benchmarking
6 16 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 15 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.48%) DevOps
9 13 (6.02%) Performance Management
9 13 (6.02%) Re-Platforming
10 12 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.09%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.63%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.63%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.17%) Change Management
13 9 (4.17%) Project Management
13 9 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.81%) SQL
2 30 (13.89%) Perl
3 23 (10.65%) Python
4 20 (9.26%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.41%) Java
6 12 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.93%) C-shell
9 2 (0.93%) Korn
9 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) CCNP
3 7 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.78%) CCNA
4 6 (2.78%) RHCA
4 6 (2.78%) RHCE
4 6 (2.78%) RHCSA
5 5 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.85%) NCDA
7 3 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.39%) NCIE
8 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 78 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (33.80%) Active Directory
3 42 (19.44%) NFS
4 39 (18.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 21 (9.72%) Hyper-V
5 21 (9.72%) KVM
6 19 (8.80%) SRDF
6 19 (8.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 17 (7.87%) Xen
8 13 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (6.02%) VMware ESX
9 11 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (4.63%) vSphere
11 7 (3.24%) Samba
11 7 (3.24%) Veritas File System
11 7 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.78%) iptables
13 5 (2.31%) StorNext
14 4 (1.85%) Ceph
14 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (8.33%) SCOM
2 15 (6.94%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.56%) Puppet
4 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (3.24%) BladeLogic
6 7 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.78%) HAProxy
7 6 (2.78%) Nagios
7 6 (2.78%) SnapVault
7 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.31%) Control-M
8 5 (2.31%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (2.31%) SCCM
8 5 (2.31%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (2.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 103 (47.69%) VMware
2 83 (38.43%) EMC
3 82 (37.96%) NetApp
4 50 (23.15%) HP
4 50 (23.15%) IBM
5 46 (21.30%) Oracle
6 44 (20.37%) Cisco
7 43 (19.91%) Veritas
8 35 (16.20%) Microsoft
9 34 (15.74%) Red Hat
10 26 (12.04%) Symantec
11 18 (8.33%) Intel
12 12 (5.56%) Brocade
12 12 (5.56%) DataSynapse
13 11 (5.09%) Hitachi
14 10 (4.63%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.63%) Sun
14 10 (4.63%) Sybase
14 10 (4.63%) TIBCO
15 9 (4.17%) Dell
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