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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 335 283 320
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +37
Contract jobs citing NAS 109 140 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 4.68% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 89 77
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +33.33%
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
2938 2992 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 13.40% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 1902 1880
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 92
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +18 20 £498 +17.75% 3
Croydon -10 4 £393 -28.63%
Docklands, London +10 2 £525 -19.23%
Harrow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 189 (83.63%) SAN
2 112 (49.56%) Linux
3 107 (47.35%) VMware
4 105 (46.46%) Windows
5 91 (40.27%) Active Directory
6 81 (35.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (32.74%) EMC
8 70 (30.97%) Unix
8 70 (30.97%) Firewall
9 64 (28.32%) Data Centre
10 63 (27.88%) Finance
11 60 (26.55%) NetApp
12 57 (25.22%) Windows Server
13 54 (23.89%) Migration
14 47 (20.80%) Banking
15 45 (19.91%) Solaris
16 44 (19.47%) DNS
17 43 (19.03%) Veritas
17 43 (19.03%) Enterprise Storage
18 42 (18.58%) Cisco
19 41 (18.14%) IBM
19 41 (18.14%) HP
20 38 (16.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 38 (16.81%) iSCSI
21 36 (15.93%) Red Hat
22 35 (15.49%) LAN
22 35 (15.49%) ITIL
22 35 (15.49%) Oracle
22 35 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (15.04%) NFS

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 20 (8.85%) Apache
2 19 (8.41%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.52%) IIS
4 14 (6.19%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.65%) Confluence
8 5 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.21%) PowerExchange
8 5 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.77%) JBoss
9 4 (1.77%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.44%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) HipChat
1 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.65%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Exstream
1 1 (0.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.10%) Office 365
4 7 (3.10%) PaaS
5 4 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 189 (83.63%) SAN
2 70 (30.97%) Firewall
3 44 (19.47%) DNS
4 38 (16.81%) iSCSI
5 35 (15.49%) LAN
6 30 (13.27%) VPN
7 27 (11.95%) DHCP
7 27 (11.95%) WAN
8 23 (10.18%) TCP/IP
9 19 (8.41%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (6.64%) HTTP
10 15 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (5.75%) FCoE
12 12 (5.31%) LDAP
13 8 (3.54%) SSL
13 8 (3.54%) VoIP
14 7 (3.10%) FTP
15 6 (2.65%) Network Security
15 6 (2.65%) SSH
16 5 (2.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.73%) MySQL
3 11 (4.87%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.21%) HBase
5 5 (2.21%) PowerCenter
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.33%) ObjectStore
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.88%) OLTP
9 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.44%) MS Access
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.42%) Subversion
3 6 (2.65%) JIRA
4 5 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.77%) Gradle
5 4 (1.77%) Hudson
5 4 (1.77%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.77%) Maven
5 4 (1.77%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (27.88%) Finance
2 47 (20.80%) Banking
3 9 (3.98%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.54%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.21%) Law
6 4 (1.77%) Games
6 4 (1.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (29.20%) Architect
2 59 (26.11%) Administrator
3 53 (23.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 42 (18.58%) Systems Administrator
5 28 (12.39%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (10.62%) Unix Administrator
7 22 (9.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 21 (9.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 20 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (6.19%) Analyst
11 14 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
12 13 (5.75%) Broadcast Architect
12 13 (5.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.87%) VMWare Administrator
14 10 (4.42%) Storage Administrator
15 9 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
15 9 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
16 8 (3.54%) Consultant
16 8 (3.54%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) LAMP
2 10 (4.42%) Middleware
3 6 (2.65%) .NET
3 6 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.21%) Rendezvous
5 4 (1.77%) J2EE
5 4 (1.77%) jQuery
5 4 (1.77%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (1.77%) Web Services
5 4 (1.77%) XML
6 3 (1.33%) HTML
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.33%) XSLT
7 2 (0.88%) libvirt
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.44%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.32%) Data Centre
2 43 (19.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (7.96%) New Media
4 11 (4.87%) Clustering
5 10 (4.42%) IBM XIV
6 8 (3.54%) EMC VNX
6 8 (3.54%) User Experience
7 7 (3.10%) Derivative
8 6 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.65%) Replication
9 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.21%) BBC
9 5 (2.21%) EMC Centera
9 5 (2.21%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.21%) iPad
10 4 (1.77%) iDTV
10 4 (1.77%) IPTV
10 4 (1.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 112 (49.56%) Linux
2 105 (46.46%) Windows
3 70 (30.97%) Unix
4 57 (25.22%) Windows Server
5 45 (19.91%) Solaris
6 29 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (6.19%) AIX
9 14 (6.19%) SUSE
10 10 (4.42%) CentOS
11 9 (3.98%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (2.21%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (2.21%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.88%) Android
15 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.89%) Migration
2 35 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.49%) ITIL
3 33 (14.60%) Capacity Planning
4 29 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (11.95%) Re-Platforming
6 25 (11.06%) Configuration Management
7 20 (8.85%) DevOps
7 20 (8.85%) TOGAF
8 18 (7.96%) Problem Management
9 17 (7.52%) Waterfall
10 16 (7.08%) Project Management
11 14 (6.19%) Open Source
12 13 (5.75%) Performance Management
13 12 (5.31%) Capacity Management
13 12 (5.31%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.42%) Incident Management
14 10 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.83%) Perl
2 25 (11.06%) Python
2 25 (11.06%) Shell Script
3 24 (10.62%) PowerShell
4 22 (9.73%) SQL
5 18 (7.96%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.98%) Java
7 7 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.21%) C-shell
8 5 (2.21%) Korn
8 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.54%) CCNP
4 8 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.65%) CCNA
5 6 (2.65%) RHCA
5 6 (2.65%) RHCE
5 6 (2.65%) RHCSA
5 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.77%) NCDA
7 3 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.33%) NCIE
8 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.88%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.88%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 91 (40.27%) Active Directory
2 81 (35.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (16.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 34 (15.04%) NFS
5 20 (8.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 15 (6.64%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.87%) vSphere
8 10 (4.42%) Hyper-V
9 9 (3.98%) KVM
10 8 (3.54%) SRDF
11 7 (3.10%) Samba
11 7 (3.10%) Veritas File System
12 6 (2.65%) iptables
13 5 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (2.21%) StorNext
13 5 (2.21%) Xen
14 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.77%) vCloud
14 4 (1.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.85%) Puppet
2 16 (7.08%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.31%) BladeLogic
3 12 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.31%) ZABBIX
4 10 (4.42%) Salt
5 8 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (3.54%) SCOM
6 7 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.65%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.65%) HAProxy
7 6 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.21%) Nagios
8 5 (2.21%) SCCM
8 5 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.77%) Control-M
9 4 (1.77%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (1.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 107 (47.35%) VMware
2 74 (32.74%) EMC
3 60 (26.55%) NetApp
4 43 (19.03%) Veritas
5 42 (18.58%) Cisco
6 41 (18.14%) HP
6 41 (18.14%) IBM
7 36 (15.93%) Red Hat
8 35 (15.49%) Oracle
9 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
10 21 (9.29%) Dell
11 14 (6.19%) Symantec
12 13 (5.75%) BMC
13 11 (4.87%) Brocade
14 9 (3.98%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.98%) Hitachi
14 9 (3.98%) Isilon
15 8 (3.54%) F5
16 7 (3.10%) DataSynapse
17 6 (2.65%) CommVault
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