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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 302 289 286
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing NAS 113 145 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 4.69% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 81
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
3173 3091 3685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.32% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 2003 2216
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 176
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 23 £455 -24.16% 12
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 192 (90.57%) SAN
2 118 (55.66%) Windows
3 99 (46.70%) VMware
4 94 (44.34%) Linux
5 75 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (31.60%) Oracle
7 61 (28.77%) NetApp
8 60 (28.30%) UNIX
9 54 (25.47%) Migration
10 53 (25.00%) Cisco
11 52 (24.53%) Microsoft
12 51 (24.06%) Active Directory
13 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (22.64%) Solaris
15 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
15 45 (21.23%) SQL
16 43 (20.28%) Finance
17 42 (19.81%) Firewall
18 40 (18.87%) EMC
19 39 (18.40%) Red Hat
19 39 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
21 36 (16.98%) WAN
22 34 (16.04%) DNS
22 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
23 33 (15.57%) HP
24 32 (15.09%) NFS
25 31 (14.62%) VLAN
26 30 (14.15%) LAN
27 26 (12.26%) Hyper-V

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.38%) Lync
3 21 (9.91%) SharePoint
4 18 (8.49%) IIS
4 18 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (6.60%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.19%) Apache
6 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.72%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.77%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.83%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.89%) LiveLink
11 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) RMDS
3 1 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.30%) Office 365
2 7 (3.30%) IaaS
3 3 (1.42%) Joyent
4 2 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (90.57%) SAN
2 42 (19.81%) Firewall
3 36 (16.98%) WAN
4 34 (16.04%) DNS
5 31 (14.62%) VLAN
6 30 (14.15%) LAN
7 21 (9.91%) VPN
8 20 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (8.49%) TCP/IP
10 16 (7.55%) DHCP
11 14 (6.60%) iSCSI
12 11 (5.19%) LDAP
13 10 (4.72%) Kerberos
13 10 (4.72%) VoIP
14 9 (4.25%) Ethernet
14 9 (4.25%) HTTP
14 9 (4.25%) FCoE
15 8 (3.77%) Multicast
16 7 (3.30%) Wireless
17 6 (2.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.13%) MySQL
4 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.25%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.42%) HBase
8 3 (1.42%) Redis
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.83%) JIRA
3 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.89%) Selenium
5 3 (1.42%) Maven
5 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.42%) Hudson
6 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.94%) MSI
6 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) Trac
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 23 (10.85%) Banking
3 16 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.77%) Publishing
5 6 (2.83%) Legal
6 5 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.89%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (24.06%) Architect
2 29 (13.68%) Analyst
3 25 (11.79%) Consultant
3 25 (11.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (9.91%) Administrator
5 20 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (7.55%) Data Architect
6 16 (7.55%) Data Centre Architect
7 14 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (4.72%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.77%) Network Consultant
12 7 (3.30%) Storage Consultant
12 7 (3.30%) UNIX Engineer
13 6 (2.83%) Server Engineer
13 6 (2.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) Middleware
2 11 (5.19%) .NET
3 6 (2.83%) CSS
3 6 (2.83%) XML
4 5 (2.36%) HTML
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.42%) JSON
5 3 (1.42%) XSLT
5 3 (1.42%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.42%) Web Services
5 3 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.94%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.94%) Ajax
6 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.94%) WCF
7 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Clustering
2 17 (8.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (7.55%) Replication
4 9 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.77%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.89%) Online Games
8 4 (1.89%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.89%) Psychology
8 4 (1.89%) Economics
8 4 (1.89%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.42%) Firmware
9 3 (1.42%) New Media
10 2 (0.94%) iSeries
10 2 (0.94%) Open Source
10 2 (0.94%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.66%) Windows
2 94 (44.34%) Linux
3 60 (28.30%) UNIX
4 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (22.64%) Solaris
6 39 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (7.55%) AIX
10 6 (2.83%) VMS
10 6 (2.83%) SUSE
11 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.89%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.42%) SmartOS
13 3 (1.42%) CentOS
14 2 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.47%) Migration
2 18 (8.49%) Data Migration
3 17 (8.02%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.08%) Project Management
5 12 (5.66%) Change Management
5 12 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 12 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (5.19%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.25%) ITIL
8 9 (4.25%) Validation
8 9 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.25%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (3.77%) DevOps
9 8 (3.77%) Benchmarking
10 7 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (3.30%) Market Research
11 6 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.83%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.23%) SQL
2 22 (10.38%) Shell Script
3 18 (8.49%) Perl
4 14 (6.60%) Java
5 9 (4.25%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.77%) C++
6 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.83%) PHP
9 4 (1.89%) C
9 4 (1.89%) Python
10 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.42%) C-shell
10 3 (1.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.94%) Korn
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.94%) C#
11 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.94%) VBScript
11 2 (0.94%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.66%) Degree
3 11 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (4.25%) MCSE
4 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.77%) VCDX
5 8 (3.77%) VCAP
6 7 (3.30%) NCDA
7 6 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.36%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.89%) NCIE
10 3 (1.42%) MCITP
10 3 (1.42%) CCNA
11 2 (0.94%) MCP
11 2 (0.94%) MCSA
11 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (24.06%) Active Directory
3 32 (15.09%) NFS
4 26 (12.26%) Hyper-V
5 22 (10.38%) vSphere
6 20 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (6.60%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.19%) Xen
9 10 (4.72%) SRDF
10 9 (4.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.77%) vCloud
11 8 (3.77%) XenApp
12 7 (3.30%) DFS Replication
13 6 (2.83%) Platform Symphony
13 6 (2.83%) RHEV
13 6 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (2.36%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.42%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (7.08%) Data Guard
2 14 (6.60%) Puppet
3 10 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (4.25%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.77%) SCCM
6 7 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.83%) OpenView
7 6 (2.83%) Control-M
7 6 (2.83%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.36%) SCOM
8 5 (2.36%) MOM
8 5 (2.36%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (1.89%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.89%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.42%) Nagios
10 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (46.70%) VMware
2 67 (31.60%) Oracle
3 61 (28.77%) NetApp
4 53 (25.00%) Cisco
5 52 (24.53%) Microsoft
6 40 (18.87%) EMC
7 39 (18.40%) Red Hat
8 33 (15.57%) HP
9 25 (11.79%) IBM
10 20 (9.43%) Symantec
11 19 (8.96%) Sybase
12 16 (7.55%) Dell
12 16 (7.55%) Citrix
13 14 (6.60%) Veritas
14 12 (5.66%) Hitachi
14 12 (5.66%) Brocade
15 11 (5.19%) DataSynapse
15 11 (5.19%) Sun
16 10 (4.72%) CheckPoint
17 8 (3.77%) JBoss
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