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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 274 265 217
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing NAS 124 132 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 5.02% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 120
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.63% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% +3.70%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +7 25 £350 -17.64% 8
Greenwich - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Worcester Park - - - - 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 201 (91.78%) SAN
2 175 (79.91%) Windows
3 135 (61.64%) VMware
4 107 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 90 (41.10%) Linux
6 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
7 79 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (33.79%) Active Directory
9 71 (32.42%) NetApp
10 66 (30.14%) Cisco
11 54 (24.66%) Hyper-V
12 52 (23.74%) HP
13 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (21.00%) SQL Server
15 45 (20.55%) Finance
15 45 (20.55%) vSphere
16 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
17 42 (19.18%) UNIX
17 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (18.72%) DNS
19 38 (17.35%) ITIL
20 37 (16.89%) Firewall
21 36 (16.44%) Citrix
22 35 (15.98%) TCP/IP
23 33 (15.07%) VMware ESXi
24 32 (14.61%) EMC
25 31 (14.16%) Dell
26 30 (13.70%) IBM
26 30 (13.70%) Middleware
26 30 (13.70%) NFS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 29 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (12.33%) IIS
5 23 (10.50%) OpenStack
6 20 (9.13%) Lync
7 19 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (5.02%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.28%) Apache
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.91%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Office
2 11 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Maya
3 2 (0.91%) Quicktime
3 2 (0.91%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.46%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) RMDS
1 2 (0.91%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.48%) IaaS
3 6 (2.74%) Office 365
4 4 (1.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (91.78%) SAN
2 41 (18.72%) DNS
3 37 (16.89%) Firewall
4 35 (15.98%) TCP/IP
5 28 (12.79%) Fibre Channel
6 26 (11.87%) DHCP
7 25 (11.42%) WAN
7 25 (11.42%) VLAN
8 23 (10.50%) LAN
8 23 (10.50%) VPN
9 22 (10.05%) iSCSI
10 18 (8.22%) LDAP
11 17 (7.76%) NetScaler
12 16 (7.31%) MPLS
13 13 (5.94%) SSL
14 12 (5.48%) Kerberos
14 12 (5.48%) VoIP
15 11 (5.02%) FCoE
15 11 (5.02%) Multicast
15 11 (5.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.37%) HBase
5 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.91%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) MS Access
7 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.91%) MSI
2 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Trac
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 45 (20.55%) Finance
2 23 (10.50%) Banking
3 10 (4.57%) Publishing
4 9 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Games
6 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Retail
7 2 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (15.53%) Architect
3 33 (15.07%) Analyst
4 22 (10.05%) Storage Engineer
5 19 (8.68%) Administrator
6 17 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.85%) Server Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Wintel Analyst
9 12 (5.48%) Storage Architect
10 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (5.02%) Consultant
10 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (2.28%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.70%) Middleware
2 12 (5.48%) .NET
3 5 (2.28%) HTML
4 3 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.37%) XML
4 3 (1.37%) XSLT
4 3 (1.37%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.91%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.91%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.91%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.91%) Ajax
5 2 (0.91%) WCF
5 2 (0.91%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.33%) Replication
2 23 (10.50%) Clustering
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.20%) Spread Betting
3 7 (3.20%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.83%) EMC Centera
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.83%) Online Games
5 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.91%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.91%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 175 (79.91%) Windows
2 90 (41.10%) Linux
3 79 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (19.18%) UNIX
5 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (12.79%) Solaris
7 20 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (7.31%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.02%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.57%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.11%) SUSE
12 5 (2.28%) HPUX
12 5 (2.28%) Slackware
13 3 (1.37%) VMS
14 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.91%) CentOS
14 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.35%) ITIL
2 29 (13.24%) Configuration Management
3 28 (12.79%) Migration
4 22 (10.05%) Project Management
5 21 (9.59%) Benchmarking
6 19 (8.68%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (6.85%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.85%) Low Latency
8 15 (6.85%) ITSM
9 14 (6.39%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.48%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.02%) Change Management
12 10 (4.57%) Asset Management
12 10 (4.57%) Workflow
12 10 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.11%) Capacity Management
13 9 (4.11%) Performance Testing
14 8 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.79%) PowerShell
2 21 (9.59%) SQL
3 20 (9.13%) Shell Script
4 17 (7.76%) Perl
5 16 (7.31%) C#
6 15 (6.85%) VBScript
7 13 (5.94%) Java
7 13 (5.94%) Python
8 9 (4.11%) C++
9 5 (2.28%) Korn
9 5 (2.28%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.37%) VBA
11 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (6.39%) CCNA
3 12 (5.48%) NCDA
3 12 (5.48%) NCIE
4 11 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.11%) VCAP
6 8 (3.65%) MCSE
6 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.65%) VCDX
6 8 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.20%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.74%) MCP
8 6 (2.74%) Degree
9 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.83%) MCITP
11 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.46%) MCSA
12 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (33.79%) Active Directory
3 54 (24.66%) Hyper-V
4 45 (20.55%) vSphere
5 33 (15.07%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (13.70%) NFS
7 29 (13.24%) VMware ESX
8 23 (10.50%) XenApp
9 19 (8.68%) KVM
9 19 (8.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (7.76%) XenDesktop
11 12 (5.48%) Xen
12 10 (4.57%) VMware Server
13 9 (4.11%) vCloud
13 9 (4.11%) DFS Replication
14 8 (3.65%) SRDF
15 7 (3.20%) Platform Symphony
16 6 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (1.83%) Samba
17 4 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (10.05%) SCOM
2 21 (9.59%) SCCM
3 17 (7.76%) HP SIM
3 17 (7.76%) EdgeSight
4 15 (6.85%) SCVMM
5 11 (5.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (5.02%) NetBackup
6 9 (4.11%) Puppet
6 9 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.65%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.83%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (1.83%) MOM
9 4 (1.83%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.91%) Control-M
10 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.91%) WSUS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 135 (61.64%) VMware
2 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 71 (32.42%) NetApp
4 66 (30.14%) Cisco
5 52 (23.74%) HP
6 36 (16.44%) Citrix
7 32 (14.61%) EMC
8 31 (14.16%) Dell
9 30 (13.70%) IBM
10 28 (12.79%) Red Hat
11 25 (11.42%) Oracle
12 23 (10.50%) Veeam
12 23 (10.50%) Veritas
13 19 (8.68%) Symantec
14 17 (7.76%) Brocade
14 17 (7.76%) CA
15 15 (6.85%) Nimsoft
16 14 (6.39%) ServiceNow
17 12 (5.48%) CommVault
17 12 (5.48%) DataSynapse
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