Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 291 251
Rank change year-on-year +52 -40 -8
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.20% 0.086% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 0.79% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Central London median daily rate £310 £533 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.78% +63.85% -27.78%
10th Percentile £208 £371 £195
90th Percentile £528 £624 £545
London median daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 771 1,018 950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.81% 10.90% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 771 724
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £180 £156 £200
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +14.42% -13.16%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £32.60 £26.50 £22.63
London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.21% +21.74% +2.29%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Central London

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NAS in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Central London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Central London

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +57 12 £254 -49.20% 2
City of Westminster - 2 £425 -
NAS
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) IIS
7 5 (35.71%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Lotus
8 4 (28.57%) Bloomberg
8 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
8 4 (28.57%) Fidessa
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
3 1 (7.14%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) Skype
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Publishing
4 2 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Deskside Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Deskside Support
1 4 (28.57%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (14.29%) Blog
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) SCSM
4 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 4 (28.57%) Fidessa
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Avaya
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Meraki
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Sybase
6 2 (14.29%) Ubiquiti
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft