Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 256 275
Rank change year-on-year +114 +19 -53
Contract jobs citing NAS 5 24 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.19% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 2.66% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
Median daily rate £450 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +13.51% +10.45%
10th Percentile £191 £218 £305
90th Percentile £490 £569 £643
London median daily rate £450 £429 £475
% change year-on-year +4.96% -9.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
London median hourly rate - - £20.50

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 291 901 1,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.32% 10.81% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 671 870
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £262 £208 £196
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
London median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 28
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +66.67% -7.82%
10th Percentile £33.14 £13.90 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.56 £44.80 £35.08
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +0.83%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Central London

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NAS in Central London.

Daily rate trend for NAS in Central London

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NAS in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NAS in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NAS in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for NAS in Central London

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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 13 August 2020. 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 +89 5 £450 -13.46% 1
NAS
London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus