Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 October 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 219 222
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 3.79% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 20
City of London median daily rate £444 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £296 £240 £382
90th Percentile £618 £625 £646
Central London median daily rate £450 £393 £475
% change year-on-year +14.65% -17.37% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 802 713 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.44% 10.40% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 558 747
City of London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £212 £287
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 13
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.91 £11.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £29.56 £24.17
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -10.53% +5.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Middleware
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) PBX
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) VSAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DataStage
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
1 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
1 1 (9.09%) IT Support
1 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
1 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Storage Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Gearman
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) iptables
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) PowerBroker
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) BT
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
6 1 (9.09%) Leostream
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Unisys
6 1 (9.09%) Wyse