Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 226 227
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +34
Contract jobs citing NAS 27 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 2.07% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 44
City of London median daily rate £500 £456 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +10.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £229 £333 £300
90th Percentile £625 £607 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 758 968 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.65% 14.39% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 737 857
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.75% +7.10% -9.03%

NAS
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

NAS
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

NAS
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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in the City of London

NAS
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 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 21 (77.78%) SAN
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) EMC
5 10 (37.04%) SMTP
5 10 (37.04%) Unix
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) NetApp
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (18.52%) Solaris
10 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix

NAS
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 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) SMTP
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) MPLS
6 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 4 (14.81%) SNMP
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) DMZ
7 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.41%) HTTP
7 2 (7.41%) Intranet
7 2 (7.41%) snoop
7 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
7 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Unix Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
1 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Solaris
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
9 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Server Hardening
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) VMware NSX
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) iptables
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) PowerCLI
1 4 (14.81%) vRealize
2 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Salt
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.41%) TADDM
3 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.70%) Ionix
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) EMC
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) CommVault
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
8 2 (7.41%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) AppSense
9 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.70%) Google
9 1 (3.70%) Reuters