Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 247 223
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -11
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 1.44% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
City of London median daily rate £394 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £206 £301 £240
90th Percentile £568 £648 £625
Central London median daily rate £504 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +6.05% +15.85% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 675 833 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.89% 11.92% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 655 548
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £208 £182 £203
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 20
City of London median hourly rate £20.75 £18.70 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +3.31% +3.43%
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.75 £12.74
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £30.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +12.30% +3.31% +0.56%

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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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) Publishing
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Fidessa
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Lotus

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 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Azure
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) GCP
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) InfiniBand
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Publishing
4 2 (15.38%) Law
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Deskside Support
2 2 (15.38%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) CSIRT
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCSM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Fidessa
3 3 (23.08%) Lotus
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Huawei
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Reuters