Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 220 213
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing NAS 15 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 4.26% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 31
City of London median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -5.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £305 £255 £393
90th Percentile £643 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £463 £388 £494
% change year-on-year +19.35% -21.52% +20.06%
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 861 705 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.27% 10.64% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 529 727
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £263
90th Percentile £638 £640 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £446
% change year-on-year - +0.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% +5.67%
10th Percentile £14.55 £13.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.00 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% +3.60%

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

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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 August 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 21 August 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Middleware
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) NetApp
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) NFS
9 3 (20.00%) Solaris
9 3 (20.00%) Apache

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VSAN
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DataStage
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Gearman
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.67%) VML
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) KVM
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.67%) Docker
6 1 (6.67%) iptables
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (6.67%) Samba
6 1 (6.67%) SRDF
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CASB
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) PowerBroker
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) SnapVault
2 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 2 (13.33%) Ivanti
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 2 (13.33%) Wyse
8 1 (6.67%) Leostream
8 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 1 (6.67%) Synology