Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 205 198
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +29
Contract jobs citing NAS 18 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 4.08% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 31
City of London median daily rate £450 £513 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% - +25.77%
10th Percentile £327 £301 £413
90th Percentile £648 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £410 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -15.90% -2.50% +22.70%
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 871 661 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.60% 10.63% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 504 617
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £233 £200 £256
90th Percentile £625 £625 £596
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -3.84% +13.65%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.36 £17.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £21.34
% change year-on-year -11.60% -0.87% +10.86%

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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 June 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 June 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 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) NetApp
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) NFS
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) EMC
9 4 (22.22%) Middleware
9 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) Brocade
10 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) G Suite
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DWDM
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) VSAN
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
5 1 (5.56%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Gearman
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.56%) VML
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MBA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) NFS
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
4 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (11.11%) KVM
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) iptables
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.56%) Samba
6 1 (5.56%) SRDF
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) CASB
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) PowerBroker
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) SnapVault
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Brocade
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) Ivanti
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) Veritas
7 2 (11.11%) Wyse
8 1 (5.56%) Apple
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Intel
8 1 (5.56%) Lotus
8 1 (5.56%) Sybase