Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 224 243
Rank change year-on-year +112 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 11 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.64% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £415 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.33% -33.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £376 £206 £301
90th Percentile £467 £578 £648
Central London median daily rate £415 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -14.87% +2.63% +21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 232 669 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.20% 10.81% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 507 657
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £207 £179
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £441
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.71% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.24% +12.30% +3.31%
10th Percentile £26.78 £14.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.18 £44.80 £33.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.25 £18.85
% change year-on-year +158.82% +12.73% +4.14%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NAS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for NAS in the City of London

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NAS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for NAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Personalization
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Personalization
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) UAG
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware