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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 186 139 152
Rank change year-on-year -47 +13 +80
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 17 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 6.18% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
10th Percentile £240 £447 £207
25th Percentile - £556 £301
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £265 £675 £450
Median % change year-on-year -60.74% +50.00% -13.46%
75th Percentile £336 £713 £488
90th Percentile £377 - £523
Central London median daily rate £313 £675 £450
% change year-on-year -53.70% +50.00% -14.29%

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 407 275 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.68% 9.65% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 208 221
10th Percentile £313 £317 £213
25th Percentile £450 £387 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.25%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £686 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
10th Percentile - £11.98 £24.72
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.69 £33.75
Median hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year +106.78% -60.93% +18.90%
75th Percentile £48.81 £17.19 £51.25
90th Percentile £62.43 £18.13 £54.40
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £37.13
% change year-on-year +122.22% -57.58% +65.00%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for NAS in the City of London

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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 22 May 2022, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Fidessa
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Server Management
3 3 (50.00%) Inventory Management
3 3 (50.00%) Inventory Control
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10

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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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Nutanix
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Social Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Presentation Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (50.00%) Inventory Control
1 3 (50.00%) Inventory Management
1 3 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Fidessa
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix