Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 July 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 416 363 531
Rank change year-on-year -53 +168 +24
Contract jobs citing NAS 100 23 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 1.31% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 20 49
10th Percentile £368 £260 £324
25th Percentile £500 £392 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £638 £450 £430
Median % change year-on-year +41.67% +4.65% -9.47%
75th Percentile £713 £513 £538
90th Percentile £775 £550 £575
England median daily rate £520 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +22.35% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.90% -53.33% +119.51%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,783 1,755 4,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.35% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,899 1,218 2,871
10th Percentile £300 £255 £213
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £610 £575 £575
90th Percentile £699 £657 £656
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 101
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.08 £13.88
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.75 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.38% +85.23% +10.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £47.83 £43.01
90th Percentile £69.80 £53.38 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in London

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for NAS in London

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NAS in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NAS in London

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for NAS in London

NAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -15 16 £675 +50.00% 2
West London - 2 £388 - 2
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 80 (80.00%) SAN
2 42 (42.00%) Finance
3 40 (40.00%) VMware
3 40 (40.00%) Azure
4 37 (37.00%) Windows
5 35 (35.00%) Linux
6 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (32.00%) Banking
8 31 (31.00%) GCP
8 31 (31.00%) Social Skills
9 30 (30.00%) Oracle
10 29 (29.00%) Cisco
11 28 (28.00%) Firewall
12 27 (27.00%) Middleware
13 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
14 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 24 (24.00%) NetApp
16 23 (23.00%) Migration
16 23 (23.00%) EMC
16 23 (23.00%) Puppet
17 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
17 22 (22.00%) AWS
18 21 (21.00%) ITIL
18 21 (21.00%) Terraform
19 20 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
19 20 (20.00%) Java
19 20 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (20.00%) JIRA
20 19 (19.00%) Python

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (16.00%) Confluence
2 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (11.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.00%) IIS
6 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) CICS
8 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (40.00%) Azure
2 31 (31.00%) GCP
3 22 (22.00%) AWS
4 20 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (17.00%) IaaS
6 14 (14.00%) GitHub
7 8 (8.00%) OpenShift
8 7 (7.00%) PaaS
9 4 (4.00%) SaaS
10 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (3.00%) OneDrive
11 2 (2.00%) Cohesity
12 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (1.00%) Apigee
12 1 (1.00%) Azure Stack
12 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 80 (80.00%) SAN
2 28 (28.00%) Firewall
3 18 (18.00%) iSCSI
4 16 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (16.00%) DNS
4 16 (16.00%) WAN
5 13 (13.00%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (12.00%) LAN
7 11 (11.00%) FCoE
7 11 (11.00%) Multicast
7 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.00%) DHCP
9 9 (9.00%) FTP
10 6 (6.00%) Network Security
10 6 (6.00%) VPN
11 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.00%) DMZ
12 4 (4.00%) Internet
12 4 (4.00%) VoIP
12 4 (4.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) DB2
3 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.00%) HBase
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.00%) Data Vault
8 2 (2.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.00%) ObjectStore
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.00%) Big Data
9 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.00%) Ingres
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) JIRA
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.00%) Gradle
5 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 32 (32.00%) Banking
3 31 (31.00%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.00%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (6.00%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Architect
2 16 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (11.00%) Consultant
5 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.00%) IT Support
10 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Installation Manager
10 3 (3.00%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) Middleware
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) XSLT
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) JMS
5 1 (1.00%) Kafka
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.00%) Replication
3 10 (10.00%) AS400
3 10 (10.00%) iSeries
4 9 (9.00%) Clustering
4 9 (9.00%) Cyberattack
4 9 (9.00%) LPAR
5 6 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (6.00%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.00%) Cloud Native
6 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.00%) PKI
8 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.00%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Windows
2 35 (35.00%) Linux
3 13 (13.00%) Solaris
4 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.00%) Unix
6 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (2.00%) AIX
10 2 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.00%) CentOS
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.00%) VMS
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Migration
2 21 (21.00%) ITIL
3 20 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (14.00%) Product Roadmap
6 12 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (12.00%) Project Delivery
6 12 (12.00%) Project Management
7 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.00%) Business Continuity
7 11 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (11.00%) Release Management
8 10 (10.00%) Benchmarking
8 10 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.00%) Identity Management
8 10 (10.00%) Information Security
8 10 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) Java
2 19 (19.00%) Python
3 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.00%) Perl
7 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) CISA
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) FFIEC
2 6 (6.00%) ISACA
3 5 (5.00%) MCP
3 5 (5.00%) PMP
4 4 (4.00%) CISSP
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) GIAC
5 3 (3.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.00%) HND
6 1 (1.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.00%) QA
3 9 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (7.00%) NIST
5 6 (6.00%) COBIT
5 6 (6.00%) NIST 800
6 3 (3.00%) SLA
7 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.00%) COSO
8 1 (1.00%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (19.00%) NFS
4 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.00%) KVM
5 11 (11.00%) SRDF
5 11 (11.00%) vSphere
5 11 (11.00%) Xen
6 10 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (10.00%) PowerHA
7 9 (9.00%) Docker
8 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.00%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.00%) Firmware
11 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.00%) XenApp
11 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) Puppet
2 21 (21.00%) Terraform
3 19 (19.00%) Ansible
4 11 (11.00%) Kubernetes
5 10 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (8.00%) SCCM
7 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
8 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (4.00%) vCenter Server
10 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
10 3 (3.00%) SmoothWall
11 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
11 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (2.00%) RSA Archer
11 2 (2.00%) SCOM
11 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
12 1 (1.00%) CASB
12 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) VMware
2 30 (30.00%) Oracle
3 29 (29.00%) Cisco
4 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.00%) NetApp
6 23 (23.00%) EMC
7 16 (16.00%) IBM
8 14 (14.00%) Google
9 11 (11.00%) Dell
9 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (10.00%) Sybase
11 7 (7.00%) F5
11 7 (7.00%) Veritas
12 6 (6.00%) Brocade
12 6 (6.00%) Citrix
12 6 (6.00%) HP
12 6 (6.00%) Zerto
13 5 (5.00%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.00%) MuleSoft
14 4 (4.00%) Isilon