Period
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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 28 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)
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 532 393 380
Rank change year-on-year -139 -13 +164
Contract jobs citing NAS 52 76 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 3.39% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 27
10th Percentile £265 £348 £253
25th Percentile £350 £500 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £638 £450
Median % change year-on-year -29.41% +41.67% +1.12%
75th Percentile £547 £713 £500
90th Percentile £593 £741 £550
England median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
England median hourly rate £42.21 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +128.15% -11.90% -53.33%

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 3,684 2,239 2,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 9.01% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,557 1,547 1,452
10th Percentile £313 £293 £213
25th Percentile £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £480 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% -5.26%
75th Percentile £651 £588 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +12.99% +4.12% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 20 59
10th Percentile £18.57 £13.85 £15.10
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £28.81 £47.33 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year -39.13% +25.37% +67.78%
75th Percentile £46.00 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.75
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.21 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.02% +10.52% +7.69%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -38 10 £374 -44.63% 9
West London -7 1 £200 - 2
East London - 1 £325 - 3
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 33 (63.46%) SAN
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 22 (42.31%) VMware
4 19 (36.54%) DNS
4 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
5 18 (34.62%) Azure
5 18 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (30.77%) Social Skills
6 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (30.77%) HP
7 15 (28.85%) Linux
7 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
8 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 14 (26.92%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (25.00%) EMC
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Citrix
11 10 (19.23%) Commvault
11 10 (19.23%) Migration
11 10 (19.23%) Firewall
12 9 (17.31%) NetApp
12 9 (17.31%) NFS
12 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
13 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 8 (15.38%) Agile

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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) Azure
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (13.46%) IaaS
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) GCP
5 3 (5.77%) GitHub
5 3 (5.77%) Nutanix
6 2 (3.85%) AWS
6 2 (3.85%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) SAN
2 19 (36.54%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) Firewall
4 8 (15.38%) DHCP
5 7 (13.46%) iSCSI
6 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.69%) VoIP
8 3 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
8 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.85%) 4G
9 2 (3.85%) 5G
9 2 (3.85%) LTE
9 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.85%) Network Security
9 2 (3.85%) VLAN
9 2 (3.85%) VoLTE
9 2 (3.85%) VoWiFi
9 2 (3.85%) Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) GDB
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 13 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.46%) Banking
5 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.77%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.77%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) Flash
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
5 2 (3.85%) Handset
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.77%) Solaris
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (19.23%) Migration
3 8 (15.38%) Agile
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 6 (11.54%) ITSM
5 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.62%) CI/CD
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.62%) Storage Management
7 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (7.69%) Inventory Management
7 4 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Server Management
8 3 (5.77%) Inventory Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Bash
4 5 (9.62%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCSA
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCA
7 1 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) GIAC
7 1 (1.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.31%) NFS
4 7 (13.46%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.92%) Samba
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
1 6 (11.54%) VxRail
1 6 (11.54%) WSUS
2 5 (9.62%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
4 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 3 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (5.77%) Terraform
4 3 (5.77%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.92%) Dell DRAC
6 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.92%) SCOM
6 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) HP
3 13 (25.00%) EMC
4 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) Citrix
5 10 (19.23%) Commvault
6 9 (17.31%) NetApp
7 8 (15.38%) Dell
8 7 (13.46%) Veeam
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle
10 5 (9.62%) Avaya
11 4 (7.69%) Hitachi
11 4 (7.69%) Isilon
11 4 (7.69%) Veritas
12 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
12 3 (5.77%) Canon
12 3 (5.77%) Equitrac
12 3 (5.77%) Lotus
12 3 (5.77%) Red Hat