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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 309 278
Rank change year-on-year -58 -31  
Contract jobs citing NAS 49 123 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 4.10% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 94 112
Median daily rate £453 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £621 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +109.87% -10.00%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2271 3002 3119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.95% 13.83% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 2054 2009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing NAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in London

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NAS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in London

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in London

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 15 £406 -24.76% 6
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 83 (81.37%) SAN
2 72 (70.59%) Windows
3 59 (57.84%) VMware
4 52 (50.98%) Active Directory
5 42 (41.18%) Windows Server
6 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
7 37 (36.27%) Finance
7 37 (36.27%) PowerShell
8 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (30.39%) Firewall
9 31 (30.39%) Linux
10 30 (29.41%) NetApp
11 29 (28.43%) Data Centre
12 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
13 25 (24.51%) Unix
13 25 (24.51%) DNS
13 25 (24.51%) Banking
14 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
14 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (22.55%) Solaris
15 23 (22.55%) Cisco
16 22 (21.57%) Citrix
17 21 (20.59%) MS Exchange
17 21 (20.59%) DevOps
18 19 (18.63%) HP
19 18 (17.65%) Python
19 18 (17.65%) Perl
19 18 (17.65%) Office 365

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 21 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.90%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.94%) Apache
6 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.98%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Office 365
2 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.98%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (81.37%) SAN
2 31 (30.39%) Firewall
3 25 (24.51%) DNS
4 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 16 (15.69%) LAN
6 15 (14.71%) WAN
7 14 (13.73%) DHCP
7 14 (13.73%) iSCSI
8 11 (10.78%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (10.78%) LDAP
9 10 (9.80%) SMTP
10 7 (6.86%) Wireless
11 6 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.88%) VPN
12 5 (4.90%) MPLS
12 5 (4.90%) Network Security
13 4 (3.92%) IPv4
13 4 (3.92%) IPv6
13 4 (3.92%) Skype
13 4 (3.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.90%) Big Data
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) HBase
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 25 (24.51%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Front Office
4 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.92%) Back Office
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Analyst
1 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (9.80%) Unix Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Integration Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) JMS
3 1 (0.98%) LAMP
3 1 (0.98%) libvirt
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.98%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.98%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.98%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.69%) Clustering
3 12 (11.76%) Fixed Income
4 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.82%) Replication
6 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (6.86%) Private Cloud
8 6 (5.88%) Derivative
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.94%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.98%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.98%) iPhone
11 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 42 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (30.39%) Linux
5 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (24.51%) Unix
7 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (22.55%) Solaris
9 18 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (11.76%) CentOS
11 8 (7.84%) Windows 10
12 7 (6.86%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
13 5 (4.90%) Windows Vista
14 4 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (2.94%) AIX
15 3 (2.94%) SUSE
15 3 (2.94%) VMS
16 2 (1.96%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) DevOps
2 14 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (12.75%) ITIL
4 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.82%) Migration
5 9 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (7.84%) Change Management
6 8 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (5.88%) Project Management
9 5 (4.90%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) PowerShell
2 18 (17.65%) Perl
2 18 (17.65%) Python
3 14 (13.73%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.82%) Korn
6 8 (7.84%) Java
7 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.92%) C
8 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.92%) VBScript
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.71%) MCSE
3 12 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.88%) CCNA
5 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.90%) CCSP
6 5 (4.90%) MCITP
7 4 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.94%) CCNP
8 3 (2.94%) Degree
9 2 (1.96%) CCDP
9 2 (1.96%) CCIE
9 2 (1.96%) MCSA
10 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.98%) RHCA
10 1 (0.98%) RHCE
10 1 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (50.98%) Active Directory
2 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.71%) NFS
5 10 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (9.80%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.84%) vSphere
7 5 (4.90%) SRDF
8 4 (3.92%) KVM
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.92%) XenApp
9 3 (2.94%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.94%) Veritas File System
9 3 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.96%) Xen
11 1 (0.98%) Samba
11 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 15 (14.71%) SCCM
3 13 (12.75%) Puppet
3 13 (12.75%) vCenter Server
4 11 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (9.80%) Ansible
6 9 (8.82%) Nagios
6 9 (8.82%) Salt
7 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (5.88%) SCOM
9 4 (3.92%) vMotion
9 4 (3.92%) WMI
10 3 (2.94%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (2.94%) TADDM
10 3 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (1.96%) Nessus
11 2 (1.96%) NetApp OnCommand
11 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.96%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) VMware
2 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.41%) NetApp
4 23 (22.55%) Cisco
5 22 (21.57%) Citrix
6 19 (18.63%) HP
7 14 (13.73%) EMC
8 11 (10.78%) ServiceNow
9 9 (8.82%) IBM
9 9 (8.82%) Sun
10 8 (7.84%) Palo Alto
11 6 (5.88%) Dell
11 6 (5.88%) Intel
11 6 (5.88%) Oracle
11 6 (5.88%) Veritas
12 5 (4.90%) Altiris
12 5 (4.90%) ION Trading
12 5 (4.90%) McAfee
12 5 (4.90%) StorageTek
12 5 (4.90%) Symantec
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