Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 517 546
Rank change year-on-year +135 +29 -57
Contract jobs citing NAS 35 65 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.57% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 63
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £317 £283
90th Percentile £550 £575 £688
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +119.51% -52.33%

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 2,011 4,147 5,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.82% 10.43% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,308 2,795 3,813
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £228 £220
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 99 163
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% -16.86%
10th Percentile £16.38 £14.66 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +0.57%

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +97 11 £450 -14.29% 2
East London - 1 - -
North London - 1 £500 -
South London - 1 £500 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 London region with a requirement for NAS.

1 25 (71.43%) SAN
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
5 13 (37.14%) Dell
6 12 (34.29%) Migration
7 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 9 (25.71%) EMC
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Azure
9 9 (25.71%) AWS
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
10 8 (22.86%) SCCM
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 8 (22.86%) LAN
11 7 (20.00%) DNS
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (20.00%) Banking
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.14%) Isilon
12 6 (17.14%) Office 365
12 6 (17.14%) vSphere
12 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) AWS
1 9 (25.71%) Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.57%) GCP
4 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.14%) VoIP
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (14.29%) Network Security
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.57%) MPLS
6 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.71%) HTTP
7 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.71%) IPsec
7 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 2 (5.71%) SNMP
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Hudson
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (8.57%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Integration Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) EMC Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Storwize
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Android
6 3 (8.57%) Unix
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Decision-Making
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) Proactive Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Server Management
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (2.86%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) GDPR
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) NFS
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) Samba
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.86%) UAG
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) AirWatch
2 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.57%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) ThinApp
4 2 (5.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Simpana
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Dell
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 9 (25.71%) EMC
6 6 (17.14%) Isilon
7 5 (14.29%) CommVault
8 4 (11.43%) Brocade
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix
8 4 (11.43%) Hitachi
8 4 (11.43%) Meraki
9 3 (8.57%) Avaya
9 3 (8.57%) Ivanti
9 3 (8.57%) NetApp
9 3 (8.57%) Symantec
9 3 (8.57%) Veritas
10 2 (5.71%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.86%) F5
11 1 (2.86%) Verint