The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 82 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 2.38% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 84 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.61% 8.22% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 27 36
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.32 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
NAS
Scotland

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the Edinburgh region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 11 (100.00%) EMC
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) CICS
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) DB2
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) zOS
2 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Replication
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (81.82%) SRDF
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) CICS
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) DB2
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Designer
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
1 9 (81.82%) Replication
1 9 (81.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 1 (9.09%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) AIX
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) SRDF
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR