The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 74 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 2.92% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
NAS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 137 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.64% 8.10% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £463 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for NAS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (40.00%) Bluemix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Bluemix
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) NAS Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix