The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 82 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 5.04% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £373
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +45.45%
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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
131 139 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.00% 10.98% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 77 24
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.18 - £9.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) F5