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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 71 71
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.72% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
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
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware