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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 82 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 3.73% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £575 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
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
155 134 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.20% 10.44% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 37
Average daily rate £350 £312 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £128 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (43.75%) Replication
4 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (18.75%) Veeam
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 2 (12.50%) SCOM
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (12.50%) BYOD
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet