The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.71% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% +3.70%
NAS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.29% 31.37% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 7
Average daily rate £400 £332 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 22 (91.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (91.67%) Software Distribution
3 21 (87.50%) Tivoli
3 21 (87.50%) Netcool
3 21 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 21 (87.50%) IPsec
3 21 (87.50%) Clustering
3 21 (87.50%) Citrix
3 21 (87.50%) Veritas
4 20 (83.33%) Solaris
4 20 (83.33%) Linux
5 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Replication
9 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (8.33%) Brocade
10 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.17%) SCCM
10 1 (4.17%) iSCSI

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (87.50%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Solaris
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Distribution
2 21 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) REXX
2 1 (4.17%) Tcl
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (87.50%) Tivoli
2 21 (87.50%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Citrix
1 21 (87.50%) Veritas
2 2 (8.33%) NetApp
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (8.33%) Brocade
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft