The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.11% 8.22% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 23
Average daily rate £350 £338 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
NAS
Scotland

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Glasgow region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (62.50%) Veritas
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
4 5 (62.50%) Netcool
4 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Nagios
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
1 5 (62.50%) Netcool
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle