The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 63 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 1.78% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 14.86% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£451 £251 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.23% -25.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.03% 11.99% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 42
Average daily rate £340 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR