The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.75% 5.56% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 16.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
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£267 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +15.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.36% 33.33% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 8 9
Average daily rate £333 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 15 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 14 (93.33%) SAN
3 13 (86.67%) Tivoli
3 13 (86.67%) Netcool
3 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 13 (86.67%) IPsec
3 13 (86.67%) Clustering
4 12 (80.00%) Veritas
4 12 (80.00%) Solaris
4 12 (80.00%) Linux
5 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
6 2 (13.33%) WSUS
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) MSI
6 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
6 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) HP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 14 (93.33%) SAN
2 13 (86.67%) IPsec
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
1 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
1 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Solaris
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) REXX
2 2 (13.33%) Tcl
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (86.67%) Tivoli
2 13 (86.67%) Netcool
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP