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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 20 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.50% 8.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 21.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 51 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.02% 37.50% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 1
Average daily rate £313 £321 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -12.58%
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 £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +6 8 £300 +13.20%
NAS
Scotland

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (58.33%) Software Distribution
4 6 (50.00%) Server Building
4 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) IPsec
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
5 5 (41.67%) Netcool
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (16.67%) Degree

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) IPsec
2 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
1 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (16.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Distribution
2 6 (50.00%) Server Building
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) REXX
2 2 (16.67%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (41.67%) Netcool
3 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (16.67%) WSUS
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (8.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) VMware