The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Storage
Rank 123 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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£324 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.35% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
552 503 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.14% 20.57% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 256 206
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £9.25 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.35 £17.80 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Enterprise Storage
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Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Replication
6 9 (52.94%) Altiris
6 9 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (52.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) SQL
8 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 7 (41.18%) HP
9 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) MS Project
9 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (29.41%) Linux
10 5 (29.41%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
11 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix
11 3 (17.65%) NetApp
11 3 (17.65%) Change Management
11 3 (17.65%) EMC
11 3 (17.65%) NAS

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Project
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix
3 2 (11.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (52.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (11.76%) Ionix
2 2 (11.76%) Legato
2 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Altiris
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 2 (11.76%) CommVault
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Lotus