The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 113 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 5.23% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Median daily rate £365 £290 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £257 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £377 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
NAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
350 306 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.70% 9.59% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 125 174
Median daily rate £330 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -24 9 £325 +8.33% 2
Edinburgh +11 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +10 1 £285 +1.78%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for NAS.

1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) HP
8 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (43.48%) Software Distribution
9 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
10 8 (34.78%) Unix
10 8 (34.78%) Middleware
10 8 (34.78%) VMware
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
11 7 (30.43%) Citrix
12 6 (26.09%) CA
12 6 (26.09%) Finance
12 6 (26.09%) Migration
12 6 (26.09%) HTTP
12 6 (26.09%) Dell
12 6 (26.09%) EMC
12 6 (26.09%) Solaris
12 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 6 (26.09%) ITIL
12 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
12 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 6 (26.09%) Server Building
13 5 (21.74%) Server Virtualisation

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Bluemix
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
3 5 (21.74%) IPsec
4 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) FCoE
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) Multicast
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) HBase
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) NAS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 4 (17.39%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Solaris
5 3 (13.04%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Distribution
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Server Building
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) Jython
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) NFS
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) vCloud
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
5 1 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.35%) SRDF
5 1 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) BladeLogic
1 5 (21.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (21.74%) Netcool
1 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
1 5 (21.74%) SCOrch
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) HP
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) CA
4 6 (26.09%) Dell
4 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
5 5 (21.74%) BMC
5 5 (21.74%) Veritas
6 4 (17.39%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Brocade
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) Opsware
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO