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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 129 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing NAS 19 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 3.94% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Median daily rate £400 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £278 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £432 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-55.58% +20.83%
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
560 355 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.72% 11.83% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 166 154
Median daily rate £348 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -30 13 £400 -4.76%
West Lothian - 3 £388 -
Glasgow +7 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (87.10%) SAN
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
3 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (61.29%) HP
4 16 (51.61%) iSCSI
5 14 (45.16%) EMC
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) Dell
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) Firewall
8 10 (32.26%) NetBackup
9 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
9 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (29.03%) Puppet
9 9 (29.03%) HTTP
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) CA
9 9 (29.03%) Middleware
10 8 (25.81%) BMC
10 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.81%) HTTPS
10 8 (25.81%) Python
10 8 (25.81%) HP Operations Orchestration

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 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) SAN
2 16 (51.61%) iSCSI
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 9 (29.03%) HTTP
5 8 (25.81%) HTTPS
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) OSPF
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) DNS
8 1 (3.23%) FCoE
8 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) HBase
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) NetBackup Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) Replication
4 4 (12.90%) HP Storage
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
7 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) ITSM
2 8 (25.81%) Software Distribution
3 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.68%) Server Building
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Presales
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Jython
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) OCA
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vCloud
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Firmware
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.23%) KVM
6 1 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.23%) SRDF
6 1 (3.23%) UAG
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) NetBackup
2 9 (29.03%) Puppet
3 8 (25.81%) BladeLogic
3 8 (25.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (25.81%) SCOrch
4 6 (19.35%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (19.35%) SCCM
5 4 (12.90%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (12.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) WSUS
6 3 (9.68%) Simpana
6 3 (9.68%) vMotion
7 1 (3.23%) OpenView
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.23%) SCOM
7 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) HP
2 14 (45.16%) EMC
3 11 (35.48%) Dell
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
5 9 (29.03%) CA
6 8 (25.81%) BMC
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
9 4 (12.90%) Symantec
10 3 (9.68%) CommVault
10 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
11 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 2 (6.45%) IBM
11 2 (6.45%) NetApp
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle
11 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
12 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
12 1 (3.23%) Opsware
12 1 (3.23%) Sybase