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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 130 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 4.82% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £348 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.67% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -44.51%
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
393 311 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.14% 9.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 199
Median daily rate £334 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.67 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Edinburgh -1 3 £295 -15.71% 1
Stirling - 1 £500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (96.30%) SAN
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
4 16 (59.26%) HP
5 15 (55.56%) iSCSI
5 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
7 12 (44.44%) EMC
8 11 (40.74%) Middleware
8 11 (40.74%) Dell
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 11 (40.74%) Linux
9 10 (37.04%) SQL
9 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
10 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 9 (33.33%) HTTP
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 9 (33.33%) CA
10 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (29.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (29.63%) BladeLogic
11 8 (29.63%) Puppet
11 8 (29.63%) Software Distribution
11 8 (29.63%) SCOrch
11 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
11 8 (29.63%) BMC
11 8 (29.63%) Firewall
11 8 (29.63%) ITSM
11 8 (29.63%) VMware
11 8 (29.63%) Jython

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Bluemix
2 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) SAN
2 15 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 9 (33.33%) HTTP
4 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.70%) FCoE
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) HBase
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) NetBackup Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) NAS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
2 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (18.52%) Replication
4 4 (14.81%) HP Storage
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITSM
1 8 (29.63%) Software Distribution
1 8 (29.63%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Server Building
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) Jython
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) OCA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) vCloud
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) Firmware
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.70%) SRDF
6 1 (3.70%) UAG
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) BladeLogic
1 8 (29.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
1 8 (29.63%) SCOrch
2 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 5 (18.52%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (14.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) WSUS
5 3 (11.11%) vMotion
6 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) OpenView
6 1 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) HP
2 12 (44.44%) EMC
3 11 (40.74%) Dell
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) CA
5 8 (29.63%) BMC
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (7.41%) Citrix
10 2 (7.41%) NetApp
11 1 (3.70%) Brocade
11 1 (3.70%) DataSynapse
11 1 (3.70%) IBM
11 1 (3.70%) Intel
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle
11 1 (3.70%) Sybase
11 1 (3.70%) TIBCO