The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 109 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 4.35% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£324 £575 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.69% +70.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £575 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +25.92%
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
354 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.81% 11.36% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 95 155
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £21.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Edinburgh -4 4 £275 -52.17%
Glasgow 0 2 - - 3
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 52 (98.11%) SAN
2 33 (62.26%) SQL
3 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) Veritas
4 27 (50.94%) Solaris
4 27 (50.94%) Linux
5 26 (49.06%) Clustering
6 24 (45.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
6 24 (45.28%) Software Distribution
7 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
7 23 (43.40%) IPsec
7 23 (43.40%) Citrix
8 22 (41.51%) Tivoli
8 22 (41.51%) Netcool
8 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
9 17 (32.08%) Windows
10 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (28.30%) VMware
11 14 (26.42%) Replication
12 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (20.75%) Degree
13 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
14 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
15 8 (15.09%) SCCM
15 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
15 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity Management
15 8 (15.09%) Migration

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 52 (98.11%) SAN
2 23 (43.40%) IPsec
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) LDAP
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) SSH
4 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.89%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Designer
3 4 (7.55%) Build Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Architect
3 4 (7.55%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) UNIX Support
5 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Support
6 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Clustering
2 14 (26.42%) Replication
3 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (7.55%) iPad
6 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Solaris
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Software Distribution
2 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
4 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Workflow
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) REXX
3 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (45.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (41.51%) Tivoli
2 22 (41.51%) Netcool
3 8 (15.09%) SCCM
4 4 (7.55%) SCOM
5 3 (5.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Veritas
2 23 (43.40%) Citrix
3 15 (28.30%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) EMC
6 5 (9.43%) Symantec
7 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
7 4 (7.55%) Brocade
7 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 4 (7.55%) IBM
8 3 (5.66%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.89%) CA
9 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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