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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 140 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 3.87% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £359 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.95% -45.00%
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
562 310 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 10.25% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 128 207
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £158 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.09 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +62.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -36 4 £365 -
Edinburgh -8 2 £295 -15.71%
West Lothian +11 1 £388 -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (96.15%) SAN
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) HP
5 15 (57.69%) iSCSI
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (46.15%) EMC
8 11 (42.31%) Middleware
8 11 (42.31%) Dell
8 11 (42.31%) Linux
9 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) HTTP
10 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
10 9 (34.62%) SQL
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 9 (34.62%) CA
10 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
11 8 (30.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (30.77%) BladeLogic
11 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
11 8 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (30.77%) Puppet
11 8 (30.77%) Software Distribution
11 8 (30.77%) SCOrch
11 8 (30.77%) BMC
11 8 (30.77%) Firewall
11 8 (30.77%) ITSM
11 8 (30.77%) 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 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Bluemix
2 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) SAN
2 15 (57.69%) iSCSI
3 9 (34.62%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) HTTPS
5 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) FCoE
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) Multicast
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HBase
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) NetBackup Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
4 4 (15.38%) HP Storage
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITSM
1 8 (30.77%) Software Distribution
1 8 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (15.38%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Server Building
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Jython
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) OCA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) vCloud
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) Firmware
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.85%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.85%) SRDF
6 1 (3.85%) UAG
6 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) BladeLogic
1 8 (30.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
1 8 (30.77%) SCOrch
2 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 6 (23.08%) SCCM
3 5 (19.23%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) WSUS
5 3 (11.54%) vMotion
6 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) OpenView
6 1 (3.85%) SCOM
6 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) HP
2 12 (46.15%) EMC
3 11 (42.31%) Dell
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) CA
6 8 (30.77%) BMC
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
9 4 (15.38%) Symantec
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
11 2 (7.69%) Citrix
12 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse
12 1 (3.85%) IBM
12 1 (3.85%) Intel
12 1 (3.85%) NetApp
12 1 (3.85%) Opsware
12 1 (3.85%) Oracle
12 1 (3.85%) Sybase
12 1 (3.85%) TIBCO