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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 122 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.92% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 7.02% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate £269 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
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
362 356 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.21% 13.10% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 167 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire -7 10 £269 -20.95% 2
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 30 (85.71%) SAN
2 23 (65.71%) EMC
3 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) iSCSI
4 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) NetBackup
5 17 (48.57%) Cisco
5 17 (48.57%) Windows
6 13 (37.14%) Asset Management
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) Unix
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) EMC Navisphere
10 8 (22.86%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) IBM
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) Firewall
11 7 (20.00%) Puppet
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) NetApp
12 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
13 5 (14.29%) CA
13 5 (14.29%) CommVault
13 5 (14.29%) Veritas
13 5 (14.29%) Symantec
13 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (14.29%) Perl
13 5 (14.29%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) SAN
2 18 (51.43%) iSCSI
3 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) HTTP
4 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 5 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) NetBackup Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) SAN Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) IBM XIV
1 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Celerra
3 2 (5.71%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Unix
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Asset Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 4 (11.43%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Records Management
8 1 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
2 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Jython
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) NetBackup
2 9 (25.71%) EMC Navisphere
3 7 (20.00%) Puppet
4 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (14.29%) SCCM
4 5 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (14.29%) WSUS
5 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (8.57%) Simpana
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
6 2 (5.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
6 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) EMC
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) HP
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 6 (17.14%) NetApp
7 5 (14.29%) CA
7 5 (14.29%) CommVault
7 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (14.29%) Veritas
8 4 (11.43%) Dell
8 4 (11.43%) VMware
9 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.71%) Brocade
10 2 (5.71%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
10 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.71%) Veeam
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago