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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 4.25% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Median daily rate £285 £335 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -0.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £264 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £423 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -53.75%

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
253 353 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.59% 13.84% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 167
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +13 9 £298 +6.25%
Glasgow - 3 £208 - 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (92.59%) SAN
2 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
3 15 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Software Distribution
6 11 (40.74%) NetBackup
7 10 (37.04%) EMC
8 9 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (29.63%) Server Building
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) EMC Navisphere
10 7 (25.93%) Clustering
10 7 (25.93%) IPsec
10 7 (25.93%) Solaris
10 7 (25.93%) Veritas
10 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
10 7 (25.93%) Netcool
10 7 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (22.22%) Middleware
11 6 (22.22%) BMC
11 6 (22.22%) CA

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) SAN
2 15 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 7 (25.93%) IPsec
4 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) HTTP
4 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) NetBackup Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Distribution
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Server Building
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITSM
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
6 4 (14.81%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Jython
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) NetBackup
2 8 (29.63%) EMC Navisphere
3 7 (25.93%) Netcool
3 7 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
4 6 (22.22%) BladeLogic
4 6 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (22.22%) Puppet
4 6 (22.22%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) EMC
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Veritas
5 6 (22.22%) BMC
5 6 (22.22%) CA
5 6 (22.22%) Dell
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
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