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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 132 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 3.60% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Median daily rate £388 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £272 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £432 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
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
567 333 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.54% 11.43% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 147 168
Median daily rate £330 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -34 7 £400 -8.04%
West Lothian - 2 £388 -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 £295 -13.23%
Stirling - 1 £500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 24 (85.71%) SAN
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) HP
5 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) EMC
8 11 (39.29%) Dell
9 10 (35.71%) Linux
9 10 (35.71%) Middleware
10 9 (32.14%) CA
10 9 (32.14%) NetBackup
10 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
10 9 (32.14%) ITIL
10 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
10 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 9 (32.14%) HTTP
10 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
11 8 (28.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (28.57%) BladeLogic
11 8 (28.57%) SCOrch
11 8 (28.57%) Public Cloud
11 8 (28.57%) Puppet
11 8 (28.57%) Software Distribution
11 8 (28.57%) Python
11 8 (28.57%) HTTPS

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.57%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
3 9 (32.14%) HTTP
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) FCoE
6 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Multicast
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) HBase
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) Replication
4 4 (14.29%) HP Storage
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) ITSM
2 8 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 5 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Server Building
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Jython
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) OCA
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) vCloud
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.57%) KVM
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.57%) SRDF
6 1 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 8 (28.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) SCOrch
3 6 (21.43%) SCCM
4 5 (17.86%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) WSUS
6 3 (10.71%) Simpana
6 3 (10.71%) vMotion
7 1 (3.57%) OpenView
7 1 (3.57%) SCOM
7 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) EMC
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Dell
4 9 (32.14%) CA
5 8 (28.57%) BMC
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) 3PAR
9 4 (14.29%) Symantec
10 3 (10.71%) CommVault
10 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
11 1 (3.57%) IBM
11 1 (3.57%) Intel
11 1 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (3.57%) Opsware
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle
11 1 (3.57%) Sybase
11 1 (3.57%) TIBCO