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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 107 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.81% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 5.52% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 25
Median daily rate £330 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £234 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.38%
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
401 417 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.01% 14.63% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 203 156
Median daily rate £336 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -5 12 £335 -1.47%
Glasgow +4 2 £285 +46.15% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
4 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) Software Distribution
6 10 (55.56%) Windows
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
6 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 8 (44.44%) Server Building
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 7 (38.89%) Veritas
8 7 (38.89%) Tivoli
8 7 (38.89%) Netcool
8 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (38.89%) Middleware
8 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 7 (38.89%) Solaris
8 7 (38.89%) IPsec
8 7 (38.89%) Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) Jython
9 6 (33.33%) BladeLogic
9 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
9 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (33.33%) Puppet

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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) NAS Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Distribution
2 8 (44.44%) Server Building
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) ITSM
4 6 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (22.22%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Jython
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Netcool
1 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Tivoli
2 6 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 6 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Veritas
4 6 (33.33%) BMC
4 6 (33.33%) CA
4 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Brocade
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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