Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 123 130
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -27
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.42% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Edinburgh median daily rate - £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% -3.33%
Scotland median daily rate £288 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -14.18% +3.08% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 279 281 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.49% 13.30% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £214
90th Percentile £543 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Edinburgh

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NAS in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for NAS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (50.00%) Open-E
2 1 (50.00%) Synology
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Software AG
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Open-E
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) Synology
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods