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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £410 £347
% change year-on-year -10.97% +17.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +131.08% -53.75%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 78 133 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.47% 8.76% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 47
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing NAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Open-E
3 1 (33.33%) Synology
3 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Open-E
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Synology