The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 13.24% 9.66% 8.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 15.73% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £298 £390 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.71% +1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £445 £441
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 Erskine with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 89 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 61.76% 61.38% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 14
Median daily rate £340 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Erskine

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 Erskine region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (90.00%) EMC
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
1 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
6 1 (10.00%) Jython
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Jython
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (70.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) EMC
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft