The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 29 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 11.84% 9.40% 6.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 15.56% 21.88%
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 £364 £400 £347
% change year-on-year -9.06% +15.11%  
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 90 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 57.89% 60.40% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 20
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 £303 £310 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £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 Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Renfrewshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Erskine +10 9 £298 -23.71%
NAS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire 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