Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 166 159
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.41% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 2.50% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 29
Scotland median daily rate £288 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.18% +3.08% -2.26%
10th Percentile £278 £303 £213
90th Percentile £306 £420 £445
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -22.73% -13.39%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 597 721 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.07% 16.61% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 432 307
Scotland median daily rate £355 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +3.03% +0.76%
10th Percentile £149 £210 £167
90th Percentile £538 £450 £459
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Scotland

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +35 7 £288 -12.88%
Edinburgh -12 2 - -
NAS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
3 7 (77.78%) EMC Navisphere
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) EMC
3 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock
6 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
6 1 (11.11%) Open-E
6 1 (11.11%) Synology
6 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) IIS

NAS
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
2 7 (77.78%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Open-E
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) Synology
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods