The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 125 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 1.47% 2.85% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £205 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.31% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
NFS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
339 246 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.37% 8.51% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 106 101
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £180 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the Berkshire region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Berkshire region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFS.

1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (41.67%) Amdocs
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 5 (41.67%) Redknee
5 5 (41.67%) Law
5 5 (41.67%) Legal
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) DAB
7 2 (16.67%) 3G
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 2 (16.67%) Kindle
7 2 (16.67%) 4G
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) NAS
8 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (8.33%) Veritas File System

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DAB
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Law
3 5 (41.67%) Legal
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Kindle
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCA
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas File System
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Amdocs
3 5 (41.67%) Redknee
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Isilon
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle