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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 119 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 1.34% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £305 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
222 298 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.74% 10.99% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 131
Average daily rate £350 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 42
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 2 £305 - 1
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) PVCS
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) Serena
3 2 (50.00%) Egenera
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) NAS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Egenera
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Serena
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security