The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 119 108 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.53% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 3.97% 5.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate £210 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
252 251 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.83% 10.21% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 100 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.25 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
NFS
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough +14 6 £250 - 1
Reading -4 1 - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (64.71%) Perl
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
2 10 (58.82%) VB
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Korn
5 6 (35.29%) Xen
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Samba
7 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
7 4 (23.53%) Sun
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) Egenera
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) Java

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SNMP
2 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) SSH
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) SS7
4 1 (5.88%) ISUP
4 1 (5.88%) INAP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) LTE
4 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Law
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (11.76%) Administrator
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
1 2 (11.76%) Developer
1 2 (11.76%) Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.88%) CPAN
2 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) VB
3 8 (47.06%) Korn
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) C
6 3 (17.65%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) VBScript
7 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
8 1 (5.88%) C-shell
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (5.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) RHCE
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Xen
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 4 (23.53%) Samba
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) SRDF
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
2 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) YUM
3 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) Sun
5 4 (23.53%) Egenera
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
7 2 (11.76%) Amdocs
7 2 (11.76%) Redknee
7 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (5.88%) Vignette
8 1 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
8 1 (5.88%) Symantec
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago