The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 120 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing NFS 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 1.19% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £363 £320 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £324 £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
304 337 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.22% 11.79% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 181 117
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 42
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.63 £27.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +10 2 £365 +14.06% 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for NFS.

1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) vRealize
3 7 (70.00%) Replication
3 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) CommVault
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) Fedora
7 1 (10.00%) NetBackup

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (10.00%) Debian
2 1 (10.00%) Fedora
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (10.00%) DevOps
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
1 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Docker
5 1 (10.00%) KVM
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (10.00%) Postfix
5 1 (10.00%) qmail
5 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (10.00%) Varnish
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) vRealize
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Bacula
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) cPanel
2 1 (10.00%) Grafana
2 1 (10.00%) Graphite
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
2 1 (10.00%) logstash
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Plesk
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Simpana
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) CommVault
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec