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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 103 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Contract jobs citing NFS 17 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 6.37% 1.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
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
267 225 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.97% 8.84% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 91 119
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 24
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.10 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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 +17 10 £300 -
Slough - 7 £375 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 19 (70.37%) Perl
3 19 (70.37%) DNS
4 18 (66.67%) Citrix
5 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (48.15%) Windows
7 12 (44.44%) HP
7 12 (44.44%) EMC
7 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 12 (44.44%) Finance
8 11 (40.74%) Solaris
9 10 (37.04%) Cisco
9 10 (37.04%) Sun
9 10 (37.04%) Java
9 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
9 10 (37.04%) Korn
9 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
10 9 (33.33%) Redknee
10 9 (33.33%) C
10 9 (33.33%) VB
10 9 (33.33%) SOAP
10 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 9 (33.33%) DHCP
10 9 (33.33%) Nagios
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) LTE
5 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) SS7
5 1 (3.70%) ISUP
5 1 (3.70%) INAP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Project Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.70%) CPAN
2 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (29.63%) Fat Client
2 8 (29.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (3.70%) Wiki
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Solaris
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Kanban
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Korn
3 9 (33.33%) C
3 9 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (29.63%) Bourne shell
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C-shell
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNA
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (29.63%) JNCIA
2 7 (25.93%) RHCE
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCA
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (18.52%) HNC
3 5 (18.52%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) VTSP
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Xen
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
2 9 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.70%) nmon
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) YUM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 18 (66.67%) Citrix
3 12 (44.44%) HP
3 12 (44.44%) EMC
4 10 (37.04%) Sun
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 9 (33.33%) Redknee
6 8 (29.63%) Isilon
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
7 5 (18.52%) Veritas
8 4 (14.81%) Altiris
8 4 (14.81%) IBM
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) Amdocs
10 2 (7.41%) VMware
10 2 (7.41%) NetApp
10 2 (7.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (3.70%) Google
11 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
11 1 (3.70%) Egenera