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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 115 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.58% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 5.65% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
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£550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.14%
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
250 248 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.59% 10.22% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 103
Average daily rate £359 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 25
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £23.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Newbury - 3 £563 -
Slough -3 2 £348 -7.33%
Bracknell - 1 - -
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) HPUX
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Sun
4 5 (35.71%) Veritas
5 4 (28.57%) DMZ
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Legal
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Amdocs
6 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SMS
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) PVCS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Kindle
3 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) zOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) SRDF
2 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Samba
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (7.14%) SnapMirror
2 1 (7.14%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Sun
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Amdocs
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 1 (7.14%) Egenera
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) QNAP
6 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Serena
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade