The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 48 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% - 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 10.59% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £365 - £183
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 78 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.54% 12.89% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the Birmingham region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Cognizant
2 13 (81.25%) Veritas
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 13 (81.25%) AIX
2 13 (81.25%) Solaris
2 13 (81.25%) Service Management
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (81.25%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (62.50%) ServiceNow
3 10 (62.50%) CMDB
3 10 (62.50%) SLA
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Unix Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Administrator
3 7 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (43.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) AIX
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Performance Analysis
2 13 (81.25%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
1 3 (18.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (18.75%) Samba
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cognizant
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
1 13 (81.25%) Veritas
2 10 (62.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) SAP