The first table below looks at the demand for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bristol 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 57 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% - 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 16.42% - 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£194 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -35.77%
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
67 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.50% 5.96% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 28
Average daily rate £375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
NFS
South West

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Bristol region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) CentOS
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) Samba
3 9 (64.29%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Debian
8 4 (28.57%) Animation
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) Drupal
9 3 (21.43%) Xen
9 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (21.43%) VLE
9 3 (21.43%) Apache
9 3 (21.43%) PHP
9 3 (21.43%) MySQL
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (21.43%) Postfix
9 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
9 3 (21.43%) Moodle
9 3 (21.43%) KVM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Drupal
1 3 (21.43%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Animation
2 3 (21.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) CentOS
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Samba
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Postfix
3 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
3 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp