The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 70 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.85% 0.23% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 2.65% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £409 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
99 113 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.33% 8.70% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 59
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +92.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.72 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £40.00 £131.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes +12 9 £500 +21.95%
NFS
South East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
4 6 (66.67%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) ITSM
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) OVSD
5 5 (55.56%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) CentOS
6 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (33.33%) High Availability
8 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) OVSD
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam