The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 95 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £243 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
NFS
England

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

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
164 198 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.24% 11.27% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 68
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £126 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.63 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Northamptonshire +9 1 - -
Leicestershire +3 1 £185 -50.66%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft