The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 125 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.92% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £345 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +35.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
357 434 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.43% 15.68% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 227 214
Median daily rate £370 £305 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 82 65
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.30 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £345 -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NFS.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Biology
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) GPFS
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Biology
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) GPFS
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam