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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 144 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.13% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.90% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -39.13%
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
343 335 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.03% 13.96% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 118 203
Average daily rate £310 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 62
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £32.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire -13 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) VMFS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (16.67%) InfiniBand

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix