The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 143 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.17% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.19% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 17
Average daily rate
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£285 - £375
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 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -48.14%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
385 337 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.70% 14.08% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 114 181
Average daily rate £261 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £154 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 74 74
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
NFS
England

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 29 July 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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
NFS
England

NFS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) InfiniBand
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) SSH
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) InfiniBand
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat