The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 61 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% - 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
NFS
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
99 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.37% 9.47% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.50 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -
NFS
East of England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Samba
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Online Games
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Samba
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (40.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian