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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 74 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 1.61% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
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
76 62 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.05% 12.65% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 19
Average daily rate £240 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £122 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.26% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £26.00 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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 19 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
Watford - - - - 1
NFS
East of England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) VMFS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP