The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
South East / Kent
Rank - 34 38
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.32% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category - 10.34% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £408
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.11% 12.78% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 34
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -17.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent