The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 96 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £391 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.01% +30.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.75 -
NFS
North West

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

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
205 163 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.24% 10.74% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 79 48
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 20
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £19.93 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Xen
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC