The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% - -
As % of the System Software category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -45.00%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.63% 15.33% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
NFS
North West

NFS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for NFS.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware