The first table below looks at the demand for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.35%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.25% 8.78% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
NFS
England

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (100.00%) VSAT
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed