The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 74 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.30% - 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £440 £395
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -66.66%

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

System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.74% 8.31% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 22
Median daily rate £290 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -56.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for NFS.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) PL/SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
4 8 (72.73%) JBoss
4 8 (72.73%) LDAP
4 8 (72.73%) SSH
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (72.73%) Korn
4 8 (72.73%) Perl
5 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) German Language
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) NAS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (72.73%) JBoss
1 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 8 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (72.73%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PL/SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Korn
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Convergys
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware