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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 83 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.55% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 2.56% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
NFS
Tyne and Wear

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
184 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.31% 7.91% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 18 48
Average daily rate £275 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 0
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.36 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) SSH
1 5 (100.00%) Korn
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Support
1 4 (80.00%) Unix Support
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Korn
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) HP