The first table below looks at the demand for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 North East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.15% - -
As % of the System Software category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -35.77%
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.62% 10.48% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 30
Average daily rate £280 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
NFS
England

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 £260 - 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) SSH
1 8 (100.00%) Korn
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) HP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) SSH
1 8 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Support
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) HP