The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 99 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.73% - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.85% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.77% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £29.88
NFS
England

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

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
351 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.58% 7.67% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 25 55
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 15
Median hourly rate £26.54 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.66 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Tyne and Wear - 10 £313 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 North East region with a requirement for NFS.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 8 (72.73%) SSH
3 8 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (72.73%) Korn
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 8 (72.73%) JBoss
3 8 (72.73%) LDAP
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
5 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) LDAP
3 8 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (72.73%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) DSL
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) 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%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Convergys
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware