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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.64%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £47.50
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
88 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.31% 9.83% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 16
Average daily rate £305 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £367 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.20 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.60 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £16.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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
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 20 October 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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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 - - - - 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
1 6 (100.00%) Korn
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) HP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
1 6 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) HP
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