The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / North West
Rank 130 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.039% - 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £370 £408
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
267 331 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 8.57% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 161 106
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 58
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the North West region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester - 1 £400 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North West region with a requirement for NFS.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet