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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 155 142 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing NFS 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£285 £320 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.14%
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
433 320 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.85% 10.24% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 177 126
Average daily rate £320 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Manchester - 8 £285 - 2
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Legal
1 7 (63.64%) Amdocs
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Xen
3 3 (27.27%) C

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
1 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Amdocs
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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