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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -14.28%
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
440 297 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.38% 9.78% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 141 120
Average daily rate £310 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £338 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 68
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £25.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Manchester - 9 £290 - 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (58.33%) Legal
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Amdocs
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) Xen

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VLAN
1 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) iptables
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MOM
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Amdocs
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight