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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank - 141 133
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category - 1.54% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £408 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.14% +17.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
314 260 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 7.99% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 95 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 61
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware