The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 74 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
126 136 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.79% 15.53% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 56
Average daily rate £338 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.39 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Simpana
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dell

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security