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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 58 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 0.098% -
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
NFS
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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
140 76 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.11% 7.47% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 28 64
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £20.89 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Isilon
3 8 (80.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (80.00%) Korn
3 8 (80.00%) C
3 8 (80.00%) Perl
3 8 (80.00%) VB
3 8 (80.00%) Nagios
3 8 (80.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 8 (80.00%) Bourne shell
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) CCA
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) HNC
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas
5 4 (40.00%) Altiris

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (80.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Korn
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) VB
1 8 (80.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) CCA
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) VTSP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (80.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) Isilon
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi