The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.059% - 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £440 £395
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
162 279 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.60% 10.78% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 132 111
Median daily rate £375 £363 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for NFS.

1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Solaris
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 12 (92.31%) Sun
2 12 (92.31%) CommVault
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Canon
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) vSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Samba
7 1 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) Korn
7 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (30.77%) Unix Scripter
6 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (15.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (15.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) CommVault
1 12 (92.31%) IBM
1 12 (92.31%) NetApp
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) Sun
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Canon
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft