The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 125 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+34.50% -7.69%
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%
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
226 262 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.57% 9.86% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 70
Average daily rate £300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £28.35 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) OCP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
1 2 (28.57%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) BCP
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) Parallel Processing
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Samba
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat