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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 110 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.070% -
As % of the System Software category 3.60% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.00
NFS
UK

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
361 324 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.83% 11.36% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 160 137
Median daily rate £321 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Ayrshire - 9 £250 -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Glasgow +5 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) NetApp
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Bash Shell
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) Solaris
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Sun
3 12 (75.00%) CommVault
4 10 (62.50%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Canon
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (18.75%) NAS
8 3 (18.75%) Brocade

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 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Unix Scripter
6 3 (18.75%) NAS Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Solaris
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Bash Shell
2 12 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) NetApp
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) CommVault
2 12 (75.00%) IBM
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) Sun
3 7 (43.75%) Canon
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Brocade