The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 136 143 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 2.62% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £245 £353 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.49% +35.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £332 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.77% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £29.88
NFS
England

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

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
378 343 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.95% 10.76% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 190 184
Median daily rate £330 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £154 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 59
Median hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +57.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.00 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Bristol - 4 £245 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 South West region with a requirement for NFS.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (14.29%) Confluence
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (14.29%) Canon
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) C-shell
7 1 (14.29%) Samba
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Ant
7 1 (14.29%) Unix

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Fedora
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Canon
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Sun