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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 131 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 2.49% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£344 £418 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -7.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - -
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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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
277 321 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.29% 10.71% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 180 122
Average daily rate £313 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 36
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £36.45 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 1 £388 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Intel

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware