The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 125 120 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing NFS 19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 5.34% 1.20% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £270 £999
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -72.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
356 251 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.75% 10.79% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 113 143
Average daily rate £366 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
NFS
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 9 £418 -
Gloucestershire +5 4 £425 - 1
Bristol - 4 £300 -
Wiltshire - 2 £335 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 17 (65.38%) NAS
3 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 15 (57.69%) NetApp
4 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle
5 13 (50.00%) SAN
6 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (26.92%) Solaris
10 7 (26.92%) Python
10 7 (26.92%) iSCSI
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (19.23%) LDAP
12 5 (19.23%) FTP
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 5 (19.23%) Sun
12 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
12 5 (19.23%) SSH

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Teamcenter
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) NAS
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (38.46%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) iSCSI
6 5 (19.23%) LDAP
6 5 (19.23%) FTP
6 5 (19.23%) SSH
7 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
7 2 (7.69%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) ReportNet
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Celerra
1 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Solaris
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) CentOS
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
3 4 (15.38%) PLM
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Entry
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.54%) AWK
6 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) sed
6 3 (11.54%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (15.38%) NCDA
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) qmail
3 1 (3.85%) Squid
3 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) NetApp
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Sun
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) StorageTek
7 2 (7.69%) Teradata
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos
7 2 (7.69%) Informatica
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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