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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / South West
Rank 133 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 3.36% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £215 £335 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +28.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £370 £411
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

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
303 327 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.70% 11.31% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 198 143
Median daily rate £313 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 46
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £215 - 2
NFS
England

NFS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Canon
6 1 (16.67%) Samba
6 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) FTP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Sun
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Fedora
6 1 (16.67%) SSH

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Fedora
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Samba
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Canon
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Sun