The first table below looks at the demand for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 24 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 Wales 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.13% 9.18% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 31
Average daily rate £310 £288 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £364 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £8.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
NFS
UK

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) RHEV
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) FishEye
3 1 (20.00%) Joyent
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Clojure
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) FishEye
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX Support
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Clojure
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle