The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% - -
As % of the System Software category 10.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -39.13%
NFS
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
55 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.80% 10.36% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 16
Average daily rate £310 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.89 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.40 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
South Wales - 6 £395 -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (76.92%) NetApp
1 10 (76.92%) Replication
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) LPAR
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) RHCE

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) NAS
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Storage Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) EMC