Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network File System (NFS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 165 168
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% -29.55% +83.33%
10th Percentile £302 £374 £347
90th Percentile £435 £469 £575
South East median daily rate £388 £450 £409
% change year-on-year -13.89% +10.02% +9.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +199.76% -

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 535 500 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.12% 11.67% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 259 252
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.45% +7.50%
10th Percentile £222 £202 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £392 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.80 £53.13 £42.38
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +16.67%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Berkshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NFS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Berkshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in Berkshire

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Berkshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 3 £450 +4.35% 1
Bracknell - 1 £290 -
NFS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) C-shell
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (80.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) C-shell
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Openswan
1 1 (20.00%) pfSense
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Arista
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Vyatta