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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 2.87% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +199.75%  

NFS is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 176 279 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.58% 11.99% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 144
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £207 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 36
Median hourly rate £17.83 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.00 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing NFS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Slough +4 1 £350 -6.66%
NFS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (57.14%) Task Automation
3 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Squid
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Samba
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
1 6 (85.71%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) Task Automation
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
1 3 (42.86%) Samba
1 3 (42.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SAP