Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 October 2018 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +86
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £294 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 206 197 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.35% 12.96% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 143 90
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £145 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -13.85% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.95 £10.55
90th Percentile £26.60 £19.05 £22.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.28 £13.00
% change year-on-year +5.06% +9.83% -13.33%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Birmingham

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for NFS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware