Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +77
Contract jobs citing NFS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £450 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
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 213 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.14% 13.35% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 145 87
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £150 £157 £134
90th Percentile £538 £550 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.86 £12.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -29.03% -
10th Percentile £10.62 £9.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.25 £26.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -1.04%

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 15 December 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Houdini
4 1 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Maya
4 1 (25.00%) Samba

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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Houdini
1 1 (25.00%) Maya
1 1 (25.00%) NUKE
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware