The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 73 82
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category - 4.12% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £488 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +5.55% +38.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 142 97 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.80% 9.30% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.50% -11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.02 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Buckinghamshire

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Buckinghamshire