Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 21 August 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.39% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.90% 1.05% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median daily rate £500 - £325
10th Percentile £475 - £313
90th Percentile £525 - £338
South Wales median daily rate £500 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +49.25% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 77 95 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.95% 15.10% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 22
Cardiff median daily rate £393 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.44% -35.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £157 £149 £86
90th Percentile £536 £390 £475
South Wales median daily rate £425 £200 £350
% change year-on-year +112.50% -42.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £16.20 £19.12 £18.75
South Wales median hourly rate £12.74 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -29.21% +33.33% -3.57%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Cardiff

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Cardiff

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for NFS.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) NuGet
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) iptables
2 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos