Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing NFS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.47% 0.46% -
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 3.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Cardiff median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
South Wales median daily rate £500 £381 -
% change year-on-year +31.15% - -
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 108 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.66% 14.20% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 31
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £148 £129 £120
90th Percentile £534 £478 £550
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +21.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +20.86% -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.57 £10.75
90th Percentile £152.00 £18.75 £16.75
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +15.22% -9.80%

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 18 January 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant

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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) NuGet
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Serverless
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Stripes Framework
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware