The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 June 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.

Network File System (NFS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 95
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 0.63% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +199.75%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 159 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.21% 10.48% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 68
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £593 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 23
Median hourly rate £11.86 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.26% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.44 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £22.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in the East Midlands

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) IDoc
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) IDoc
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy