Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 20 October 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 - 124
Rank change year-on-year - +124 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% - 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 - £400
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 325 246 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.06% 8.89% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 134 110
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £140 £216 £124
90th Percentile £700 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +2.67% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £22.88 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.50% -41.35% +56.00%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.84 £16.38
90th Percentile £44.27 £32.61 £51.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -45.83% +94.59%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Edinburgh

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for NFS.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (33.33%) vMotion
3 1 (33.33%) Datadog
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Datadog
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VXLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk