The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 57 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 1.52% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 68 66 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 11.17% 9.84% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 35
Median daily rate £358 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +7.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Hertfordshire

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Hertfordshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 2 - -
NFS
East of England

NFS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NFS.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint