The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 40
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.91% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category - 5.88% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £415 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.32%  
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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 51 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.07% 15.41% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 22
Median daily rate £338 £420 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £750 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Kent

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for NFS.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet