Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 154 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.056% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.51% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Manchester median daily rate £350 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +40.35% -
North West median daily rate £350 £400 £285
% change year-on-year -12.50% +40.35% -10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 330 393 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.23% 11.08% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 234 207
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £144 £150
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.28% -1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.55 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.20 £20.73 £20.60
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Manchester

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NFS.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec