Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 146 153
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing NFS 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.036% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.32% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Manchester median daily rate £350 - £400
North West median daily rate £350 - £400
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 476 317 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.02% 11.31% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 198 217
Manchester median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £156 £135 £131
90th Percentile £650 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 20
Manchester median hourly rate £15.32 £17.22 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +27.52% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £22.42 £31.05 £19.85
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -

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 16 January 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Grafana
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec