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 3 months to 25 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13  
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 1.02% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 197 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.71% 11.15% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 102 110
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NFS.

1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
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%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) yum

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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
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
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware