Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 137 159
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.064% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median daily rate £120 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.71% -12.50% +40.35%
North West median daily rate £120 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -65.71% -6.67% +31.58%
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 490 325 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.68% 11.05% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 193 236
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £133 £116 £157
90th Percentile £650 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 35
Manchester median hourly rate £14.89 £16.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +27.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.83 £9.65
90th Percentile £22.45 £32.20 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.60 £14.34
% change year-on-year +5.80% +8.75% -1.10%

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

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £120 -
NFS
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec