The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank - 67 48
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - 2.17% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +5.55% +38.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 76 46 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.00% 7.07% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 14
Median daily rate £350 £255 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.12% -31.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.88 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Newcastle upon Tyne

NFS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for NFS.

1 10 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) SSH
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) Korn
2 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 8 (80.00%) LDAP
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
1 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LDAP
2 8 (80.00%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (80.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Korn
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) HP