Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 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)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 153 -
Rank change year-on-year +73 - +99
Contract jobs citing NFS 22 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.80% 0.41% -
As % of the System Software category 10.63% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 0
North East median daily rate £310 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% - -
England median daily rate £350 £475 £407
% change year-on-year -26.32% +16.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.13 £49.46 -
% change year-on-year -31.00% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 207 675 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.98% 25.06% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 431 94
North East median daily rate £335 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -10.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £201 £205 £208
90th Percentile £534 £487 £611
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 76 41
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.13 £11.68
90th Percentile £45.50 £29.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the North East

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in the North East

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in the North East

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +75 21 £310 -0.80%
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for NFS.

1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
1 22 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) LDAP
2 21 (95.45%) Unix
2 21 (95.45%) PL/SQL
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 21 (95.45%) SSH
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (95.45%) OpenLDAP
3 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 20 (90.91%) Windows XP
4 19 (86.36%) JBoss
5 15 (68.18%) Perl
5 15 (68.18%) Korn
5 15 (68.18%) Firewall
6 13 (59.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 11 (50.00%) DevOps
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) HP
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (4.55%) Ansible
11 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (4.55%) Windows Server

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 22 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (86.36%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 21 (95.45%) LDAP
2 21 (95.45%) OpenLDAP
2 21 (95.45%) SSH
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Unix Support
6 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Unix
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) PL/SQL
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Korn
2 15 (68.18%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO