Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 July 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 West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 231 218
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.85% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
North West median daily rate £263 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.69% -
10th Percentile £181 £318 £283
90th Percentile £334 £400 £413
England median daily rate £450 £475 £381
% change year-on-year -5.26% +24.59% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £49.46 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.65% +9.91% -

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 588 821 865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.37% 10.69% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 410 428
North West median daily rate £384 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +23.08% +20.37%
10th Percentile £141 £197 £188
90th Percentile £544 £525 £658
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 90 115
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £21.37 £22.15
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +3.23%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the North West

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in the North West

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in the North West

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Manchester +7 2 £263 -25.00%
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West 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 the North West 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