Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 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)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 209 243
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34 -41
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.016% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.16% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median daily rate - £400 -
England median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £44.46 £15.00
% change year-on-year -34.77% +196.40% -50.00%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 599 626 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.02% 10.30% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 385 383
North West median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £136 £147 £163
90th Percentile £574 £552 £513
England median daily rate £449 £413 £382
% change year-on-year +8.73% +7.98% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 54 117
North West median hourly rate £16.36 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £33.00 £23.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% +4.52% -

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
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 January 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
Manchester -2 1 - - 3
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North West region with a requirement for NFS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware