Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +91
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.20% -
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Reading median daily rate £450 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £388 £550
% change year-on-year -4.52% -29.55% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 201 162 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.91% 10.99% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 113
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £256 £158 £176
90th Percentile £550 £541 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £376
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.45% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 60
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £43.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.34% +100.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Reading

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for NFS.

1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) C-shell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) C-shell
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat