Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 169 200
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.061% 0.35% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 2.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Scotland median daily rate £413 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
UK median daily rate £356 £475 £407
% change year-on-year -25.00% +16.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 507 632 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.25% 14.56% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 372 257
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.88%
10th Percentile £130 £160 £135
90th Percentile £550 £452 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%
10th Percentile £10.39 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in Scotland

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Scotland

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Scotland

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Glasgow - 3 £413 - 1
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for NFS.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (100.00%) FishEye
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) FishEye
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase