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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 137
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category - 0.19% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +199.75%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 207 516 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.48% 17.82% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 234 116
Median daily rate £350 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £447 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.71% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £35.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing NFS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp