Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 188 178
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.093% 0.060% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.59% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £425 £379 £219
90th Percentile £475 £436 £400
UK median daily rate £388 £356 £463
% change year-on-year +8.77% -22.97% +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £34.13 £49.46
% change year-on-year -34.07% -31.00% +199.76%

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 657 506 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.27% 10.12% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 268 375
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £128 £130 £156
90th Percentile £600 £541 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 26
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -12.09% +22.15%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.39 £13.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £37.25 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.68 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +5.90% -1.56%

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 14 November 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
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Glasgow -19 1 - -
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Server Management
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Datadog
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) VMS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Server Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) New Relic
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk