The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.43% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £407
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.49%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 66 443 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.75% 31.55% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 271 36
Median daily rate £328 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.96% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £26.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Tyne and Wear