The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 121
Contract jobs citing NFS 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.049% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category - 0.41% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £498 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.66%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 136 243 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.54% 12.01% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 109
Median daily rate £388 £399 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% +27.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.23 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.65 £32.75
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in West Yorkshire