The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs citing NFS 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.24% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 2.15% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 229 325 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.79% 11.30% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 202 152
Median daily rate £400 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 43
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.05 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Yorkshire

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in Yorkshire

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -2 2 £525 -
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NFS.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) EMC
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (77.78%) SRDF
4 6 (66.67%) NAS
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas File System
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (66.67%) Sun
4 6 (66.67%) Symmetrix
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) LDAP
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas
5 5 (55.56%) Unix
5 5 (55.56%) Solaris
5 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) SUSE
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) VMS

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
3 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) FCoE
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
6 1 (11.11%) SNMP
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) NAS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Symmetrix
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) SUSE
4 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (77.78%) SRDF
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas File System
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) RANCID
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) EMC
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) Sun
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Arista
7 1 (11.11%) Brocade
7 1 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) Sybase
7 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) Zerto