The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 178 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing NFS 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 2.35% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £356 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
500 468 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 7.83% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 328 338
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the City of London region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the City of London region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFS.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) NetApp
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) EMC
5 8 (47.06%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
6 7 (41.18%) NAS
6 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (35.29%) KVM
7 6 (35.29%) FCoE
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) UNIX
7 6 (35.29%) Solaris
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Symmetrix
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) DataSynapse
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Xen
9 4 (23.53%) SRDF

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.88%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
3 7 (41.18%) NAS
3 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (35.29%) FCoE
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Multicast
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
8 1 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (5.88%) PBX
8 1 (5.88%) SNMP
8 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) H.323
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Rendezvous
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) Ultra Messaging
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) NCDA
1 3 (17.65%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) KVM
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Xen
3 4 (23.53%) SRDF
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) iptables
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) XenServer
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) NetApp
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
4 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) DataSynapse
6 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
6 4 (23.53%) Intel
7 3 (17.65%) Sybase
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) Dell
9 1 (5.88%) Citrix
9 1 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (5.88%) Veritas
9 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.88%) Isilon