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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 182 193 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing NFS 20 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 3.36% 4.09% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 12
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£358 £600 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £47.50
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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
595 685 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.60% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 450 350
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £14.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.35 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) SAN
4 18 (58.06%) NetApp
5 16 (51.61%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco
7 13 (41.94%) Solaris
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle
7 13 (41.94%) NAS
8 12 (38.71%) EMC
9 11 (35.48%) IBM
9 11 (35.48%) UNIX
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (29.03%) FCoE
10 9 (29.03%) Multicast
10 9 (29.03%) Apache
10 9 (29.03%) LAN
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) WAN
11 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
11 8 (25.81%) Intel
11 8 (25.81%) Benchmarking
11 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
11 8 (25.81%) SRDF
12 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
12 7 (22.58%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.45%) Zimbra
6 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.68%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) SAN
2 16 (51.61%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (41.94%) NAS
4 9 (29.03%) FCoE
4 9 (29.03%) Multicast
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) HTTP
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) LTE
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) SMTP
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.45%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) XSLT
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
1 3 (9.68%) Rendezvous
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Solaris
4 11 (35.48%) UNIX
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
7 3 (9.68%) Fedora
8 2 (6.45%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (6.45%) CentOS
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Benchmarking
1 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Korn
7 1 (3.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNA
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.13%) RHCE
1 5 (16.13%) NCDA
2 4 (12.90%) NCIE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) RHCT
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) SRDF
3 4 (12.90%) KVM
3 4 (12.90%) Xen
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) Postfix
5 2 (6.45%) Squid
6 1 (3.23%) Samba
6 1 (3.23%) Snort
6 1 (3.23%) Nmap
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.23%) Ceph
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
1 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (9.68%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (9.68%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Cacti
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.23%) RANCID
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) NetApp
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) EMC
5 11 (35.48%) IBM
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) Intel
7 6 (19.35%) HP
8 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) Sybase
9 3 (9.68%) JBoss
9 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
9 3 (9.68%) Symantec
9 3 (9.68%) Sophos
9 3 (9.68%) DataSynapse
9 3 (9.68%) 29West
10 2 (6.45%) Veeam
10 2 (6.45%) Amdocs
10 2 (6.45%) Veritas
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