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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 182 196 193
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing NFS 18 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 4.36% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 12
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£400 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £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
583 665 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.94% 9.25% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 434 336
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £32.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 September 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 22 September 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 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) SAN
4 16 (57.14%) NetApp
5 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (46.43%) NAS
6 13 (46.43%) Solaris
6 13 (46.43%) Oracle
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
8 11 (39.29%) VMware
8 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (35.71%) EMC
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) UNIX
10 9 (32.14%) Apache
10 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (32.14%) FCoE
10 9 (32.14%) Multicast
11 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (28.57%) SRDF
11 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
11 8 (28.57%) Benchmarking
11 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
11 8 (28.57%) LAN
11 8 (28.57%) WAN
11 8 (28.57%) Intel
11 8 (28.57%) IBM
11 8 (28.57%) DNS
12 7 (25.00%) MySQL
12 7 (25.00%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (32.14%) Apache
2 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (10.71%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) Zimbra
6 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (10.71%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (46.43%) NAS
4 9 (32.14%) Multicast
4 9 (32.14%) FCoE
5 8 (28.57%) DNS
5 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.86%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.14%) LDAP
8 2 (7.14%) LTE
9 1 (3.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) XSLT
1 3 (10.71%) Rendezvous
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) YAML
2 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Solaris
4 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Debian
7 2 (7.14%) Fedora
7 2 (7.14%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Benchmarking
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
7 1 (3.57%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNA
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) RHCE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) RHCT
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) NCDA
4 2 (7.14%) NCIE
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) SRDF
3 4 (14.29%) Xen
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) KVM
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) Postfix
5 2 (7.14%) Squid
6 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.57%) Snort
6 1 (3.57%) Nmap
6 1 (3.57%) Samba
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Dovecot
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (10.71%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) Control-M
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.57%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) NetApp
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) EMC
6 8 (28.57%) Intel
6 8 (28.57%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
9 3 (10.71%) Symantec
9 3 (10.71%) Sophos
9 3 (10.71%) Citrix
9 3 (10.71%) Sybase
9 3 (10.71%) JBoss
9 3 (10.71%) DataSynapse
9 3 (10.71%) 29West
10 2 (7.14%) Veeam
10 2 (7.14%) Amdocs
10 2 (7.14%) Dell