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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 187 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 2.66% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£315 £575 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.21% +69.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £396 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
NFS
London

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
471 489 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.82% 7.70% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 301 305
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 51
Average hourly rate £18.60 £18.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) EMC
2 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) NetApp
3 11 (73.33%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) UNIX
4 8 (53.33%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
5 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (40.00%) Symmetrix
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) KVM
7 5 (33.33%) NCDA
7 5 (33.33%) NCIE
7 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) DataSynapse
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Xen
8 4 (26.67%) SRDF
8 4 (26.67%) FCoE
8 4 (26.67%) Multicast
8 4 (26.67%) Apache
8 4 (26.67%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) FCoE
5 4 (26.67%) Multicast
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (6.67%) SNMP
8 1 (6.67%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (6.67%) PBX
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) H.323
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) HBase
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Storage Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Rendezvous
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XSLT
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) NCDA
1 5 (33.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) KVM
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Xen
2 4 (26.67%) SRDF
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) EMC
1 12 (80.00%) NetApp
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) DataSynapse
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Intel
4 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
5 3 (20.00%) 29West
6 2 (13.33%) Sybase
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
7 1 (6.67%) AppSense
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 23 days ago