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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
London / City of London
Rank 150 140 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.36% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 3.72% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £370 £411
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

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
307 296 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.41% 9.77% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 227 316
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £22.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) Samba
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Gluster
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) SRDF
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack