The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 189 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 4.33% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 10
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£438 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -35.77%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 601 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.16% 8.46% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 375 341
Average daily rate £333 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £49.20 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
NFS
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) NetApp
3 13 (65.00%) NAS
4 12 (60.00%) Solaris
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) EMC
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco
5 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (45.00%) FCoE
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) UNIX
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Multicast
8 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (35.00%) SRDF
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) Intel
8 7 (35.00%) Benchmarking
8 7 (35.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (30.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) Apache
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) NAS
3 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (45.00%) FCoE
5 8 (40.00%) Multicast
6 7 (35.00%) LAN
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 7 (35.00%) iSCSI
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) LDAP
10 2 (10.00%) SSH
11 1 (5.00%) MRTG
11 1 (5.00%) VLAN
11 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (5.00%) IMAP
11 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
11 1 (5.00%) VPN
11 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) XSLT
1 3 (15.00%) Rendezvous
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Solaris
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Debian
8 1 (5.00%) SUSE
8 1 (5.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (35.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C-shell
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
1 1 (5.00%) NCDA
1 1 (5.00%) NCIE
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) SRDF
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) KVM
4 3 (15.00%) Xen
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Samba
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) vCloud
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) Dovecot
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (5.00%) Postfix
6 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) Snort
6 1 (5.00%) Nmap
6 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
1 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) NetApp
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) EMC
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Intel
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) 29West
6 3 (15.00%) DataSynapse
6 3 (15.00%) Sybase
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade
7 2 (10.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.00%) Qualys
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