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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 163 144 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +47
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 2.97% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £450 £431 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +64.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.54% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+229.73% -50.00%
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
356 337 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.25% 9.87% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 271 357
Median daily rate £450 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management

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 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) FCoE
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Multicast
5 1 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) OLTP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) KVM
2 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 2 (18.18%) SRDF
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Gluster
3 1 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Huawei
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Qualys
5 1 (9.09%) SaltStack