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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 199 202 179
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing NFS 7 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 2.58% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Average daily rate
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£268 £550 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £623 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
492 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.71% 8.52% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 389 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.23 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) SAN
2 15 (60.00%) NetApp
3 14 (56.00%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 11 (44.00%) EMC
5 9 (36.00%) IBM
5 9 (36.00%) Solaris
5 9 (36.00%) NAS
6 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (32.00%) LAN
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Benchmarking
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) MySQL
7 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 7 (28.00%) Apache
7 7 (28.00%) Intel
7 7 (28.00%) SRDF
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (28.00%) FCoE
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) Multicast
8 6 (24.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 2 (8.00%) Zimbra
6 1 (4.00%) nginx
6 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.00%) Jetty
6 1 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) SAN
2 14 (56.00%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (36.00%) NAS
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
5 7 (28.00%) FCoE
5 7 (28.00%) Multicast
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) LTE
8 3 (12.00%) HTTP
8 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) DHCP
10 1 (4.00%) OpenVPN
10 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (4.00%) FTP
10 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Architect
5 1 (4.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) YAML
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Symmetrix
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Solaris
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) Fedora
5 2 (8.00%) Debian
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Scientific Linux
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Benchmarking
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) RHCE
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) NCDA
3 3 (12.00%) NCIE
3 3 (12.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) RHCT
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) SRDF
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Xen
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) KVM
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) Postfix
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (12.00%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Cacti
4 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) Control-M
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) NetApp
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) EMC
3 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) Intel
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Sophos
7 3 (12.00%) Amdocs
8 2 (8.00%) DataSynapse
8 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) Sybase
8 2 (8.00%) 29West
8 2 (8.00%) Veeam