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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 147 184 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +12
Contract jobs citing NFS 17 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.67% 2.46% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 8
Median daily rate £475 £320 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -23.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £320 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £625 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £291
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -
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
364 570 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.79% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 422 386
Median daily rate £475 £384 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) SAN
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 16 (66.67%) Puppet
5 13 (54.17%) NetApp
6 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco
8 9 (37.50%) Unix
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
9 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (29.17%) 3PAR
10 7 (29.17%) RHCA
10 7 (29.17%) Brocade
10 7 (29.17%) RHCE
10 7 (29.17%) LAN
10 7 (29.17%) WAN
11 6 (25.00%) Apache
11 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (25.00%) HTTP
11 6 (25.00%) Solaris
11 6 (25.00%) Nagios
11 6 (25.00%) Ruby
11 6 (25.00%) Network Security
11 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
11 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (25.00%) PowerShell

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) NAS
6 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (16.67%) LDAP
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) FCoE
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (8.33%) Multicast
8 2 (8.33%) SMTP
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) JRuby
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) VyOS
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) Debian
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) API Development
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) RHCA
1 7 (29.17%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) SRDF
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) KVM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (12.50%) Xen
4 2 (8.33%) Postfix
4 2 (8.33%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) Samba
5 1 (4.17%) StorNext
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Nagios
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) OpenView
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) NetApp
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (29.17%) 3PAR
5 7 (29.17%) Brocade
6 6 (25.00%) Vyatta
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) IBM
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) Intel
9 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 2 (8.33%) Sybase
11 1 (4.17%) Dell
11 1 (4.17%) Remedy
11 1 (4.17%) Sun
11 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
11 1 (4.17%) Veritas