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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 164 193 190
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.23% 2.19% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Median daily rate £550 £379 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £296 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £503 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £404 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.75
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
403 547 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.43% 9.90% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 396 411
Median daily rate £465 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 47
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.65% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £30.19 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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
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 August 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 24 August 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) NetApp
4 14 (58.33%) Puppet
5 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 10 (41.67%) Unix
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (29.17%) Nagios
8 7 (29.17%) RHCE
8 7 (29.17%) IBM
8 7 (29.17%) Solaris
8 7 (29.17%) HTTP
8 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
8 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) RHCA
9 6 (25.00%) Brocade
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.83%) Open Source
10 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
10 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef

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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (16.67%) LDAP
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) FCoE
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) SMTP
8 2 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (8.33%) Multicast
9 1 (4.17%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) SNMP
9 1 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
1 8 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) JRuby
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) VyOS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.33%) AIX
7 2 (8.33%) Debian
7 2 (8.33%) SUSE
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) RHCA
1 7 (29.17%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) KVM
3 4 (16.67%) SRDF
3 4 (16.67%) Xen
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.33%) Postfix
4 2 (8.33%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) Docker
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 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.50%) Ansible
5 2 (8.33%) Cacti
6 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.17%) OpenView
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) NetApp
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) Brocade
6 6 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) Intel
8 4 (16.67%) Vyatta
9 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 1 (4.17%) Dell
10 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
10 1 (4.17%) Remedy
10 1 (4.17%) Sybase
10 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
10 1 (4.17%) Veritas