The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 510 517 531
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing NFS 85 102 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 2.02% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 68
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.00
NFS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5861 5042 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.71% 9.93% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 2951 2946
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 597 681
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.30 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the England region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in England

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in England

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the England region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in England

NFS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 48 £475 - 6
South East +29 12 - - 7
North East - 11 £311 -
Yorkshire +18 7 £350 -11.39%
South West +8 5 £245 -30.49%
North West +5 1 £400 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 England region with a requirement for NFS.

1 148 (86.55%) Linux
2 126 (73.68%) VMware
3 94 (54.97%) Windows
4 93 (54.39%) SAN
5 91 (53.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 78 (45.61%) DNS
7 76 (44.44%) Oracle
8 73 (42.69%) NetApp
9 72 (42.11%) NAS
10 69 (40.35%) Unix
11 66 (38.60%) Solaris
12 56 (32.75%) iSCSI
13 53 (30.99%) SQL
13 53 (30.99%) Apache
14 52 (30.41%) Red Hat
15 51 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 50 (29.24%) LDAP
17 47 (27.49%) Perl
18 46 (26.90%) EMC
19 42 (24.56%) Puppet
20 41 (23.98%) HP
20 41 (23.98%) Cisco
21 40 (23.39%) IBM
22 39 (22.81%) Fibre Channel
22 39 (22.81%) KVM
23 37 (21.64%) Bash Shell
23 37 (21.64%) Tomcat
23 37 (21.64%) Finance
24 35 (20.47%) Python
24 35 (20.47%) Sun

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 53 (30.99%) Apache
2 37 (21.64%) Tomcat
3 26 (15.20%) IIS
4 20 (11.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 17 (9.94%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (9.36%) OpenStack
8 11 (6.43%) WebLogic
9 9 (5.26%) JBoss
10 8 (4.68%) nginx
11 7 (4.09%) Confluence
12 6 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (2.92%) GlassFish
13 5 (2.92%) MS Exchange
14 4 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (1.17%) ColdFusion
15 2 (1.17%) Oracle 10gAS
15 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) RMDS
1 3 (1.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (54.39%) SAN
2 78 (45.61%) DNS
3 72 (42.11%) NAS
4 56 (32.75%) iSCSI
5 50 (29.24%) LDAP
6 39 (22.81%) Fibre Channel
7 34 (19.88%) TCP/IP
8 31 (18.13%) FCoE
9 26 (15.20%) HTTP
10 25 (14.62%) LAN
10 25 (14.62%) WAN
11 23 (13.45%) SSH
12 22 (12.87%) Firewall
12 22 (12.87%) Multicast
13 21 (12.28%) DHCP
14 12 (7.02%) FTP
14 12 (7.02%) Internet
15 11 (6.43%) VLAN
16 10 (5.85%) SSL
17 8 (4.68%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.96%) MySQL
3 19 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 18 (10.53%) HBase
5 10 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.92%) Redis
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.17%) Big Data
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.58%) DataStage
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (16.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.26%) Subversion
3 8 (4.68%) JIRA
4 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.92%) Gitweb
6 4 (2.34%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.58%) Ant
7 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 37 (21.64%) Finance
2 27 (15.79%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.34%) Advertising
5 4 (2.34%) Games
6 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Billing
7 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (31.58%) Administrator
2 31 (18.13%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (16.96%) Architect
4 25 (14.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 20 (11.70%) Unix Administrator
6 18 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (8.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
11 8 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.09%) Lead Architect
13 6 (3.51%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) LAMP
2 23 (13.45%) Middleware
3 17 (9.94%) HTML
4 16 (9.36%) Rendezvous
4 16 (9.36%) XML
4 16 (9.36%) XSLT
5 15 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (5.85%) libvirt
7 7 (4.09%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (2.92%) Node.js
9 4 (2.34%) .NET
9 4 (2.34%) CGI
9 4 (2.34%) Embperl
9 4 (2.34%) FastCGI
9 4 (2.34%) Memcached
9 4 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.34%) Web Services
10 3 (1.75%) 802.1X
11 2 (1.17%) ELK Stack
12 1 (0.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 13 (7.60%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.02%) Private Cloud
4 12 (7.02%) Replication
5 9 (5.26%) Clustering
6 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.51%) Online Banking
8 6 (3.51%) Symmetrix
9 4 (2.34%) Derivative
9 4 (2.34%) EMC VNX
9 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.75%) Fintech
10 3 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.75%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.17%) HACMP
11 2 (1.17%) PKI
11 2 (1.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 148 (86.55%) Linux
2 94 (54.97%) Windows
3 69 (40.35%) Unix
4 66 (38.60%) Solaris
5 51 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (12.28%) Windows Server
7 16 (9.36%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (7.02%) SUSE
8 12 (7.02%) Ubuntu
9 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (5.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (5.26%) AIX
12 8 (4.68%) VMS
13 7 (4.09%) CentOS
13 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (4.09%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.51%) HPUX
15 4 (2.34%) Debian
16 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.62%) DevOps
4 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
5 23 (13.45%) Benchmarking
6 21 (12.28%) Change Management
7 18 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 17 (9.94%) Migration
9 16 (9.36%) High Availability
9 16 (9.36%) ITIL
9 16 (9.36%) Kernel Tuning
10 12 (7.02%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.85%) Open Source
12 9 (5.26%) Data Management
12 9 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.26%) Patch Management
13 8 (4.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.99%) SQL
2 47 (27.49%) Perl
3 37 (21.64%) Bash Shell
4 35 (20.47%) Python
5 27 (15.79%) Java
6 20 (11.70%) Shell Script
7 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.53%) Korn
7 18 (10.53%) Ruby
8 17 (9.94%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.02%) PHP
10 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.51%) C
11 6 (3.51%) C-shell
12 5 (2.92%) C++
13 4 (2.34%) Bourne shell
13 4 (2.34%) Go
13 4 (2.34%) SystemTap
14 1 (0.58%) Julia
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.19%) Degree
3 12 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.02%) RHCE
4 11 (6.43%) CCNA
4 11 (6.43%) CCNP
4 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.85%) RHCA
5 10 (5.85%) RHCSA
6 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.34%) MCSE
7 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.75%) VCP5
8 3 (1.75%) VCP6
9 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.17%) MCSA
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.17%) RHCT
9 2 (1.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) GCP
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (53.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (22.81%) KVM
3 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
4 31 (18.13%) SRDF
5 29 (16.96%) vSphere
6 26 (15.20%) Hyper-V
7 25 (14.62%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (14.62%) Xen
8 22 (12.87%) Samba
9 14 (8.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 12 (7.02%) iptables
10 12 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (5.85%) VMware ESX
11 10 (5.85%) XenServer
12 9 (5.26%) Squid
12 9 (5.26%) Veritas File System
13 7 (4.09%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (4.09%) VMware Server
13 7 (4.09%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (2.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (24.56%) Puppet
2 23 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.94%) Nagios
4 16 (9.36%) HAProxy
4 16 (9.36%) NetBackup
5 13 (7.60%) Ansible
6 9 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (4.09%) SCOM
8 6 (3.51%) OpenView
9 5 (2.92%) Grafana
9 5 (2.92%) Graphite
9 5 (2.92%) Graylog
9 5 (2.92%) Icinga
9 5 (2.92%) SCCM
9 5 (2.92%) StatsD
9 5 (2.92%) Terraform
10 4 (2.34%) NetApp OnCommand
10 4 (2.34%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (73.68%) VMware
2 76 (44.44%) Oracle
3 73 (42.69%) NetApp
4 52 (30.41%) Red Hat
5 46 (26.90%) EMC
6 41 (23.98%) Cisco
6 41 (23.98%) HP
7 40 (23.39%) IBM
8 35 (20.47%) Sun
9 33 (19.30%) Veritas
10 25 (14.62%) Intel
11 20 (11.70%) Brocade
12 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 19 (11.11%) Sybase
13 16 (9.36%) DataSynapse
13 16 (9.36%) TIBCO
14 9 (5.26%) 3PAR
15 7 (4.09%) Dell
15 7 (4.09%) NETGEAR
15 7 (4.09%) Veeam
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