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 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 502 516 524
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing NFS 117 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 1.86% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 63 47
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £290 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £291
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +26 66 £475 +26.66% 4
South East +13 27 £425 -17.07% 3
Yorkshire -3 7 £525 +40.00% 1
North East - 6 - -
East of England +17 4 £328 -15.48% 2
North West -13 4 £350 +20.68%
South West +5 2 £443 +14.19% 2
East Midlands +2 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for NFS.

1 176 (82.24%) Linux
2 126 (58.88%) VMware
3 109 (50.93%) Windows
4 102 (47.66%) SAN
5 93 (43.46%) NetApp
6 82 (38.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (35.98%) Unix
8 70 (32.71%) iSCSI
9 68 (31.78%) Fibre Channel
10 65 (30.37%) Puppet
10 65 (30.37%) Red Hat
11 64 (29.91%) Cisco
12 61 (28.50%) NAS
13 60 (28.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 60 (28.04%) Solaris
14 59 (27.57%) DNS
15 58 (27.10%) Finance
16 55 (25.70%) Oracle
17 50 (23.36%) LDAP
17 50 (23.36%) DevOps
18 49 (22.90%) Perl
19 44 (20.56%) Python
20 42 (19.63%) Active Directory
20 42 (19.63%) IBM
21 41 (19.16%) Apache
21 41 (19.16%) SQL
22 40 (18.69%) EMC
22 40 (18.69%) HP
23 38 (17.76%) Microsoft
24 37 (17.29%) Configuration Management

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 41 (19.16%) Apache
2 33 (15.42%) Tomcat
3 28 (13.08%) OpenStack
4 19 (8.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 19 (8.88%) WebSphere
5 18 (8.41%) IIS
6 16 (7.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (5.14%) JBoss
8 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
8 10 (4.67%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.34%) Confluence
13 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.40%) Jetty
13 3 (1.40%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.93%) FileNet
15 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
1 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.74%) IaaS
2 8 (3.74%) PaaS
3 7 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.34%) Office 365
5 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.40%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 102 (47.66%) SAN
2 70 (32.71%) iSCSI
3 68 (31.78%) Fibre Channel
4 61 (28.50%) NAS
5 59 (27.57%) DNS
6 50 (23.36%) LDAP
7 29 (13.55%) FCoE
7 29 (13.55%) TCP/IP
8 28 (13.08%) LAN
8 28 (13.08%) WAN
9 26 (12.15%) Firewall
10 24 (11.21%) Multicast
11 21 (9.81%) HTTP
12 15 (7.01%) DHCP
13 10 (4.67%) SSH
14 9 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (4.21%) Network Security
14 9 (4.21%) VPN
15 8 (3.74%) FTP
15 8 (3.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.81%) Hadoop
3 20 (9.35%) MySQL
4 18 (8.41%) HBase
5 9 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.40%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.40%) DB2
9 2 (0.93%) IDOL
9 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) OLTP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.14%) JIRA
4 9 (4.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.80%) git-flow
6 5 (2.34%) Ant
7 4 (1.87%) Subversion
8 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.40%) Maven
9 2 (0.93%) GCC
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) Gitweb
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (27.10%) Finance
2 22 (10.28%) Banking
3 13 (6.07%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Legal
5 4 (1.87%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (27.57%) Administrator
2 44 (20.56%) Systems Administrator
3 35 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (12.15%) Architect
5 23 (10.75%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (10.28%) Unix Engineer
7 21 (9.81%) Unix Administrator
8 20 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (7.01%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (7.01%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (6.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 13 (6.07%) Support Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) VMware Engineer
13 11 (5.14%) Storage Administrator
13 11 (5.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) Middleware
2 22 (10.28%) Web Services
3 16 (7.48%) Rendezvous
3 16 (7.48%) XML
4 15 (7.01%) HTML
4 15 (7.01%) XSLT
5 13 (6.07%) LAMP
6 8 (3.74%) Node.js
7 7 (3.27%) JRuby
7 7 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.87%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.40%) Dropwizard
9 3 (1.40%) Java EE
9 3 (1.40%) JMX
9 3 (1.40%) jQuery
9 3 (1.40%) REST
9 3 (1.40%) Swagger
10 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.93%) libvirt
10 2 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.48%) Private Cloud
3 15 (7.01%) Clustering
4 14 (6.54%) HACMP
5 12 (5.61%) Replication
6 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (4.67%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.21%) EMC VNX
8 7 (3.27%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.34%) CMDB
9 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.34%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.40%) Online Games
11 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 176 (82.24%) Linux
2 109 (50.93%) Windows
3 77 (35.98%) Unix
4 60 (28.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (28.04%) Solaris
5 20 (9.35%) AIX
5 20 (9.35%) CentOS
5 20 (9.35%) Data ONTAP
6 18 (8.41%) Windows Server
7 17 (7.94%) Ubuntu
8 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.74%) Debian
10 8 (3.74%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.27%) VyOS
11 7 (3.27%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.40%) SUSE
12 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.36%) DevOps
2 37 (17.29%) Configuration Management
3 34 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.95%) ITIL
4 32 (14.95%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (13.55%) Open Source
6 26 (12.15%) Migration
7 23 (10.75%) Benchmarking
8 22 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (10.28%) High Availability
9 19 (8.88%) Service Management
10 14 (6.54%) Capacity Management
10 14 (6.54%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (5.61%) ITSM
13 11 (5.14%) Change Management
14 10 (4.67%) Dependency Management
14 10 (4.67%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (4.67%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.90%) Perl
2 44 (20.56%) Python
3 41 (19.16%) SQL
4 28 (13.08%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.62%) Java
6 20 (9.35%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.61%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.67%) Korn
9 9 (4.21%) Ruby
10 7 (3.27%) PHP
10 7 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.80%) C
12 3 (1.40%) C++
12 3 (1.40%) C-shell
13 2 (0.93%) VBScript
14 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.88%) RHCE
4 17 (7.94%) RHCA
5 11 (5.14%) Degree
6 10 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.21%) CCNA
8 8 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.27%) CCNP
9 7 (3.27%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.80%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.40%) MCSA
11 3 (1.40%) MCSE
11 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.93%) VCP5
13 1 (0.47%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 82 (38.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (19.63%) Active Directory
3 35 (16.36%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (14.49%) Hyper-V
5 27 (12.62%) KVM
5 27 (12.62%) Xen
6 25 (11.68%) SRDF
7 24 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (10.75%) vSphere
9 22 (10.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (8.88%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (8.88%) VMware ESX
11 15 (7.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (4.67%) iptables
13 9 (4.21%) Docker
14 8 (3.74%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (3.74%) Samba
14 8 (3.74%) Squid
15 7 (3.27%) Firmware
16 5 (2.34%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 65 (30.37%) Puppet
2 22 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.88%) Nagios
4 18 (8.41%) NetBackup
4 18 (8.41%) SCOM
5 10 (4.67%) HAProxy
6 9 (4.21%) Ansible
6 9 (4.21%) OVSD
6 9 (4.21%) vRealize
7 8 (3.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (3.74%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.27%) Cacti
8 7 (3.27%) logstash
8 7 (3.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.80%) CFEngine
10 5 (2.34%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (2.34%) SCCM
10 5 (2.34%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.87%) Bacula
11 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 126 (58.88%) VMware
2 93 (43.46%) NetApp
3 65 (30.37%) Red Hat
4 64 (29.91%) Cisco
5 55 (25.70%) Oracle
6 42 (19.63%) IBM
7 40 (18.69%) EMC
7 40 (18.69%) HP
8 38 (17.76%) Microsoft
9 33 (15.42%) Veritas
10 25 (11.68%) Brocade
10 25 (11.68%) Intel
11 17 (7.94%) Sybase
12 16 (7.48%) DataSynapse
12 16 (7.48%) TIBCO
13 14 (6.54%) Symantec
14 11 (5.14%) 3PAR
14 11 (5.14%) Citrix
14 11 (5.14%) Isilon
15 10 (4.67%) Dell
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