The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 522 481 445
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -36
Contract jobs citing NFS 83 97 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 1.93% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.14%
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
5196 5031 4834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.87% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2990 2821 2525
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 605 580
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 43 £375 -25.29% 7
South East -20 13 £550 +46.66% 4
Yorkshire - 9 £400 - 2
North West -17 8 £285 -10.93%
East Midlands -8 4 £407 +18.40% 2
South West -20 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England +1 1 £325 - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 109 (59.56%) SAN
2 104 (56.83%) VMware
3 103 (56.28%) Linux
4 98 (53.55%) Windows
5 87 (47.54%) NetApp
6 77 (42.08%) NAS
7 73 (39.89%) UNIX
8 71 (38.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (35.52%) DNS
10 59 (32.24%) Finance
11 56 (30.60%) IBM
12 53 (28.96%) Cisco
13 52 (28.42%) Red Hat
13 52 (28.42%) Microsoft
13 52 (28.42%) Solaris
14 48 (26.23%) EMC
15 47 (25.68%) Perl
15 47 (25.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 44 (24.04%) Fibre Channel
17 43 (23.50%) Oracle
18 42 (22.95%) SQL
19 39 (21.31%) HP
20 37 (20.22%) Data ONTAP
21 36 (19.67%) Migration
21 36 (19.67%) LDAP
22 35 (19.13%) iSCSI
23 33 (18.03%) Data Centre
24 32 (17.49%) ITIL
25 31 (16.94%) Brocade
26 30 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (14.21%) Apache
2 23 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 20 (10.93%) IIS
4 11 (6.01%) JBoss
4 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.46%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.37%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (3.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.73%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.64%) Jetty
9 3 (1.64%) TPMS
9 3 (1.64%) nginx
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) RMDS
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.73%) IaaS
4 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.09%) PaaS
6 1 (0.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 109 (59.56%) SAN
2 77 (42.08%) NAS
3 65 (35.52%) DNS
4 44 (24.04%) Fibre Channel
5 36 (19.67%) LDAP
6 35 (19.13%) iSCSI
7 22 (12.02%) TCP/IP
8 20 (10.93%) Firewall
9 18 (9.84%) FCoE
10 17 (9.29%) HTTP
11 16 (8.74%) LAN
12 15 (8.20%) WAN
13 14 (7.65%) SSL
13 14 (7.65%) DHCP
14 13 (7.10%) SMTP
15 11 (6.01%) VLAN
16 10 (5.46%) Multicast
17 8 (4.37%) BIG-IP
17 8 (4.37%) Internet
18 5 (2.73%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.48%) Hadoop
3 17 (9.29%) MySQL
4 13 (7.10%) Big Data
5 8 (4.37%) HBase
6 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.64%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.55%) HCatalog
10 1 (0.55%) Impala
10 1 (0.55%) IBM BigInsights
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (3.83%) JIRA
3 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) JProfiler
4 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.64%) JConsole
4 3 (1.64%) VisualVM
4 3 (1.64%) YourKit
4 3 (1.64%) Selenium
4 3 (1.64%) JMeter
4 3 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) PVCS
5 1 (0.55%) ProC
5 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.55%) RStudio
5 1 (0.55%) Gerrit
General
1 59 (32.24%) Finance
2 23 (12.57%) Banking
3 18 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.65%) Legal
5 8 (4.37%) Marketing
6 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.83%) Advertising
7 6 (3.28%) Law
8 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (28.96%) Administrator
2 37 (20.22%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (16.39%) Architect
4 15 (8.20%) Storage Engineer
5 14 (7.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.10%) UNIX Administrator
6 13 (7.10%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.01%) SAN Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) Contracts Manager
8 11 (6.01%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) NAS Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) NetApp Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) VMWare Administrator
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
10 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Storage Administrator
11 7 (3.83%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) XML
2 10 (5.46%) Web Services
3 9 (4.92%) Middleware
4 8 (4.37%) HTML
4 8 (4.37%) Rendezvous
5 7 (3.83%) XSLT
6 6 (3.28%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.19%) SOAP
7 4 (2.19%) Akka
8 3 (1.64%) JMS
8 3 (1.64%) REST
8 3 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.64%) Java EE
8 3 (1.64%) JSON
9 2 (1.09%) .NET
10 1 (0.55%) J2EE
10 1 (0.55%) JDBC
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.75%) Clustering
3 18 (9.84%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (9.29%) EMC VNX
5 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.01%) HACMP
7 10 (5.46%) Replication
8 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.92%) Symmetrix
9 7 (3.83%) CLARiiON
9 7 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (3.28%) FlexPod
10 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.19%) Kindle
12 3 (1.64%) IPTV
13 2 (1.09%) Informatics
13 2 (1.09%) NHS
13 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 103 (56.28%) Linux
2 98 (53.55%) Windows
3 73 (39.89%) UNIX
4 52 (28.42%) Solaris
5 47 (25.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (20.22%) Data ONTAP
7 30 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (12.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (9.29%) AIX
10 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (7.65%) CentOS
12 13 (7.10%) Ubuntu
13 9 (4.92%) HPUX
14 5 (2.73%) Debian
15 3 (1.64%) Android
16 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.09%) SUSE
17 1 (0.55%) zOS
17 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) Migration
2 32 (17.49%) ITIL
3 24 (13.11%) Service Management
4 18 (9.84%) Capacity Management
4 18 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (7.65%) Change Management
6 13 (7.10%) Project Management
7 12 (6.56%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.92%) ITSM
9 9 (4.92%) Change Control
10 8 (4.37%) Open Source
10 8 (4.37%) Benchmarking
10 8 (4.37%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (4.37%) Performance Testing
11 7 (3.83%) Workflow
11 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.68%) Perl
2 42 (22.95%) SQL
3 30 (16.39%) PowerShell
4 22 (12.02%) Bash Shell
5 21 (11.48%) Python
6 14 (7.65%) Java
7 13 (7.10%) C
8 11 (6.01%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.83%) Korn
11 6 (3.28%) VB
12 5 (2.73%) Ruby
13 1 (0.55%) Scala
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) Jython
13 1 (0.55%) C#
13 1 (0.55%) VBScript
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) R
13 1 (0.55%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) NCDA
4 9 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.92%) Degree
4 9 (4.92%) CCNP
4 9 (4.92%) CCNA
5 7 (3.83%) MCSE
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.28%) IBM Certification
6 6 (3.28%) NCIE
7 5 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.19%) MCP
8 4 (2.19%) VCAP
9 3 (1.64%) MCSA
9 3 (1.64%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.64%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.73%) SLA
3 4 (2.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (38.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 27 (14.75%) vSphere
4 25 (13.66%) Active Directory
5 17 (9.29%) VMware ESX
6 16 (8.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 16 (8.74%) SRDF
7 15 (8.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (6.56%) Xen
9 11 (6.01%) Samba
10 9 (4.92%) KVM
11 8 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (3.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.64%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (1.64%) Varnish
13 3 (1.64%) Docker
13 3 (1.64%) iptables
14 2 (1.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (13.11%) NetBackup
2 15 (8.20%) EMC VPLEX
2 15 (8.20%) SnapVault
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (7.10%) Puppet
3 13 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.56%) Tivoli
5 11 (6.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (4.92%) SnapMirror
7 7 (3.83%) OVSD
8 5 (2.73%) OpenView
8 5 (2.73%) Control-M
9 4 (2.19%) FreeIPA
9 4 (2.19%) logstash
10 3 (1.64%) SELinux
10 3 (1.64%) Cacti
10 3 (1.64%) Nagios
10 3 (1.64%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (1.09%) WSUS
11 2 (1.09%) SnapLock
Vendors
1 104 (56.83%) VMware
2 87 (47.54%) NetApp
3 56 (30.60%) IBM
4 53 (28.96%) Cisco
5 52 (28.42%) Microsoft
5 52 (28.42%) Red Hat
6 48 (26.23%) EMC
7 43 (23.50%) Oracle
8 39 (21.31%) HP
9 31 (16.94%) Brocade
10 29 (15.85%) Veritas
11 24 (13.11%) Symantec
12 18 (9.84%) Sun
13 15 (8.20%) Dell
13 15 (8.20%) F5
14 13 (7.10%) Amdocs
15 12 (6.56%) Sybase
16 9 (4.92%) Intel
17 8 (4.37%) TIBCO
17 8 (4.37%) DataSynapse
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