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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 514 516 516
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 107 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 1.62% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 47
Median daily rate £473 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
5674 5170 5028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.13% 10.21% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3548 2877 2616
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 633 613
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -7 61 £475 +37.68% 18
South East +2 29 £463 +15.62% 3
North East - 5 - -
East Midlands +8 3 £243 -35.33%
East of England +4 3 £345 +25.45%
North West -3 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £525 +40.00% 2
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 161 (74.19%) Linux
2 106 (48.85%) VMware
3 99 (45.62%) Windows
4 98 (45.16%) Unix
5 85 (39.17%) SAN
6 80 (36.87%) NetApp
7 78 (35.94%) Red Hat
8 77 (35.48%) Puppet
9 75 (34.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 73 (33.64%) Finance
11 72 (33.18%) Perl
12 67 (30.88%) Python
13 62 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (26.73%) DNS
15 57 (26.27%) Oracle
16 56 (25.81%) iSCSI
17 54 (24.88%) Fibre Channel
17 54 (24.88%) DevOps
17 54 (24.88%) LDAP
18 53 (24.42%) ITIL
19 50 (23.04%) Solaris
20 48 (22.12%) Configuration Management
21 47 (21.66%) NAS
22 45 (20.74%) Bash Shell
22 45 (20.74%) Cisco
23 44 (20.28%) Veritas
24 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
25 40 (18.43%) Active Directory
25 40 (18.43%) TCP/IP
26 33 (15.21%) HP

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 28 (12.90%) Apache
2 26 (11.98%) OpenStack
3 20 (9.22%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.37%) MS Exchange
5 14 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.53%) IIS
7 11 (5.07%) JBoss
8 10 (4.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (4.61%) Node.js
8 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
9 9 (4.15%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (2.30%) Jetty
11 5 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.38%) SAS
14 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) MS Office
2 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Maple
3 1 (0.46%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.61%) IaaS
3 7 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.23%) Office 365
4 5 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.30%) PaaS
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.92%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.17%) SAN
2 58 (26.73%) DNS
3 56 (25.81%) iSCSI
4 54 (24.88%) Fibre Channel
4 54 (24.88%) LDAP
5 47 (21.66%) NAS
6 40 (18.43%) TCP/IP
7 21 (9.68%) Firewall
8 16 (7.37%) DHCP
9 15 (6.91%) FCoE
10 13 (5.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (5.07%) SSH
11 11 (5.07%) WAN
12 10 (4.61%) FTP
12 10 (4.61%) LAN
12 10 (4.61%) Multicast
13 9 (4.15%) HTTP
14 8 (3.69%) SMTP
15 7 (3.23%) SNMP
15 7 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.37%) MySQL
3 14 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.99%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.76%) HBase
7 5 (2.30%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.92%) Big Data
11 1 (0.46%) DB2
11 1 (0.46%) IDOL
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.30%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.92%) Ant
5 2 (0.92%) GCC
5 2 (0.92%) JIRA
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.46%) git-flow
6 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (33.64%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Banking
3 15 (6.91%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.30%) Legal
6 4 (1.84%) Marketing
7 3 (1.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.38%) Games
7 3 (1.38%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (30.88%) Administrator
2 54 (24.88%) Systems Administrator
3 33 (15.21%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (13.82%) Unix Administrator
5 23 (10.60%) Unix Engineer
5 23 (10.60%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 19 (8.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (5.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 12 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Architect
11 11 (5.07%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.61%) Consultant
12 10 (4.61%) DevOps Administrator
12 10 (4.61%) VMWare Administrator
13 9 (4.15%) Solaris Administrator
13 9 (4.15%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.14%) Web Services
2 14 (6.45%) LAMP
3 11 (5.07%) Middleware
4 6 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (2.76%) Rendezvous
4 6 (2.76%) XML
5 5 (2.30%) Java EE
5 5 (2.30%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.84%) HTML
6 4 (1.84%) JMX
6 4 (1.84%) jQuery
6 4 (1.84%) JRuby
6 4 (1.84%) Swagger
6 4 (1.84%) XSLT
7 3 (1.38%) POSIX
8 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.92%) REST
8 2 (0.92%) SOAP
8 2 (0.92%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.76%) Clustering
3 15 (6.91%) Private Cloud
4 14 (6.45%) HACMP
5 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.61%) Replication
7 7 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.23%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.76%) CMDB
8 6 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.30%) Biology
9 5 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.30%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.30%) Life Science
10 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.38%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 161 (74.19%) Linux
2 99 (45.62%) Windows
3 98 (45.16%) Unix
4 75 (34.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (23.04%) Solaris
6 32 (14.75%) Windows Server
7 23 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (10.14%) AIX
9 20 (9.22%) Ubuntu
10 18 (8.29%) Data ONTAP
11 16 (7.37%) CentOS
12 13 (5.99%) Debian
12 13 (5.99%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (3.69%) Windows 7
15 7 (3.23%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.84%) VyOS
16 4 (1.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.88%) DevOps
2 53 (24.42%) ITIL
3 48 (22.12%) Configuration Management
4 33 (15.21%) Open Source
5 27 (12.44%) Migration
6 22 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (7.83%) High Availability
8 17 (7.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (7.83%) Service Management
9 16 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.37%) ITIL V3
10 15 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (6.91%) Load Balancing
11 13 (5.99%) Change Management
11 13 (5.99%) Project Management
12 12 (5.53%) Capacity Management
12 12 (5.53%) Performance Analysis
13 11 (5.07%) API Development
14 10 (4.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (33.18%) Perl
2 67 (30.88%) Python
3 45 (20.74%) Bash Shell
4 32 (14.75%) SQL
5 27 (12.44%) Shell Script
6 23 (10.60%) PowerShell
7 22 (10.14%) Java
8 12 (5.53%) Korn
9 11 (5.07%) AWK
9 11 (5.07%) sed
10 9 (4.15%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.69%) Ruby
11 8 (3.69%) VBScript
12 7 (3.23%) C
12 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.76%) C-shell
13 6 (2.76%) PHP
14 5 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.84%) C++
16 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.22%) Degree
4 19 (8.76%) RHCE
5 16 (7.37%) RHCA
6 13 (5.99%) CCNA
6 13 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.76%) CCNP
8 6 (2.76%) MCSE
8 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.76%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.92%) MCSA
11 2 (0.92%) VCP5
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.46%) NCDA
12 1 (0.46%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) SLA
2 6 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 62 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (18.43%) Active Directory
3 26 (11.98%) Samba
3 26 (11.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 25 (11.52%) VMware ESX
5 23 (10.60%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (10.14%) vSphere
7 15 (6.91%) Hyper-V
7 15 (6.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 11 (5.07%) iptables
9 10 (4.61%) KVM
10 9 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (3.69%) Oracle Clusterware
11 8 (3.69%) Xen
12 7 (3.23%) Docker
12 7 (3.23%) Firmware
12 7 (3.23%) Postfix
12 7 (3.23%) SRDF
13 6 (2.76%) vCloud
14 5 (2.30%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 77 (35.48%) Puppet
2 24 (11.06%) Nagios
3 22 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 14 (6.45%) SCOM
5 12 (5.53%) HAProxy
6 10 (4.61%) Cacti
7 8 (3.69%) Ansible
7 8 (3.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (3.23%) vRealize
9 6 (2.76%) EMC VPLEX
9 6 (2.76%) OVSD
9 6 (2.76%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (2.30%) Bacula
10 5 (2.30%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.30%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.84%) Casper Suite
11 4 (1.84%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (1.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 106 (48.85%) VMware
2 80 (36.87%) NetApp
3 78 (35.94%) Red Hat
4 57 (26.27%) Oracle
5 45 (20.74%) Cisco
6 44 (20.28%) Veritas
7 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 33 (15.21%) HP
9 32 (14.75%) EMC
10 29 (13.36%) IBM
11 20 (9.22%) Brocade
12 17 (7.83%) Dell
13 12 (5.53%) Citrix
13 12 (5.53%) F5
13 12 (5.53%) Isilon
13 12 (5.53%) Sun
14 9 (4.15%) Sybase
15 8 (3.69%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.69%) Hitachi
15 8 (3.69%) Symantec
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