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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 484 477 463
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing NFS 95 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 1.66% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 43
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - -
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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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NFS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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 +9 50 £325 -21.21% 9
South East -15 25 £438 +47.14% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 2
East of England +7 4 £388 +35.96% 5
North West - 3 £290 -
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
South West +4 2 £344 -17.66%
Midlands - 1 - -
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NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (61.69%) Linux
2 91 (59.09%) VMware
3 89 (57.79%) Windows
4 88 (57.14%) SAN
5 68 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (42.21%) NetApp
7 59 (38.31%) DNS
8 53 (34.42%) UNIX
8 53 (34.42%) NAS
9 52 (33.77%) Finance
10 50 (32.47%) Red Hat
11 46 (29.87%) iSCSI
12 45 (29.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (28.57%) Perl
14 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
15 41 (26.62%) Cisco
16 40 (25.97%) Solaris
17 35 (22.73%) HP
17 35 (22.73%) EMC
18 33 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
19 31 (20.13%) Oracle
19 31 (20.13%) Python
19 31 (20.13%) LDAP
20 30 (19.48%) IBM
20 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
21 28 (18.18%) PowerShell
22 27 (17.53%) SQL
22 27 (17.53%) Clustering
23 26 (16.88%) Puppet
24 25 (16.23%) Performance Tuning

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (16.23%) Apache
2 21 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
4 14 (9.09%) IIS
5 8 (5.19%) JBoss
6 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.25%) Confluence
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.95%) TPMS
10 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.30%) Lync
12 1 (0.65%) Jetty
12 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) RMDS
2 2 (1.30%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.25%) PaaS
2 5 (3.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (57.14%) SAN
2 59 (38.31%) DNS
3 53 (34.42%) NAS
4 46 (29.87%) iSCSI
5 33 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
6 31 (20.13%) LDAP
7 23 (14.94%) TCP/IP
8 18 (11.69%) LAN
8 18 (11.69%) WAN
9 15 (9.74%) DHCP
9 15 (9.74%) BIG-IP
10 14 (9.09%) FCoE
11 12 (7.79%) HTTP
12 10 (6.49%) Multicast
13 7 (4.55%) VoIP
14 6 (3.90%) VLAN
14 6 (3.90%) SSL
15 5 (3.25%) Firewall
16 4 (2.60%) SSH
16 4 (2.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) MySQL
3 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.25%) HBase
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) JIRA
3 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.25%) Gerrit
4 5 (3.25%) Subversion
5 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
General
1 52 (33.77%) Finance
2 22 (14.29%) Banking
3 20 (12.99%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.49%) Legal
5 8 (5.19%) Law
6 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.25%) Marketing
6 5 (3.25%) Advertising
6 5 (3.25%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (27.27%) Administrator
2 26 (16.88%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (9.74%) Architect
4 11 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (5.84%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) Storage Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Consultant
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) SAN Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.90%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) XML
2 10 (6.49%) SOAP
3 8 (5.19%) Rendezvous
3 8 (5.19%) Middleware
4 7 (4.55%) HTML
5 6 (3.90%) XSLT
6 5 (3.25%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.60%) REST
8 3 (1.95%) Web Services
8 3 (1.95%) JSON
9 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.65%) .NET
9 1 (0.65%) J2EE
9 1 (0.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Clustering
2 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.14%) Symmetrix
4 10 (6.49%) HACMP
4 10 (6.49%) Open Source
5 8 (5.19%) Replication
5 8 (5.19%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.25%) Online Games
7 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.60%) Kindle
9 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.95%) IPTV
10 2 (1.30%) Statistics
10 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.30%) Wiki
10 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.30%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.65%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 95 (61.69%) Linux
2 89 (57.79%) Windows
3 53 (34.42%) UNIX
4 45 (29.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (25.97%) Solaris
6 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (9.09%) CentOS
10 13 (8.44%) Ubuntu
11 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
12 8 (5.19%) AIX
13 6 (3.90%) SUSE
14 4 (2.60%) HPUX
15 3 (1.95%) Android
15 3 (1.95%) Debian
16 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.65%) zOS
16 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.23%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (14.29%) ITIL
3 19 (12.34%) Migration
4 15 (9.74%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.74%) Service Management
5 12 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.49%) DevOps
7 10 (6.49%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.84%) Change Control
8 9 (5.84%) Project Management
8 9 (5.84%) Workflow
9 8 (5.19%) Benchmarking
10 7 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.90%) ITSM
11 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (3.25%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) Perl
2 31 (20.13%) Python
3 28 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 27 (17.53%) SQL
5 19 (12.34%) Bash Shell
6 18 (11.69%) Java
7 12 (7.79%) C
8 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.84%) Ruby
9 8 (5.19%) Korn
10 5 (3.25%) VBScript
10 5 (3.25%) VB
11 2 (1.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.84%) NCDA
3 8 (5.19%) NCIE
4 7 (4.55%) Degree
5 6 (3.90%) MCSE
5 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.60%) CCNP
7 4 (2.60%) CCNA
8 3 (1.95%) VCAP
8 3 (1.95%) MCP
8 3 (1.95%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.95%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.30%) RHCE
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 68 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.34%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.69%) VMware ESX
5 15 (9.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (9.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 14 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (8.44%) Xen
7 13 (8.44%) vSphere
8 11 (7.14%) Samba
9 10 (6.49%) KVM
9 10 (6.49%) SRDF
10 5 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (3.25%) XenApp
11 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.60%) iptables
12 2 (1.30%) Firmware
13 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.65%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (16.88%) Puppet
2 23 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 10 (6.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (5.84%) Nagios
5 9 (5.84%) Tivoli
6 7 (4.55%) Icinga
7 6 (3.90%) OVSD
8 4 (2.60%) OpenView
8 4 (2.60%) Control-M
8 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (2.60%) WSUS
8 4 (2.60%) Opsview
9 3 (1.95%) collectd
9 3 (1.95%) Graphite
9 3 (1.95%) vMotion
9 3 (1.95%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.95%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.95%) EMC Navisphere
9 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 91 (59.09%) VMware
2 65 (42.21%) NetApp
3 50 (32.47%) Red Hat
4 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 41 (26.62%) Cisco
6 35 (22.73%) HP
6 35 (22.73%) EMC
7 31 (20.13%) Oracle
8 30 (19.48%) IBM
9 19 (12.34%) F5
10 16 (10.39%) Veritas
11 15 (9.74%) Sun
11 15 (9.74%) Symantec
11 15 (9.74%) Brocade
12 12 (7.79%) 3PAR
12 12 (7.79%) Citrix
13 10 (6.49%) Amdocs
13 10 (6.49%) Sybase
14 9 (5.84%) Intel
15 8 (5.19%) Dell
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