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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 486 524 508
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Contract jobs citing NFS 128 100 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 1.88% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 38
Median daily rate £470 £363 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% -6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
5824 5307 4933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.82% 10.43% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3627 2998 2670
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 636 630
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 29 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 29 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 +28 75 £475 +46.15% 3
South East +12 32 £450 -3.32% 5
North East - 7 - -
North West +2 4 £350 +20.68% 1
East of England +8 3 £345 -10.96%
Yorkshire +2 3 £525 +40.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +8 1 - - 1
South West -5 1 £410 +19.27%
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 168 (82.35%) Linux
2 113 (55.39%) VMware
3 103 (50.49%) Windows
4 89 (43.63%) SAN
5 82 (40.20%) NetApp
6 78 (38.24%) Unix
7 70 (34.31%) Puppet
8 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (32.84%) Red Hat
10 64 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (29.90%) DNS
12 59 (28.92%) iSCSI
13 58 (28.43%) Finance
14 56 (27.45%) Perl
15 55 (26.96%) Cisco
15 55 (26.96%) LDAP
15 55 (26.96%) Fibre Channel
15 55 (26.96%) DevOps
16 52 (25.49%) Python
17 50 (24.51%) NAS
18 46 (22.55%) Solaris
19 44 (21.57%) Oracle
20 42 (20.59%) Active Directory
21 41 (20.10%) Configuration Management
21 41 (20.10%) Microsoft
22 39 (19.12%) ITIL
23 37 (18.14%) HP
24 35 (17.16%) Apache
25 33 (16.18%) IBM
25 33 (16.18%) EMC

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 35 (17.16%) Apache
2 28 (13.73%) OpenStack
3 27 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.88%) IIS
4 12 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.39%) JBoss
5 11 (5.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (4.90%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (4.41%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.41%) Node.js
7 9 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.45%) Jetty
10 4 (1.96%) Confluence
11 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.98%) FileNet
12 2 (0.98%) Zimbra
Applications
1 16 (7.84%) MS Office
2 15 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Maple
3 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) RMDS
1 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.41%) IaaS
3 7 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.43%) PaaS
4 6 (2.94%) Office 365
5 5 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.47%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 89 (43.63%) SAN
2 61 (29.90%) DNS
3 59 (28.92%) iSCSI
4 55 (26.96%) Fibre Channel
4 55 (26.96%) LDAP
5 50 (24.51%) NAS
6 29 (14.22%) TCP/IP
7 26 (12.75%) Firewall
8 19 (9.31%) FCoE
9 17 (8.33%) LAN
9 17 (8.33%) WAN
10 14 (6.86%) DHCP
10 14 (6.86%) Multicast
11 13 (6.37%) HTTP
12 10 (4.90%) SSH
13 9 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (3.43%) Network Security
14 7 (3.43%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (3.43%) SMTP
15 6 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) MySQL
3 14 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.39%) HBase
5 10 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.45%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) DB2
8 2 (0.98%) IDOL
8 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Redis
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (4.41%) JIRA
5 5 (2.45%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.45%) git-flow
6 4 (1.96%) Ant
6 4 (1.96%) Subversion
7 2 (0.98%) GCC
7 2 (0.98%) Maven
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.49%) Gitweb
8 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (28.43%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Financial Institution
3 13 (6.37%) Banking
4 11 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.96%) Legal
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.47%) Games
6 3 (1.47%) Law
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (29.41%) Administrator
2 46 (22.55%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (11.27%) Unix Administrator
5 22 (10.78%) Unix Engineer
6 20 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 15 (7.35%) Architect
9 15 (7.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 14 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (6.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (6.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (6.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 12 (5.88%) Support Engineer
12 12 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 11 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (5.39%) Storage Administrator
14 10 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.78%) Web Services
2 15 (7.35%) LAMP
3 13 (6.37%) Middleware
4 10 (4.90%) Rendezvous
4 10 (4.90%) XML
5 9 (4.41%) HTML
5 9 (4.41%) XSLT
6 7 (3.43%) JRuby
6 7 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (2.45%) Java EE
9 4 (1.96%) Dropwizard
9 4 (1.96%) JMX
9 4 (1.96%) jQuery
9 4 (1.96%) Swagger
10 3 (1.47%) REST
11 2 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.98%) libvirt
11 2 (0.98%) SOAP
12 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.33%) Clustering
3 16 (7.84%) Private Cloud
4 14 (6.86%) HACMP
5 12 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.88%) Replication
6 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.41%) EMC VNX
8 7 (3.43%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (3.43%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (2.45%) CMDB
11 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.47%) Biology
12 3 (1.47%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.47%) Life Science
12 3 (1.47%) Online Games
12 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 168 (82.35%) Linux
2 103 (50.49%) Windows
3 78 (38.24%) Unix
4 64 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (22.55%) Solaris
6 22 (10.78%) CentOS
6 22 (10.78%) Windows Server
7 20 (9.80%) AIX
8 19 (9.31%) Ubuntu
9 18 (8.82%) Data ONTAP
10 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (4.90%) Debian
13 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
13 8 (3.92%) Windows XP
14 7 (3.43%) VyOS
15 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.96%) DevOps
2 41 (20.10%) Configuration Management
3 39 (19.12%) ITIL
4 32 (15.69%) Open Source
5 27 (13.24%) Migration
6 26 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (9.31%) High Availability
10 18 (8.82%) Service Management
11 14 (6.86%) Capacity Management
12 13 (6.37%) Benchmarking
12 13 (6.37%) ITSM
13 12 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (5.39%) ITIL V3
14 11 (5.39%) Project Management
15 10 (4.90%) Dependency Management
15 10 (4.90%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
16 9 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.45%) Perl
2 52 (25.49%) Python
3 32 (15.69%) Bash Shell
3 32 (15.69%) SQL
4 24 (11.76%) Java
5 21 (10.29%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 15 (7.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.90%) Korn
9 9 (4.41%) Ruby
10 7 (3.43%) PHP
10 7 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.94%) C
12 4 (1.96%) C++
13 2 (0.98%) AWK
13 2 (0.98%) C-shell
13 2 (0.98%) sed
13 2 (0.98%) VBScript
14 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.49%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 24 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.31%) RHCE
4 16 (7.84%) RHCA
5 13 (6.37%) CCNA
5 13 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.37%) Degree
6 7 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.94%) CCNP
7 6 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.94%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.47%) MCSA
8 3 (1.47%) MCSE
8 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.98%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 7 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 24 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 23 (11.27%) VMware ESX
4 23 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (10.78%) vSphere
6 21 (10.29%) Hyper-V
7 16 (7.84%) KVM
7 16 (7.84%) Xen
8 15 (7.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (6.86%) SRDF
10 12 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (5.88%) Samba
11 10 (4.90%) iptables
12 9 (4.41%) Docker
13 8 (3.92%) Oracle Clusterware
14 7 (3.43%) Squid
15 5 (2.45%) Firmware
15 5 (2.45%) GPFS
15 5 (2.45%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 70 (34.31%) Puppet
2 23 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (10.78%) Nagios
4 17 (8.33%) SCOM
5 15 (7.35%) NetBackup
6 12 (5.88%) HAProxy
7 9 (4.41%) Ansible
7 9 (4.41%) Cacti
7 9 (4.41%) OVSD
7 9 (4.41%) vRealize
8 8 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.43%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (2.94%) logstash
11 5 (2.45%) Bacula
11 5 (2.45%) CFEngine
11 5 (2.45%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.96%) Casper Suite
12 4 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (55.39%) VMware
2 82 (40.20%) NetApp
3 67 (32.84%) Red Hat
4 55 (26.96%) Cisco
5 44 (21.57%) Oracle
6 41 (20.10%) Microsoft
7 37 (18.14%) HP
8 33 (16.18%) EMC
8 33 (16.18%) IBM
8 33 (16.18%) Veritas
9 23 (11.27%) Brocade
10 15 (7.35%) Isilon
11 14 (6.86%) Intel
12 11 (5.39%) 3PAR
12 11 (5.39%) Citrix
12 11 (5.39%) Sybase
12 11 (5.39%) Symantec
13 10 (4.90%) DataSynapse
13 10 (4.90%) F5
13 10 (4.90%) TIBCO
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £49.46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago