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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 498 483 463
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing NFS 97 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 1.80% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -14.28%
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
5210 4824 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.11% 9.77% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2684 2366
Average daily rate £351 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 586 607
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 45 £375 -15.49% 4
South East -8 16 £550 +25.71% 4
Yorkshire - 13 £375 - 2
North West - 11 £290 -
East Midlands +4 6 £407 +41.56%
East of England 0 2 £413 +44.73% 3
Midlands - 2 £475 -
South West -25 1 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 102 (56.35%) SAN
2 101 (55.80%) Linux
2 101 (55.80%) VMware
3 96 (53.04%) Windows
4 85 (46.96%) NetApp
5 73 (40.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 70 (38.67%) NAS
7 66 (36.46%) UNIX
8 57 (31.49%) DNS
9 55 (30.39%) Cisco
9 55 (30.39%) Finance
10 54 (29.83%) Red Hat
11 51 (28.18%) IBM
12 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
12 48 (26.52%) Solaris
13 47 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (25.41%) Oracle
15 45 (24.86%) HP
16 43 (23.76%) EMC
16 43 (23.76%) Perl
16 43 (23.76%) Fibre Channel
17 39 (21.55%) iSCSI
17 39 (21.55%) SQL
18 36 (19.89%) Migration
19 34 (18.78%) Data ONTAP
20 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (17.13%) Hyper-V
21 31 (17.13%) PowerShell
21 31 (17.13%) Data Centre
21 31 (17.13%) LDAP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.36%) Apache
2 23 (12.71%) Tomcat
3 21 (11.60%) IIS
4 12 (6.63%) JBoss
5 10 (5.52%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (4.42%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.76%) Confluence
10 3 (1.66%) TPMS
11 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.55%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) RMDS
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.31%) IaaS
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 102 (56.35%) SAN
2 70 (38.67%) NAS
3 57 (31.49%) DNS
4 43 (23.76%) Fibre Channel
5 39 (21.55%) iSCSI
6 31 (17.13%) LDAP
7 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
8 19 (10.50%) LAN
9 18 (9.94%) WAN
10 16 (8.84%) HTTP
10 16 (8.84%) FCoE
11 15 (8.29%) DHCP
11 15 (8.29%) Firewall
12 12 (6.63%) VLAN
13 11 (6.08%) Multicast
14 10 (5.52%) BIG-IP
15 9 (4.97%) SSL
16 7 (3.87%) SMTP
17 5 (2.76%) Internet
18 4 (2.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.84%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.29%) MySQL
4 9 (4.97%) Big Data
5 8 (4.42%) HBase
6 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
9 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) HCatalog
9 1 (0.55%) Impala
9 1 (0.55%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (5.52%) JIRA
2 7 (3.87%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.76%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.55%) JConsole
6 1 (0.55%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.55%) YourKit
6 1 (0.55%) RStudio
6 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.55%) ProC
6 1 (0.55%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.55%) JMeter
General
1 55 (30.39%) Finance
2 25 (13.81%) Telecoms
3 22 (12.15%) Banking
4 17 (9.39%) Legal
5 10 (5.52%) Law
6 8 (4.42%) Marketing
7 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.31%) Advertising
9 3 (1.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (25.41%) Administrator
2 31 (17.13%) Architect
3 30 (16.57%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (9.39%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (7.18%) Contracts Manager
7 12 (6.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.08%) UNIX Administrator
8 11 (6.08%) Consultant
8 11 (6.08%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Storage Administrator
11 7 (3.87%) SAN Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Storage Architect
11 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.87%) SAN Storage Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.87%) NAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) XML
2 11 (6.08%) Middleware
3 9 (4.97%) Rendezvous
3 9 (4.97%) HTML
4 8 (4.42%) XSLT
5 7 (3.87%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (2.76%) Web Services
7 4 (2.21%) SOAP
8 3 (1.66%) REST
8 3 (1.66%) JSON
9 2 (1.10%) .NET
10 1 (0.55%) J2EE
10 1 (0.55%) JDBC
10 1 (0.55%) JMS
10 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.55%) Kafka
10 1 (0.55%) Akka
10 1 (0.55%) RHadoop
10 1 (0.55%) MLlib
10 1 (0.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.26%) Clustering
3 17 (9.39%) EMC VMAX
4 16 (8.84%) EMC VNX
5 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.08%) Replication
7 10 (5.52%) HACMP
8 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.97%) Symmetrix
9 7 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (3.87%) FlexPod
9 7 (3.87%) CLARiiON
10 6 (3.31%) Kindle
11 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.66%) IPTV
13 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.10%) Wiki
13 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (55.80%) Linux
2 96 (53.04%) Windows
3 66 (36.46%) UNIX
4 48 (26.52%) Solaris
5 47 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (18.78%) Data ONTAP
7 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (9.39%) Ubuntu
10 16 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (8.84%) AIX
11 14 (7.73%) CentOS
12 11 (6.08%) HPUX
13 6 (3.31%) SUSE
14 3 (1.66%) Debian
14 3 (1.66%) Android
15 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) Migration
2 29 (16.02%) ITIL
3 24 (13.26%) Service Management
4 20 (11.05%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (10.50%) Capacity Management
6 11 (6.08%) Change Control
6 11 (6.08%) Project Management
6 11 (6.08%) ITSM
6 11 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.97%) Change Management
7 9 (4.97%) Benchmarking
8 8 (4.42%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (4.42%) Performance Testing
9 7 (3.87%) Workflow
9 7 (3.87%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.31%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.31%) Data Protection
10 6 (3.31%) Open Source
11 5 (2.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) Perl
2 39 (21.55%) SQL
3 31 (17.13%) PowerShell
4 25 (13.81%) Python
5 21 (11.60%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.29%) C
7 14 (7.73%) Java
8 11 (6.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.42%) Korn
11 5 (2.76%) VBScript
11 5 (2.76%) VB
12 3 (1.66%) Ruby
13 1 (0.55%) Scala
13 1 (0.55%) Jython
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) C#
13 1 (0.55%) R
13 1 (0.55%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.08%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.52%) NCDA
6 9 (4.97%) Degree
7 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.42%) MCSE
7 8 (4.42%) CCNP
7 8 (4.42%) CCNA
8 7 (3.87%) NCIE
9 6 (3.31%) IBM Certification
9 6 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.21%) MCP
10 4 (2.21%) VCAP
11 3 (1.66%) MCSA
11 3 (1.66%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.66%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (40.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (17.13%) Hyper-V
3 23 (12.71%) vSphere
4 22 (12.15%) Active Directory
5 17 (9.39%) SRDF
6 16 (8.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (8.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 13 (7.18%) VMware ESX
7 13 (7.18%) Xen
8 10 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.52%) KVM
9 8 (4.42%) Samba
10 7 (3.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.66%) Firmware
12 3 (1.66%) XenApp
12 3 (1.66%) iptables
13 1 (0.55%) Docker
13 1 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (11.60%) NetBackup
2 15 (8.29%) EMC VPLEX
3 14 (7.73%) Oracle ZFS
3 14 (7.73%) Puppet
4 13 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.63%) SnapVault
6 11 (6.08%) Tivoli
6 11 (6.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (4.97%) SnapMirror
7 9 (4.97%) OVSD
8 5 (2.76%) Control-M
8 5 (2.76%) OpenView
9 3 (1.66%) EMC Navisphere
9 3 (1.66%) WSUS
10 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.10%) Nagios
10 2 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 101 (55.80%) VMware
2 85 (46.96%) NetApp
3 55 (30.39%) Cisco
4 54 (29.83%) Red Hat
5 51 (28.18%) IBM
6 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
7 46 (25.41%) Oracle
8 45 (24.86%) HP
9 43 (23.76%) EMC
10 28 (15.47%) Brocade
11 27 (14.92%) Veritas
12 23 (12.71%) Sun
13 21 (11.60%) Symantec
14 17 (9.39%) Amdocs
15 16 (8.84%) F5
16 13 (7.18%) Dell
17 12 (6.63%) Sybase
18 10 (5.52%) Intel
19 9 (4.97%) DataSynapse
19 9 (4.97%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago