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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 545 551 512
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -39
Contract jobs citing NFS 83 83 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.50% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 60
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £407 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +25.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £49.46 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.75
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
5981 5551 5300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.92% 10.65% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 3179 2951
Median daily rate £413 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 551 634
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 48 £550 +46.66% 7
South East +17 18 £450 -18.18% 5
Yorkshire -2 11 £500 +25.00%
South West +5 3 £375 - 2
East of England +23 2 £320 -1.53%
North West +4 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 177 (83.89%) Linux
2 141 (66.82%) VMware
3 111 (52.61%) Windows
4 101 (47.87%) NetApp
5 99 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 98 (46.45%) SAN
7 76 (36.02%) iSCSI
8 71 (33.65%) Oracle
9 67 (31.75%) Red Hat
10 66 (31.28%) Unix
10 66 (31.28%) DNS
11 63 (29.86%) Fibre Channel
12 61 (28.91%) Puppet
12 61 (28.91%) Solaris
13 60 (28.44%) NAS
14 56 (26.54%) Cisco
15 55 (26.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 53 (25.12%) Apache
17 48 (22.75%) LDAP
18 46 (21.80%) Perl
18 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
19 44 (20.85%) HP
20 43 (20.38%) EMC
21 41 (19.43%) Finance
22 39 (18.48%) SQL
22 39 (18.48%) Performance Tuning
23 38 (18.01%) DevOps
23 38 (18.01%) SQL Server
23 38 (18.01%) ITIL
23 38 (18.01%) IBM

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 53 (25.12%) Apache
2 37 (17.54%) Tomcat
3 27 (12.80%) OpenStack
4 19 (9.00%) IIS
5 17 (8.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (7.11%) WebSphere
7 14 (6.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 12 (5.69%) WebLogic
9 11 (5.21%) JBoss
10 10 (4.74%) Confluence
10 10 (4.74%) MS Exchange
11 7 (3.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (2.37%) GlassFish
12 5 (2.37%) nginx
13 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (1.42%) Zimbra
Applications
1 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
1 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.37%) PaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.95%) Office 365
6 2 (0.95%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (46.45%) SAN
2 76 (36.02%) iSCSI
3 66 (31.28%) DNS
4 63 (29.86%) Fibre Channel
5 60 (28.44%) NAS
6 48 (22.75%) LDAP
7 32 (15.17%) FCoE
8 30 (14.22%) Firewall
9 29 (13.74%) LAN
9 29 (13.74%) WAN
10 28 (13.27%) TCP/IP
11 25 (11.85%) Multicast
12 22 (10.43%) HTTP
13 18 (8.53%) DHCP
14 14 (6.64%) SSH
15 10 (4.74%) VPN
16 9 (4.27%) Internet
16 9 (4.27%) VLAN
17 8 (3.79%) BGP
18 7 (3.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.74%) MySQL
3 18 (8.53%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.58%) HBase
5 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.37%) Redis
8 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.42%) DB2
10 2 (0.95%) Big Data
10 2 (0.95%) IDOL
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.47%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 37 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.58%) JIRA
4 13 (6.16%) Subversion
5 6 (2.84%) Ant
5 6 (2.84%) git-flow
6 5 (2.37%) Gitweb
7 4 (1.90%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.90%) Maven
8 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.95%) GCC
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (19.43%) Finance
2 23 (10.90%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.37%) Advertising
5 4 (1.90%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Billing
6 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Law
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (22.75%) Administrator
2 30 (14.22%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (13.74%) Architect
3 29 (13.74%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (11.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.64%) Unix Administrator
8 13 (6.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.16%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Consultant
10 11 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) Storage Administrator
10 11 (5.21%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) Lead Architect
11 10 (4.74%) Storage Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.43%) LAMP
1 22 (10.43%) Middleware
2 14 (6.64%) Rendezvous
3 13 (6.16%) HTML
3 13 (6.16%) Web Services
3 13 (6.16%) XML
3 13 (6.16%) XSLT
4 12 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (3.32%) Node.js
6 6 (2.84%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (2.84%) libvirt
7 4 (1.90%) JRuby
8 3 (1.42%) ELK Stack
8 3 (1.42%) REST
9 2 (0.95%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.95%) SOAP
10 1 (0.47%) CGI
10 1 (0.47%) Memcached
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.11%) Replication
3 14 (6.64%) Private Cloud
4 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (4.27%) Clustering
7 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.79%) EMC VNX
7 8 (3.79%) HACMP
7 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.79%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.42%) Fintech
9 3 (1.42%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.42%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 177 (83.89%) Linux
2 111 (52.61%) Windows
3 66 (31.28%) Unix
4 61 (28.91%) Solaris
5 55 (26.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (11.37%) Windows Server
7 22 (10.43%) CentOS
8 21 (9.95%) Ubuntu
9 20 (9.48%) Data ONTAP
10 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (7.11%) AIX
12 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (3.79%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.84%) Debian
15 6 (2.84%) SUSE
16 5 (2.37%) HPUX
16 5 (2.37%) VMS
17 4 (1.90%) VyOS
18 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.48%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (18.01%) DevOps
2 38 (18.01%) ITIL
3 34 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.64%) Configuration Management
5 26 (12.32%) Migration
6 23 (10.90%) Benchmarking
7 22 (10.43%) High Availability
8 20 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (9.48%) Open Source
9 18 (8.53%) Service Management
10 17 (8.06%) Capacity Management
10 17 (8.06%) Virtual Environments
11 14 (6.64%) Change Management
12 12 (5.69%) Load Balancing
13 11 (5.21%) Data Management
14 9 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.27%) ITSM
14 9 (4.27%) Patch Management
14 9 (4.27%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.80%) Perl
2 39 (18.48%) SQL
3 35 (16.59%) Python
4 30 (14.22%) Bash Shell
5 20 (9.48%) Java
6 17 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.06%) Ruby
7 16 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.64%) Korn
9 14 (6.64%) PHP
10 8 (3.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.84%) C
12 4 (1.90%) C++
12 4 (1.90%) C-shell
13 2 (0.95%) VBScript
14 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.48%) RHCE
2 20 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.53%) RHCA
4 11 (5.21%) Degree
5 10 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.27%) CCNA
6 9 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.79%) CCNP
7 8 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.32%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCSE
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.42%) VCP5
10 2 (0.95%) MCSA
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.47%) NCDA
11 1 (0.47%) VCAP
11 1 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
3 33 (15.64%) KVM
4 32 (15.17%) Hyper-V
5 30 (14.22%) vSphere
6 29 (13.74%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (13.27%) Xen
8 26 (12.32%) SRDF
9 24 (11.37%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (8.53%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (7.58%) VMware ESX
12 13 (6.16%) Squid
13 12 (5.69%) Samba
14 11 (5.21%) iptables
15 8 (3.79%) Docker
16 7 (3.32%) XenServer
17 6 (2.84%) Oracle Clusterware
17 6 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (2.37%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 61 (28.91%) Puppet
2 25 (11.85%) Nagios
3 24 (11.37%) NetBackup
3 24 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (10.90%) SCOM
5 14 (6.64%) Ansible
6 12 (5.69%) HAProxy
6 12 (5.69%) vRealize
7 9 (4.27%) OVSD
8 8 (3.79%) SCCM
8 8 (3.79%) ZABBIX
9 7 (3.32%) logstash
9 7 (3.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (2.84%) CFEngine
10 6 (2.84%) Grafana
10 6 (2.84%) Graphite
10 6 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (2.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (2.37%) Cacti
11 5 (2.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 141 (66.82%) VMware
2 101 (47.87%) NetApp
3 71 (33.65%) Oracle
4 67 (31.75%) Red Hat
5 56 (26.54%) Cisco
6 44 (20.85%) HP
7 43 (20.38%) EMC
8 38 (18.01%) IBM
9 35 (16.59%) Microsoft
10 26 (12.32%) Intel
11 24 (11.37%) Veritas
12 22 (10.43%) Brocade
13 14 (6.64%) DataSynapse
13 14 (6.64%) Sun
13 14 (6.64%) Sybase
13 14 (6.64%) Symantec
13 14 (6.64%) TIBCO
14 11 (5.21%) 3PAR
15 10 (4.74%) Isilon
16 9 (4.27%) Citrix
London
onezeero.
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday