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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
UK / England
Rank 531 527 530
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing NFS 44 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.53% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 34
Median daily rate £408 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £418 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +28.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -66.66%

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
4723 4967 4938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.42% 10.40% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3018 3014 2740
Median daily rate £401 £380 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 459 568
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £31.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +1 24 £500 +8.10% 11
South East +16 11 £400 -11.20% 2
Yorkshire +15 3 £350 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +2 2 £444 +21.57% 1
North East -6 2 £250 -
East Midlands +6 1 £175 -5.40% 2
East of England -5 1 - - 1
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 116 (88.55%) Linux
2 75 (57.25%) VMware
3 69 (52.67%) SAN
4 66 (50.38%) Unix
5 64 (48.85%) DNS
6 62 (47.33%) Windows
7 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
8 56 (42.75%) Solaris
8 56 (42.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (41.22%) Oracle
10 52 (39.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (38.17%) NAS
12 49 (37.40%) Perl
12 49 (37.40%) LDAP
13 45 (34.35%) NetApp
14 40 (30.53%) HP
15 39 (29.77%) SQL
16 37 (28.24%) Sun
16 37 (28.24%) EMC
16 37 (28.24%) iSCSI
17 35 (26.72%) Veritas
17 35 (26.72%) Finance
17 35 (26.72%) Bash Shell
18 32 (24.43%) IBM
19 31 (23.66%) Puppet
20 30 (22.90%) Python
21 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
21 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
22 27 (20.61%) Apache
23 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management

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 27 (20.61%) Apache
2 18 (13.74%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.98%) IIS
4 11 (8.40%) OpenStack
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (7.63%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.87%) DataSynapse
6 9 (6.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (6.11%) JBoss
7 8 (6.11%) WebLogic
8 7 (5.34%) nginx
9 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.53%) Confluence
10 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) RMDS
1 3 (2.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.16%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) IaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 69 (52.67%) SAN
2 64 (48.85%) DNS
3 50 (38.17%) NAS
4 49 (37.40%) LDAP
5 37 (28.24%) iSCSI
6 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
7 24 (18.32%) SSH
8 21 (16.03%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (14.50%) DHCP
10 17 (12.98%) Firewall
10 17 (12.98%) FTP
11 16 (12.21%) FCoE
11 16 (12.21%) HTTP
12 11 (8.40%) LAN
12 11 (8.40%) WAN
13 10 (7.63%) Multicast
14 9 (6.87%) SSL
15 8 (6.11%) Internet
15 8 (6.11%) Kerberos
15 8 (6.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) MySQL
2 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.87%) HBase
5 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.05%) Big Data
6 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.82%) JIRA
4 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.76%) Gitweb
5 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 35 (26.72%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Administrator
2 29 (22.14%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (21.37%) Unix Administrator
4 24 (18.32%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (12.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 15 (11.45%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Architect
8 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (8.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) VMWare Administrator
10 8 (6.11%) SAN Administrator
10 8 (6.11%) Storage Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) SAN Storage Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) LAMP
2 10 (7.63%) HTML
2 10 (7.63%) Middleware
2 10 (7.63%) XML
3 9 (6.87%) Rendezvous
3 9 (6.87%) XSLT
4 7 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (4.58%) libvirt
6 3 (2.29%) .NET
6 3 (2.29%) CGI
6 3 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.29%) Embperl
6 3 (2.29%) FastCGI
6 3 (2.29%) Memcached
6 3 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.29%) Web Services
7 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.53%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.21%) Replication
3 13 (9.92%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.63%) Symmetrix
5 8 (6.11%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (6.11%) Private Cloud
6 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.82%) Clustering
8 5 (3.82%) EMC VNX
9 4 (3.05%) Online Banking
10 3 (2.29%) CLARiiON
10 3 (2.29%) CMDB
10 3 (2.29%) Derivative
10 3 (2.29%) HP Storage
10 3 (2.29%) Life Science
10 3 (2.29%) PKI
11 2 (1.53%) Fintech
11 2 (1.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 116 (88.55%) Linux
2 66 (50.38%) Unix
3 62 (47.33%) Windows
4 56 (42.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (42.75%) Solaris
5 15 (11.45%) Windows Server
6 14 (10.69%) SUSE
7 12 (9.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 10 (7.63%) AIX
9 8 (6.11%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.34%) VMS
10 7 (5.34%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.58%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.82%) HPUX
12 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.29%) Debian
13 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management
2 20 (15.27%) Change Management
2 20 (15.27%) DevOps
3 19 (14.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.98%) High Availability
6 16 (12.21%) Load Balancing
7 15 (11.45%) Migration
7 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (9.16%) Kernel Tuning
8 12 (9.16%) Open Source
9 11 (8.40%) Benchmarking
10 8 (6.11%) Low Latency
10 8 (6.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Capacity Management
11 7 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.58%) SDLC
12 6 (4.58%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (4.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.40%) Perl
2 39 (29.77%) SQL
3 35 (26.72%) Bash Shell
4 30 (22.90%) Python
5 18 (13.74%) Java
6 15 (11.45%) Korn
7 14 (10.69%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.63%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.34%) Ruby
11 5 (3.82%) C-shell
11 5 (3.82%) PHP
12 4 (3.05%) Bourne shell
12 4 (3.05%) C
12 4 (3.05%) C++
12 4 (3.05%) Go
12 4 (3.05%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.76%) Julia
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) RHCE
4 6 (4.58%) CCNA
4 6 (4.58%) CCNP
4 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.58%) RHCA
4 6 (4.58%) RHCSA
4 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.53%) MCSE
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.53%) RHCT
6 2 (1.53%) VCP5
6 2 (1.53%) VCP6
6 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) GCP
2 1 (0.76%) ISO27005
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (39.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (16.79%) Samba
4 21 (16.03%) KVM
5 20 (15.27%) SRDF
6 19 (14.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 19 (14.50%) vSphere
7 18 (13.74%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (12.98%) Veritas File System
8 17 (12.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (9.16%) Hyper-V
10 11 (8.40%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (7.63%) Xen
12 8 (6.11%) iptables
13 6 (4.58%) VMware Server
13 6 (4.58%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (4.58%) XenServer
14 5 (3.82%) Squid
14 5 (3.82%) vCloud
14 5 (3.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (23.66%) Puppet
2 17 (12.98%) Nagios
2 17 (12.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 14 (10.69%) Ansible
3 14 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (6.87%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.11%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (6.11%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.05%) OpenView
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.05%) SCCM
7 4 (3.05%) SCOM
7 4 (3.05%) Terraform
8 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.29%) RANCID
8 3 (2.29%) systemd
8 3 (2.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (57.25%) VMware
2 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
3 54 (41.22%) Oracle
4 45 (34.35%) NetApp
5 40 (30.53%) HP
6 37 (28.24%) EMC
6 37 (28.24%) Sun
7 35 (26.72%) Veritas
8 32 (24.43%) IBM
9 24 (18.32%) Cisco
10 17 (12.98%) Brocade
11 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
12 12 (9.16%) Sybase
13 11 (8.40%) Intel
14 9 (6.87%) TIBCO
15 8 (6.11%) 3PAR
15 8 (6.11%) Veeam
16 7 (5.34%) Dell
16 7 (5.34%) SaltStack
17 6 (4.58%) Symantec
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