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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 501 526 460
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -66
Contract jobs citing NFS 95 67 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 1.41% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 80
Average daily rate £413 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £391 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 50 £450 -5.26% 6
South West +14 11 £335 +97.05% 1
South East +15 10 £450 +6.50% 3
West Midlands - 9 £365 -
Yorkshire -15 8 - - 2
East of England +3 3 - - 2
East Midlands -12 3 £185 -56.47% 1
North East -18 1 - -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (69.31%) Linux
2 98 (51.85%) Unix
3 77 (40.74%) Perl
3 77 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 76 (40.21%) VMware
5 71 (37.57%) SAN
6 69 (36.51%) Windows
7 68 (35.98%) Finance
8 66 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (30.16%) Python
9 57 (30.16%) Puppet
10 56 (29.63%) DNS
11 55 (29.10%) Veritas
12 52 (27.51%) NetApp
13 50 (26.46%) ITIL
14 49 (25.93%) Solaris
15 48 (25.40%) Bash Shell
16 47 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (22.22%) Oracle
17 42 (22.22%) EMC
17 42 (22.22%) Configuration Management
18 41 (21.69%) iSCSI
19 39 (20.63%) Cisco
19 39 (20.63%) LDAP
20 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
20 38 (20.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 37 (19.58%) NAS
21 37 (19.58%) TCP/IP
22 36 (19.05%) Samba
23 34 (17.99%) IBM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (10.58%) Apache
2 13 (6.88%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.76%) Jetty
5 7 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.70%) IIS
5 7 (3.70%) Node.js
5 7 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.12%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.12%) nginx
7 3 (1.59%) JBoss
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.59%) SAS
7 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Office
2 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Maple
3 1 (0.53%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.53%) RMDS
2 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.70%) IaaS
3 5 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.65%) Office 365
4 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.12%) PaaS
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.57%) SAN
2 56 (29.63%) DNS
3 41 (21.69%) iSCSI
4 39 (20.63%) LDAP
5 37 (19.58%) NAS
5 37 (19.58%) TCP/IP
6 31 (16.40%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (9.52%) FTP
8 17 (8.99%) DHCP
9 16 (8.47%) Firewall
9 16 (8.47%) SMTP
10 15 (7.94%) SSH
11 14 (7.41%) SNMP
12 12 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (6.35%) SSL
13 10 (5.29%) IMAP
14 8 (4.23%) Kerberos
14 8 (4.23%) VPN
15 7 (3.70%) FCoE
16 6 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.99%) Hadoop
2 15 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.41%) MySQL
4 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.76%) Big Data
5 9 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 9 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.12%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.53%) HBase
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.17%) Subversion
4 5 (2.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.12%) JMeter
5 4 (2.12%) Selenium
6 3 (1.59%) JConsole
6 3 (1.59%) JIRA
6 3 (1.59%) JProfiler
6 3 (1.59%) VisualVM
6 3 (1.59%) YourKit
7 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.06%) PVCS
7 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (35.98%) Finance
2 32 (16.93%) Banking
3 22 (11.64%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Front Office
6 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Marketing
7 3 (1.59%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) International Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (34.39%) Administrator
2 62 (32.80%) Systems Administrator
3 40 (21.16%) Unix Administrator
4 35 (18.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 23 (12.17%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (11.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 20 (10.58%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (7.94%) Architect
10 13 (6.88%) Analyst
10 13 (6.88%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (5.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (5.82%) Solaris Administrator
12 11 (5.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 10 (5.29%) SAN Engineer
13 10 (5.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 9 (4.76%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.47%) Web Services
2 14 (7.41%) LAMP
3 9 (4.76%) Java EE
3 9 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (3.17%) Middleware
5 4 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.12%) Akka
5 4 (2.12%) JMX
5 4 (2.12%) jQuery
5 4 (2.12%) JRuby
5 4 (2.12%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.12%) Swagger
5 4 (2.12%) XML
6 3 (1.59%) JMS
6 3 (1.59%) POSIX
7 2 (1.06%) .NET
7 2 (1.06%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.53%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.70%) Clustering
3 11 (5.82%) EMC VNX
4 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.29%) CMDB
4 10 (5.29%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.23%) HACMP
5 8 (4.23%) Replication
6 7 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.17%) Biology
7 6 (3.17%) CLARiiON
7 6 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (3.17%) Life Science
8 5 (2.65%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.12%) FlexPod
9 4 (2.12%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.59%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 131 (69.31%) Linux
2 98 (51.85%) Unix
3 69 (36.51%) Windows
4 66 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (25.93%) Solaris
6 24 (12.70%) Windows Server
7 23 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (11.11%) AIX
9 20 (10.58%) Ubuntu
10 19 (10.05%) CentOS
11 16 (8.47%) Data ONTAP
12 14 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (6.35%) Debian
14 11 (5.82%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (3.70%) SUSE
16 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
17 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
17 4 (2.12%) VyOS
17 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.46%) ITIL
2 42 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 32 (16.93%) DevOps
4 28 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (14.81%) Open Source
5 25 (13.23%) Migration
6 23 (12.17%) Load Balancing
7 22 (11.64%) High Availability
8 21 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
8 21 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 21 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (10.05%) ITIL V3
10 18 (9.52%) Service Management
11 16 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (7.94%) Change Management
13 14 (7.41%) Patch Management
14 12 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (6.35%) Project Management
15 11 (5.82%) Problem Management
15 11 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.74%) Perl
2 57 (30.16%) Python
3 48 (25.40%) Bash Shell
4 30 (15.87%) Shell Script
5 27 (14.29%) SQL
6 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
7 20 (10.58%) Java
8 12 (6.35%) Korn
9 11 (5.82%) AWK
9 11 (5.82%) sed
10 9 (4.76%) C-shell
10 9 (4.76%) Ruby
11 8 (4.23%) C
12 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.70%) VBScript
13 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.59%) C++
15 2 (1.06%) PHP
15 2 (1.06%) VB
16 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Degree
2 19 (10.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.41%) CCNA
4 14 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.17%) MCSE
5 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.12%) CCNP
7 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.12%) RHCA
7 4 (2.12%) RHCE
7 4 (2.12%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.59%) NCDA
8 3 (1.59%) NCIE
9 2 (1.06%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.06%) MCSA
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) SLA
2 10 (5.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (20.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 36 (19.05%) Samba
4 32 (16.93%) Active Directory
5 23 (12.17%) VMware ESX
6 22 (11.64%) vSphere
7 21 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 15 (7.94%) Hyper-V
9 10 (5.29%) vCloud
10 9 (4.76%) Docker
11 8 (4.23%) GPFS
12 7 (3.70%) Firmware
12 7 (3.70%) iptables
13 5 (2.65%) Xen
14 4 (2.12%) Ceph
14 4 (2.12%) Varnish
14 4 (2.12%) XenApp
15 3 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (30.16%) Puppet
2 24 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.94%) Nagios
4 10 (5.29%) HAProxy
5 9 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 8 (4.23%) Cacti
7 6 (3.17%) Ganglia
7 6 (3.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (3.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.65%) OVSD
8 5 (2.65%) SCCM
9 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.12%) Bacula
9 4 (2.12%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.12%) Casper Suite
9 4 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.12%) FreeIPA
9 4 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.12%) SELinux
9 4 (2.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 76 (40.21%) VMware
3 55 (29.10%) Veritas
4 52 (27.51%) NetApp
5 42 (22.22%) EMC
5 42 (22.22%) Oracle
6 39 (20.63%) Cisco
7 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
8 34 (17.99%) IBM
9 32 (16.93%) HP
10 22 (11.64%) Brocade
11 21 (11.11%) Sun
12 18 (9.52%) Dell
13 13 (6.88%) Cognizant
13 13 (6.88%) Isilon
14 10 (5.29%) ServiceNow
15 9 (4.76%) 3PAR
15 9 (4.76%) Citrix
15 9 (4.76%) F5
16 5 (2.65%) BMC
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