The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 45 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% 0.37% -
As % of the System Software category 7.32% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
NFS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.93% 19.78% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 20
Average daily rate £450 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.04 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the Kent region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the Kent region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

NFS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec