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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% 0.65% -
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.14%
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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
33 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.86% 13.73% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 28
Average daily rate £375 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £181 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) LDAP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) HACMP
1 9 (100.00%) Clustering
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) AIX
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 4 (44.44%) Solaris
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Control-M
6 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (44.44%) IBM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) LDAP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Support
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) HACMP
1 9 (100.00%) Clustering
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
3 4 (44.44%) OpenView
3 4 (44.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Dell