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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 40 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing NFS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 0.84% -
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
46 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.04% 17.57% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 30
Average daily rate £415 £250 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) YAML
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec