The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 379 369 394
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing NFS 48 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 2.52% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 33
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £503 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+229.73% -50.00%
NFS
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2726 2179 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.67% 9.66% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1880 1529 1376
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 107 160
Median hourly rate £18.33 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in London

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NFS Daily Rate Trend in London

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in London

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in London

NFS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -13 3 £450 +4.34% 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £675 +35.00%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 85 (87.63%) Linux
2 73 (75.26%) VMware
3 61 (62.89%) SAN
4 55 (56.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (51.55%) Windows
6 47 (48.45%) DNS
7 46 (47.42%) Solaris
8 43 (44.33%) NAS
9 42 (43.30%) Unix
9 42 (43.30%) Apache
10 39 (40.21%) iSCSI
10 39 (40.21%) Puppet
11 37 (38.14%) Oracle
12 35 (36.08%) Python
12 35 (36.08%) NetApp
12 35 (36.08%) Bash Shell
13 33 (34.02%) Perl
14 31 (31.96%) KVM
15 29 (29.90%) SQL
15 29 (29.90%) EMC
15 29 (29.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (27.84%) HP
16 27 (27.84%) MySQL
16 27 (27.84%) Tomcat
17 26 (26.80%) Cisco
17 26 (26.80%) IBM
18 25 (25.77%) LDAP
18 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
18 25 (25.77%) Performance Tuning
19 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 42 (43.30%) Apache
2 27 (27.84%) Tomcat
3 21 (21.65%) IIS
4 15 (15.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (13.40%) WebSphere
6 12 (12.37%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (11.34%) OpenStack
8 4 (4.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
9 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.06%) ColdFusion
10 2 (2.06%) nginx
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) RMDS
1 3 (3.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (19.59%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (62.89%) SAN
2 47 (48.45%) DNS
3 43 (44.33%) NAS
4 39 (40.21%) iSCSI
5 25 (25.77%) LDAP
6 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP
7 23 (23.71%) FCoE
8 22 (22.68%) Fibre Channel
9 21 (21.65%) HTTP
10 17 (17.53%) LAN
10 17 (17.53%) WAN
11 14 (14.43%) Multicast
12 13 (13.40%) DHCP
13 10 (10.31%) SSL
13 10 (10.31%) VLAN
14 9 (9.28%) Internet
15 7 (7.22%) SSH
16 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
17 4 (4.12%) Firewall
17 4 (4.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) MySQL
2 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.43%) Hadoop
4 13 (13.40%) HBase
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.06%) Big Data
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) DataStage
9 1 (1.03%) OLTP
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (20.62%) Banking
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Administrator
2 21 (21.65%) Architect
3 20 (20.62%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (13.40%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 12 (12.37%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (12.37%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (10.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.28%) VMWare Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) Lead Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) Digital Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) LAMP
2 17 (17.53%) Middleware
3 11 (11.34%) HTML
3 11 (11.34%) Rendezvous
3 11 (11.34%) XML
3 11 (11.34%) XSLT
4 10 (10.31%) libvirt
4 10 (10.31%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 4 (4.12%) CGI
5 4 (4.12%) Embperl
5 4 (4.12%) FastCGI
5 4 (4.12%) Memcached
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.12%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) ELK Stack
6 2 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.03%) JMS
7 1 (1.03%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Client/Server
2 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.34%) Private Cloud
4 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.25%) Clustering
5 6 (6.19%) Online Banking
6 5 (5.15%) Replication
7 4 (4.12%) Derivative
7 4 (4.12%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.09%) Fintech
8 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
9 2 (2.06%) HACMP
9 2 (2.06%) PKI
10 1 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (87.63%) Linux
2 50 (51.55%) Windows
3 46 (47.42%) Solaris
4 42 (43.30%) Unix
5 29 (29.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (16.49%) Windows Server
7 10 (10.31%) Ubuntu
8 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.15%) SUSE
9 5 (5.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.12%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (3.09%) Debian
11 3 (3.09%) HPUX
12 2 (2.06%) AIX
12 2 (2.06%) CentOS
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (1.03%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (22.68%) Configuration Management
3 18 (18.56%) DevOps
4 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.49%) Kernel Tuning
6 15 (15.46%) Benchmarking
6 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
7 14 (14.43%) Change Management
8 13 (13.40%) ITIL
9 10 (10.31%) Open Source
10 9 (9.28%) Data Management
10 9 (9.28%) Patch Management
11 8 (8.25%) Migration
11 8 (8.25%) SDLC
11 8 (8.25%) Service Management
12 7 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (7.22%) High Availability
13 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) Bash Shell
1 35 (36.08%) Python
2 33 (34.02%) Perl
3 29 (29.90%) SQL
4 21 (21.65%) Java
5 17 (17.53%) Ruby
6 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
6 16 (16.49%) Shell Script
7 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.28%) Korn
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 5 (5.15%) C
10 5 (5.15%) C++
10 5 (5.15%) C-shell
11 4 (4.12%) Bourne shell
11 4 (4.12%) Go
11 4 (4.12%) SystemTap
12 1 (1.03%) Julia
12 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) RHCE
3 10 (10.31%) CCNA
3 10 (10.31%) CCNP
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.31%) RHCA
3 10 (10.31%) RHCSA
4 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) VCP5
6 3 (3.09%) VCP6
6 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.06%) RHCT
7 2 (2.06%) VCAP
8 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) GCP
System Software
1 55 (56.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (31.96%) KVM
3 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 17 (17.53%) SRDF
4 16 (16.49%) Xen
5 15 (15.46%) vSphere
6 14 (14.43%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (13.40%) Samba
8 11 (11.34%) iptables
9 10 (10.31%) XenServer
10 7 (7.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
11 5 (5.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (4.12%) Squid
13 3 (3.09%) Docker
14 2 (2.06%) vCloud
15 1 (1.03%) GPFS
15 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (1.03%) zsh
Systems Management
1 39 (40.21%) Puppet
2 17 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.37%) NetBackup
4 11 (11.34%) HAProxy
5 9 (9.28%) Nagios
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (6.19%) Ansible
7 6 (6.19%) OpenView
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (4.12%) SCCM
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (3.09%) SCOM
9 3 (3.09%) vRealize
10 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.06%) PowerCLI
10 2 (2.06%) RANCID
10 2 (2.06%) systemd
11 1 (1.03%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 73 (75.26%) VMware
2 37 (38.14%) Oracle
3 35 (36.08%) NetApp
4 29 (29.90%) EMC
5 27 (27.84%) HP
6 26 (26.80%) Cisco
6 26 (26.80%) IBM
7 24 (24.74%) Red Hat
8 22 (22.68%) Sun
9 21 (21.65%) Veritas
10 17 (17.53%) Intel
11 14 (14.43%) Sybase
12 11 (11.34%) DataSynapse
12 11 (11.34%) TIBCO
13 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.25%) 3PAR
14 8 (8.25%) Brocade
15 7 (7.22%) Dell
15 7 (7.22%) Veeam
16 5 (5.15%) Splunk
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