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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / London
Rank 375 377 366
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing NFS 32 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 1.91% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 26
Median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £523 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £440 £395
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -66.66%

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
2199 2042 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.38% 9.68% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1371 1318
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 109
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.55 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
City of London -6 1 £450 - 2
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 69 (90.79%) Linux
2 51 (67.11%) VMware
3 42 (55.26%) Solaris
3 42 (55.26%) DNS
4 41 (53.95%) SAN
5 39 (51.32%) Unix
6 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (47.37%) Windows
8 33 (43.42%) Perl
9 32 (42.11%) Red Hat
10 31 (40.79%) LDAP
10 31 (40.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (39.47%) Bash Shell
12 29 (38.16%) NAS
13 28 (36.84%) Puppet
13 28 (36.84%) Python
14 27 (35.53%) EMC
15 26 (34.21%) Apache
15 26 (34.21%) Oracle
16 24 (31.58%) Sun
16 24 (31.58%) NetApp
16 24 (31.58%) HP
16 24 (31.58%) iSCSI
17 23 (30.26%) SQL
18 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
19 21 (27.63%) Veritas
19 21 (27.63%) Finance
19 21 (27.63%) IBM
19 21 (27.63%) TCP/IP
20 20 (26.32%) KVM

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 26 (34.21%) Apache
2 17 (22.37%) Tomcat
3 16 (21.05%) IIS
4 10 (13.16%) OpenStack
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
6 8 (10.53%) DataSynapse
6 8 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (6.58%) nginx
8 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) RMDS
1 3 (3.95%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (17.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (55.26%) DNS
2 41 (53.95%) SAN
3 31 (40.79%) LDAP
4 29 (38.16%) NAS
5 24 (31.58%) iSCSI
6 21 (27.63%) TCP/IP
7 15 (19.74%) HTTP
8 14 (18.42%) FCoE
9 13 (17.11%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (14.47%) DHCP
11 10 (13.16%) LAN
11 10 (13.16%) SSL
11 10 (13.16%) WAN
12 9 (11.84%) Multicast
13 8 (10.53%) Kerberos
14 7 (9.21%) Internet
14 7 (9.21%) VLAN
15 5 (6.58%) SSH
16 4 (5.26%) FTP
17 3 (3.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.47%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.53%) HBase
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Administrator
2 18 (23.68%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (19.74%) Unix Administrator
4 14 (18.42%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (18.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 13 (17.11%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Architect
7 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (11.84%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Consultant
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) LAMP
2 9 (11.84%) Middleware
3 8 (10.53%) HTML
3 8 (10.53%) Rendezvous
3 8 (10.53%) XML
3 8 (10.53%) XSLT
4 6 (7.89%) libvirt
4 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.26%) .NET
6 3 (3.95%) CGI
6 3 (3.95%) Embperl
6 3 (3.95%) FastCGI
6 3 (3.95%) Memcached
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.32%) JMS
8 1 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.16%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Private Cloud
3 7 (9.21%) Replication
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.58%) Clustering
6 4 (5.26%) Derivative
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (5.26%) Online Banking
6 4 (5.26%) Symmetrix
7 3 (3.95%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.95%) Life Science
8 2 (2.63%) CMDB
8 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.63%) Fintech
8 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) PKI
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (90.79%) Linux
2 42 (55.26%) Solaris
3 39 (51.32%) Unix
4 36 (47.37%) Windows
5 31 (40.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 9 (11.84%) SUSE
8 7 (9.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
10 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (3.95%) AIX
12 3 (3.95%) VMS
13 2 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (2.63%) Debian
13 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.32%) CentOS
14 1 (1.32%) Fedora
14 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
2 16 (21.05%) DevOps
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Change Management
4 14 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (15.79%) Kernel Tuning
6 11 (14.47%) Open Source
7 10 (13.16%) Benchmarking
8 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
8 9 (11.84%) Migration
9 7 (9.21%) ITIL
9 7 (9.21%) Low Latency
9 7 (9.21%) SDLC
9 7 (9.21%) Service Management
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (6.58%) Data Management
11 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) Perl
2 30 (39.47%) Bash Shell
3 28 (36.84%) Python
4 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
6 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.21%) Korn
8 7 (9.21%) Ruby
9 5 (6.58%) C-shell
10 4 (5.26%) Bourne shell
10 4 (5.26%) C
10 4 (5.26%) C++
10 4 (5.26%) Go
10 4 (5.26%) SystemTap
11 3 (3.95%) PHP
12 1 (1.32%) Julia
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) RHCE
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) CCNA
3 6 (7.89%) CCNP
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.89%) RHCA
3 6 (7.89%) RHCSA
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) RHCT
5 2 (2.63%) VCP5
5 2 (2.63%) VCP6
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
1 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GCP
2 1 (1.32%) ISO27005
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (26.32%) KVM
3 16 (21.05%) Samba
4 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
5 13 (17.11%) SRDF
6 12 (15.79%) vSphere
7 11 (14.47%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
8 10 (13.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (11.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (11.84%) Xen
10 7 (9.21%) iptables
11 6 (7.89%) XenServer
12 4 (5.26%) Squid
12 4 (5.26%) vCloud
12 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
13 3 (3.95%) Veritas File System
14 2 (2.63%) Docker
15 1 (1.32%) GPFS
15 1 (1.32%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) Puppet
2 12 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (13.16%) Ansible
4 8 (10.53%) Nagios
5 7 (9.21%) HAProxy
5 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
7 5 (6.58%) OpenView
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (3.95%) OpenIDM
9 3 (3.95%) SCCM
9 3 (3.95%) SCOM
9 3 (3.95%) Terraform
9 3 (3.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (2.63%) OpenAM
10 2 (2.63%) RANCID
10 2 (2.63%) systemd
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) VMware
2 32 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 27 (35.53%) EMC
4 26 (34.21%) Oracle
5 24 (31.58%) HP
5 24 (31.58%) NetApp
5 24 (31.58%) Sun
6 21 (27.63%) IBM
6 21 (27.63%) Veritas
7 18 (23.68%) Cisco
8 11 (14.47%) Sybase
9 10 (13.16%) Intel
10 8 (10.53%) 3PAR
10 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.53%) TIBCO
11 7 (9.21%) Veeam
12 6 (7.89%) SaltStack
13 5 (6.58%) Brocade
13 5 (6.58%) CyberArk
13 5 (6.58%) Splunk