The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 370 384 337
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Contract jobs citing NFS 45 49 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 2.24% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 55
Average daily rate
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£378 £502 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.80% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £312 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £618 £625
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%
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
2163 2183 2110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.12% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1371 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 10 £390 -29.09% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £245 -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 70 (72.16%) SAN
2 64 (65.98%) Linux
3 57 (58.76%) Windows
4 52 (53.61%) NetApp
4 52 (53.61%) VMware
5 43 (44.33%) NAS
6 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (40.21%) IBM
8 38 (39.18%) EMC
9 37 (38.14%) UNIX
10 36 (37.11%) Solaris
11 35 (36.08%) Finance
12 34 (35.05%) DNS
12 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
13 33 (34.02%) Cisco
13 33 (34.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (32.99%) Oracle
15 31 (31.96%) Perl
16 24 (24.74%) HP
16 24 (24.74%) ITIL
17 23 (23.71%) Fibre Channel
18 22 (22.68%) Data ONTAP
18 22 (22.68%) SQL
18 22 (22.68%) LDAP
18 22 (22.68%) Migration
19 21 (21.65%) PowerShell
19 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
19 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
20 20 (20.62%) iSCSI
21 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (19.59%) Apache
1 19 (19.59%) Tomcat
2 18 (18.56%) IIS
3 11 (11.34%) JBoss
4 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.19%) OpenStack
8 5 (5.15%) Apache Spark
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.03%) Jetty
10 1 (1.03%) nginx
10 1 (1.03%) IPython
10 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) RMDS
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) IaaS
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (72.16%) SAN
2 43 (44.33%) NAS
3 34 (35.05%) DNS
4 23 (23.71%) Fibre Channel
5 22 (22.68%) LDAP
6 20 (20.62%) iSCSI
7 16 (16.49%) FCoE
8 14 (14.43%) HTTP
9 11 (11.34%) LAN
9 11 (11.34%) WAN
10 10 (10.31%) DHCP
11 9 (9.28%) SSL
12 8 (8.25%) SMTP
12 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
13 7 (7.22%) Internet
13 7 (7.22%) Multicast
14 5 (5.15%) VLAN
14 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
15 4 (4.12%) Firewall
16 3 (3.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.53%) Hadoop
3 10 (10.31%) Big Data
4 7 (7.22%) HBase
5 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.06%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.03%) MS Access
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.03%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) JConsole
3 1 (1.03%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.03%) YourKit
3 1 (1.03%) RStudio
3 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.03%) JMeter
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Marketing
4 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.22%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Administrator
2 27 (27.84%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (15.46%) Architect
4 12 (12.37%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 11 (11.34%) UNIX Administrator
6 10 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.25%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Storage Architect
10 5 (5.15%) EMC Storage Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.12%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) XML
2 8 (8.25%) Middleware
2 8 (8.25%) Web Services
3 7 (7.22%) Rendezvous
4 6 (6.19%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) XSLT
5 5 (5.15%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (4.12%) Akka
7 3 (3.09%) REST
7 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 3 (3.09%) JSON
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.03%) .NET
8 1 (1.03%) JDBC
8 1 (1.03%) JMS
8 1 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.03%) Java EE
8 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.03%) Kafka
8 1 (1.03%) RHadoop
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) EMC VMAX
2 15 (15.46%) EMC VNX
3 11 (11.34%) Clustering
4 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.25%) Replication
5 8 (8.25%) Symmetrix
6 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.15%) CLARiiON
7 5 (5.15%) FlexPod
7 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.09%) IPTV
9 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.06%) Informatics
10 2 (2.06%) NHS
11 1 (1.03%) HACMP
11 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
11 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.98%) Linux
2 57 (58.76%) Windows
3 37 (38.14%) UNIX
4 36 (37.11%) Solaris
5 33 (34.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (22.68%) Data ONTAP
7 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.12%) CentOS
11 3 (3.09%) Android
11 3 (3.09%) AIX
12 1 (1.03%) Debian
12 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 22 (22.68%) Migration
3 17 (17.53%) Service Management
4 11 (11.34%) Change Management
5 10 (10.31%) Capacity Management
6 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.25%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.22%) Performance Testing
8 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.22%) Workflow
9 6 (6.19%) Benchmarking
9 6 (6.19%) Open Source
10 5 (5.15%) Patch Management
10 5 (5.15%) Project Management
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.15%) Data Protection
10 5 (5.15%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) Perl
2 22 (22.68%) SQL
3 21 (21.65%) PowerShell
4 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 10 (10.31%) C
6 10 (10.31%) Python
7 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.15%) Korn
10 3 (3.09%) Ruby
11 1 (1.03%) Jython
11 1 (1.03%) R
11 1 (1.03%) Spark SQL
11 1 (1.03%) Scala
11 1 (1.03%) C#
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) NCDA
2 6 (6.19%) NCIE
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) CCNA
3 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.15%) IBM Certification
4 4 (4.12%) MCP
4 4 (4.12%) MCSE
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.12%) VCAP
5 3 (3.09%) CCNP
5 3 (3.09%) JNCIA
5 3 (3.09%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.43%) vSphere
4 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
5 12 (12.37%) SRDF
6 8 (8.25%) KVM
7 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
7 7 (7.22%) Xen
7 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (6.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.19%) Samba
9 5 (5.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (2.06%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (1.03%) Docker
11 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) NetBackup
2 14 (14.43%) EMC VPLEX
2 14 (14.43%) SnapVault
3 11 (11.34%) Tivoli
4 10 (10.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (7.22%) SnapMirror
6 4 (4.12%) FreeIPA
7 3 (3.09%) SELinux
8 2 (2.06%) logstash
8 2 (2.06%) SnapLock
8 2 (2.06%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (2.06%) Puppet
8 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.03%) WMI
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.03%) Cacti
9 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) NetApp
1 52 (53.61%) VMware
2 39 (40.21%) IBM
3 38 (39.18%) EMC
4 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
5 33 (34.02%) Cisco
6 32 (32.99%) Oracle
7 24 (24.74%) HP
8 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
9 17 (17.53%) Symantec
9 17 (17.53%) Brocade
10 14 (14.43%) Veritas
11 11 (11.34%) Sybase
12 7 (7.22%) Sun
12 7 (7.22%) Intel
12 7 (7.22%) Dell
12 7 (7.22%) DataSynapse
12 7 (7.22%) TIBCO
13 6 (6.19%) NetIQ
13 6 (6.19%) 3PAR
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