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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 360 312 328
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +16
Contract jobs citing NFS 39 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 4.15% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
1851 1734 1642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.72% 7.98% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1033 981
Average daily rate £425 £387 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 110 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £36.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +10 4 £625 - 3
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (70.00%) VMware
2 61 (67.78%) SAN
3 50 (55.56%) Windows
4 49 (54.44%) Linux
5 45 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 43 (47.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (41.11%) DNS
7 37 (41.11%) NetApp
8 33 (36.67%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (30.00%) Clustering
10 24 (26.67%) NAS
11 23 (25.56%) Puppet
11 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
11 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
11 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
12 22 (24.44%) Apache
12 22 (24.44%) Citrix
13 21 (23.33%) Finance
13 21 (23.33%) HP
13 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (22.22%) EMC
15 19 (21.11%) IBM
15 19 (21.11%) Oracle
15 19 (21.11%) VMware ESX
16 18 (20.00%) Solaris
16 18 (20.00%) Cisco
16 18 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
17 17 (18.89%) DHCP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
1 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.44%) Apache
3 16 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.78%) IIS
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (3.33%) JBoss
8 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.22%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.22%) nginx
9 2 (2.22%) Lync
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.33%) RMDS
2 2 (2.22%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.22%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (67.78%) SAN
2 45 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 37 (41.11%) DNS
4 33 (36.67%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (26.67%) NAS
6 17 (18.89%) DHCP
7 15 (16.67%) LAN
8 14 (15.56%) WAN
9 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.11%) HTTP
10 10 (11.11%) LDAP
11 9 (10.00%) BIG-IP
11 9 (10.00%) VoIP
11 9 (10.00%) FCoE
11 9 (10.00%) Multicast
12 6 (6.67%) Firewall
12 6 (6.67%) VLAN
13 5 (5.56%) SSL
14 4 (4.44%) FTP
15 3 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.33%) HBase
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) MS Access
6 1 (1.11%) OLTP
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.67%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Games
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Law
4 5 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 13 (14.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Architect
3 10 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) XML
1 6 (6.67%) Middleware
2 5 (5.56%) XSLT
2 5 (5.56%) Rendezvous
3 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) LAMP
4 3 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) Java SE
6 1 (1.11%) Java EE
6 1 (1.11%) Django
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Clustering
2 16 (17.78%) Open Source
3 14 (15.56%) Replication
4 9 (10.00%) Online Games
5 8 (8.89%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.44%) Symmetrix
8 2 (2.22%) Statistics
8 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.11%) IVR
9 1 (1.11%) CESG
9 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (55.56%) Windows
2 49 (54.44%) Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (20.00%) Solaris
5 16 (17.78%) UNIX
5 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.67%) CentOS
10 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.11%) Fedora
12 1 (1.11%) SUSE
12 1 (1.11%) AIX
12 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (15.56%) DevOps
3 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.67%) Scrum
8 5 (5.56%) Workflow
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Security Management
9 4 (4.44%) High Availability
9 4 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.33%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.33%) Project Management
11 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) Perl
2 15 (16.67%) SQL
3 13 (14.44%) Python
4 11 (12.22%) Java
5 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.33%) C
9 3 (3.33%) VBA
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) Korn
11 1 (1.11%) XPath
11 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) RHCE
1 7 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (5.56%) MCITP
2 5 (5.56%) MCSE
2 5 (5.56%) CCNA
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) NCDA
2 5 (5.56%) RHCT
3 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) NCIE
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (47.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.11%) VMware ESX
4 16 (17.78%) Xen
5 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 14 (15.56%) XenApp
7 12 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (10.00%) KVM
8 9 (10.00%) vSphere
9 8 (8.89%) Samba
10 7 (7.78%) SRDF
11 3 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (3.33%) Postfix
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.22%) Squid
12 2 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (2.22%) vCloud
13 1 (1.11%) Corosync
13 1 (1.11%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (1.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Puppet
2 18 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (17.78%) Nagios
4 13 (14.44%) Icinga
5 12 (13.33%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (13.33%) MAILsweeper
5 12 (13.33%) Backup Exec
6 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (4.44%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.44%) Graphite
8 4 (4.44%) collectd
8 4 (4.44%) Opsview
9 3 (3.33%) Cacti
9 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
9 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.22%) SCCM
10 2 (2.22%) SCOM
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.11%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 63 (70.00%) VMware
2 37 (41.11%) NetApp
3 22 (24.44%) Citrix
4 21 (23.33%) HP
5 20 (22.22%) EMC
6 19 (21.11%) Oracle
6 19 (21.11%) IBM
7 18 (20.00%) Cisco
8 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.78%) Red Hat
10 11 (12.22%) F5
11 9 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 9 (10.00%) Intel
12 6 (6.67%) Symantec
13 5 (5.56%) Amdocs
13 5 (5.56%) TIBCO
14 4 (4.44%) Dell
14 4 (4.44%) Sybase
14 4 (4.44%) Brocade
14 4 (4.44%) DataSynapse
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