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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 351 371 361
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing NFS 55 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 1.86% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 34
Average daily rate
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£368 £419 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -14.28%
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
2131 2039 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.77% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1274 1045
Average daily rate £374 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 143 150
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +1 16 £320 -26.85% 7
Canary Wharf - 8 £400 -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 74 (77.08%) SAN
2 68 (70.83%) Linux
3 62 (64.58%) Windows
4 58 (60.42%) VMware
5 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (46.88%) NetApp
7 41 (42.71%) NAS
8 36 (37.50%) Solaris
9 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
10 33 (34.38%) EMC
10 33 (34.38%) Oracle
10 33 (34.38%) DNS
10 33 (34.38%) IBM
10 33 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (33.33%) Cisco
11 32 (33.33%) UNIX
12 31 (32.29%) Finance
13 28 (29.17%) iSCSI
14 27 (28.13%) Perl
15 26 (27.08%) Apache
16 25 (26.04%) Tomcat
17 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
18 22 (22.92%) Fibre Channel
19 21 (21.88%) SQL
19 21 (21.88%) HP
20 20 (20.83%) IIS
21 18 (18.75%) ITIL
21 18 (18.75%) LDAP
22 17 (17.71%) Microsoft

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (27.08%) Apache
2 25 (26.04%) Tomcat
3 20 (20.83%) IIS
4 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
5 12 (12.50%) JBoss
6 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (4.17%) OpenStack
9 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) RMDS
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (77.08%) SAN
2 41 (42.71%) NAS
3 33 (34.38%) DNS
4 28 (29.17%) iSCSI
5 22 (22.92%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (18.75%) LDAP
7 16 (16.67%) FCoE
8 15 (15.63%) HTTP
9 13 (13.54%) WAN
9 13 (13.54%) LAN
10 12 (12.50%) DHCP
11 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
11 10 (10.42%) Multicast
12 6 (6.25%) SSL
13 5 (5.21%) Internet
14 4 (4.17%) SMTP
14 4 (4.17%) BIG-IP
14 4 (4.17%) VoIP
15 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
16 2 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.29%) HBase
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
8 1 (1.04%) MS Access
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Marketing
4 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.25%) Advertising
6 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.08%) Law
7 2 (2.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Administrator
2 20 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) XML
2 11 (11.46%) Middleware
3 10 (10.42%) Rendezvous
4 8 (8.33%) XSLT
4 8 (8.33%) HTML
5 7 (7.29%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (4.17%) SOAP
7 3 (3.13%) Web Services
7 3 (3.13%) JSON
7 3 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Clustering
2 13 (13.54%) EMC VMAX
3 11 (11.46%) EMC VNX
4 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.33%) Symmetrix
6 7 (7.29%) Replication
7 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.17%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.13%) IPTV
9 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.08%) CLARiiON
10 2 (2.08%) FlexPod
10 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (1.04%) Statistics
11 1 (1.04%) Informatics
11 1 (1.04%) Online Games
11 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (70.83%) Linux
2 62 (64.58%) Windows
3 36 (37.50%) Solaris
4 33 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (33.33%) UNIX
6 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
8 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.13%) Android
11 3 (3.13%) CentOS
11 3 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
3 15 (15.63%) Service Management
3 15 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.38%) Benchmarking
6 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (7.29%) Change Management
7 7 (7.29%) Workflow
8 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) Open Source
9 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.21%) Workflow Management
10 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) Perl
2 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
3 21 (21.88%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) Java
5 12 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.46%) C
7 10 (10.42%) Python
8 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.21%) Korn
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) C#
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) NCDA
2 6 (6.25%) NCIE
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) VCAP
3 4 (4.17%) MCP
3 4 (4.17%) MCSE
3 4 (4.17%) CCNA
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) CCNP
4 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
4 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.08%) RHCE
5 2 (2.08%) IBM Certification
5 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 12 (12.50%) SRDF
5 11 (11.46%) vSphere
5 11 (11.46%) Xen
5 11 (11.46%) KVM
6 10 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (7.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Samba
9 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
10 4 (4.17%) XenApp
11 2 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (1.04%) XenServer
12 1 (1.04%) Firmware
12 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (1.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Tivoli
1 11 (11.46%) EMC VPLEX
2 10 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (8.33%) SnapVault
4 8 (8.33%) Puppet
5 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.21%) Icinga
6 5 (5.21%) Nagios
7 4 (4.17%) SnapMirror
8 3 (3.13%) vMotion
8 3 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.08%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (2.08%) SnapLock
10 1 (1.04%) OpenView
10 1 (1.04%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 58 (60.42%) VMware
2 45 (46.88%) NetApp
3 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
4 33 (34.38%) Oracle
4 33 (34.38%) IBM
4 33 (34.38%) EMC
5 32 (33.33%) Cisco
6 21 (21.88%) HP
7 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.50%) Sybase
8 12 (12.50%) Brocade
8 12 (12.50%) Veritas
9 11 (11.46%) Symantec
10 10 (10.42%) TIBCO
10 10 (10.42%) 3PAR
10 10 (10.42%) Intel
11 9 (9.38%) DataSynapse
12 8 (8.33%) Sun
13 5 (5.21%) F5
14 4 (4.17%) Isilon
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