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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 363 334 354
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing NFS 46 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.09% 4.40% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 31
Average daily rate
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£520 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £368 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -39.13%
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
2201 2047 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 8.12% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1232 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 163 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +8 11 £550 -8.33% 3
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 58 (73.42%) Linux
2 46 (58.23%) Windows
3 45 (56.96%) SAN
4 41 (51.90%) VMware
5 37 (46.84%) iSCSI
6 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (44.30%) DNS
7 34 (43.04%) NetApp
8 33 (41.77%) NAS
8 33 (41.77%) Fibre Channel
9 28 (35.44%) HP
10 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
10 26 (32.91%) Perl
11 25 (31.65%) UNIX
11 25 (31.65%) EMC
12 24 (30.38%) Oracle
13 23 (29.11%) Cisco
14 21 (26.58%) IBM
14 21 (26.58%) Solaris
14 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (25.32%) SQL
15 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
15 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
15 20 (25.32%) Firewall
16 19 (24.05%) VPN
16 19 (24.05%) FCoE
17 18 (22.78%) Multicast
17 18 (22.78%) Finance
18 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
18 17 (21.52%) VLAN

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (13.92%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) SAS
7 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.27%) Drupal
7 1 (1.27%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.27%) Liferay
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.27%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) RMDS
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Joyent
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.96%) SAN
2 37 (46.84%) iSCSI
3 35 (44.30%) DNS
4 33 (41.77%) NAS
4 33 (41.77%) Fibre Channel
5 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
6 20 (25.32%) Firewall
7 19 (24.05%) VPN
7 19 (24.05%) FCoE
8 18 (22.78%) Multicast
9 17 (21.52%) VLAN
10 12 (15.19%) LDAP
10 12 (15.19%) SNMP
11 11 (13.92%) HTTP
11 11 (13.92%) WAN
11 11 (13.92%) LAN
12 8 (10.13%) DHCP
13 5 (6.33%) SSH
14 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
14 3 (3.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MySQL
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.80%) HBase
3 3 (3.80%) Redis
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.86%) Banking
4 6 (7.59%) Games
5 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Administrator
2 14 (17.72%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.66%) Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.06%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.80%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Server Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) SAN Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) XML
2 6 (7.59%) Middleware
3 5 (6.33%) XSLT
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) CSS
4 3 (3.80%) Rendezvous
4 3 (3.80%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.53%) Java SE
5 2 (2.53%) LAMP
6 1 (1.27%) .NET
6 1 (1.27%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.27%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Replication
2 12 (15.19%) Clustering
3 10 (12.66%) Client/Server
4 9 (11.39%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.59%) Online Games
6 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.33%) Open Source
7 3 (3.80%) Firmware
7 3 (3.80%) Equities
7 3 (3.80%) CESG
7 3 (3.80%) New Media
8 2 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.53%) Celerra
8 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 58 (73.42%) Linux
2 46 (58.23%) Windows
3 25 (31.65%) UNIX
4 21 (26.58%) Solaris
4 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.86%) CentOS
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.80%) SUSE
8 3 (3.80%) Fedora
8 3 (3.80%) SmartOS
9 2 (2.53%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (1.27%) AIX
10 1 (1.27%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Service Management
1 11 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (12.66%) DevOps
2 10 (12.66%) ITSM
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 6 (7.59%) Benchmarking
4 6 (7.59%) Migration
5 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.06%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.80%) Kanban
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.80%) Scrum
6 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.80%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.53%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Perl
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.66%) VB
5 10 (12.66%) VBA
6 9 (11.39%) Java
7 7 (8.86%) Python
7 7 (8.86%) C
7 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.59%) Ruby
9 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.33%) Korn
10 4 (5.06%) PHP
11 3 (3.80%) C-shell
12 2 (2.53%) XPath
12 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.53%) C++
13 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (12.66%) MCSE
2 9 (11.39%) NCDA
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) RHCE
6 4 (5.06%) MCP
7 3 (3.80%) CCNA
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) Degree
7 3 (3.80%) NCIE
7 3 (3.80%) VCP5
8 2 (2.53%) MCITP
8 2 (2.53%) RHCT
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) MCSA
9 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.46%) vSphere
4 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.66%) vCloud
6 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.13%) SRDF
7 7 (8.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (8.86%) XenApp
7 7 (8.86%) Xen
7 7 (8.86%) KVM
8 4 (5.06%) XenServer
8 4 (5.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (3.80%) Samba
9 3 (3.80%) Docker
10 2 (2.53%) Squid
10 2 (2.53%) Postfix
11 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) SCCM
4 5 (6.33%) Nagios
4 5 (6.33%) SCOM
5 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.06%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (5.06%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (5.06%) OpenView
6 3 (3.80%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.80%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.80%) Opsview
7 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.53%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (2.53%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (2.53%) YUM
8 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) VMware
2 34 (43.04%) NetApp
3 28 (35.44%) HP
4 25 (31.65%) EMC
5 24 (30.38%) Oracle
6 23 (29.11%) Cisco
7 21 (26.58%) IBM
8 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.92%) F5
11 10 (12.66%) Citrix
11 10 (12.66%) Websense
12 9 (11.39%) Veritas
12 9 (11.39%) Brocade
13 7 (8.86%) Sun
14 6 (7.59%) Intel
15 4 (5.06%) Splunk
15 4 (5.06%) JBoss
15 4 (5.06%) Dell
16 3 (3.80%) Sybase
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