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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 361 365 321
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -44
Contract jobs citing NFS 47 41 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 2.12% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 60
Average daily rate £450 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £419 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.14% +17.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
1957 1930 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.38% 9.20% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1265 1125
Average daily rate £425 £410 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 116
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +51 7 £438 -20.45% 5
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Linux
2 55 (52.38%) Unix
3 49 (46.67%) VMware
4 46 (43.81%) SAN
5 43 (40.95%) Perl
6 42 (40.00%) Windows
7 37 (35.24%) Red Hat
7 37 (35.24%) Cisco
8 36 (34.29%) DNS
9 34 (32.38%) Puppet
10 33 (31.43%) Bash Shell
11 32 (30.48%) Python
11 32 (30.48%) LDAP
11 32 (30.48%) Finance
12 31 (29.52%) EMC
12 31 (29.52%) Veritas
12 31 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (26.67%) Banking
14 26 (24.76%) TCP/IP
14 26 (24.76%) Open Source
14 26 (24.76%) DevOps
15 24 (22.86%) Solaris
16 23 (21.90%) iSCSI
17 22 (20.95%) NAS
17 22 (20.95%) Investment Banking
17 22 (20.95%) Oracle
17 22 (20.95%) NetApp
18 21 (20.00%) Samba
18 21 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (19.05%) VMware ESX

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (14.29%) Apache
2 13 (12.38%) OpenStack
3 10 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (6.67%) IIS
5 7 (6.67%) Jetty
5 7 (6.67%) Node.js
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.86%) SAS
8 2 (1.90%) JBoss
8 2 (1.90%) nginx
8 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.95%) RMDS
2 1 (0.95%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) IaaS
3 5 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.76%) Office 365
4 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.81%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (43.81%) SAN
2 36 (34.29%) DNS
3 32 (30.48%) LDAP
4 26 (24.76%) TCP/IP
5 23 (21.90%) iSCSI
6 22 (20.95%) NAS
7 15 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (12.38%) DHCP
8 13 (12.38%) Firewall
9 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (11.43%) SSH
10 10 (9.52%) FTP
10 10 (9.52%) SNMP
11 9 (8.57%) SMTP
12 8 (7.62%) IMAP
12 8 (7.62%) Kerberos
13 7 (6.67%) FCoE
14 6 (5.71%) SSL
14 6 (5.71%) VPN
15 5 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.67%) Big Data
4 7 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.95%) HBase
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.81%) Subversion
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.90%) JMeter
5 2 (1.90%) Selenium
5 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) JConsole
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.95%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.95%) YourKit
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) Banking
3 22 (20.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Front Office
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) International Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Systems Administrator
2 37 (35.24%) Administrator
3 23 (21.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 22 (20.95%) Unix Administrator
5 16 (15.24%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (15.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Solaris Administrator
7 11 (10.48%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.52%) Analyst
8 10 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (7.62%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (6.67%) Architect
11 7 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) Web Services
2 12 (11.43%) LAMP
3 7 (6.67%) Java EE
3 7 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (4.76%) Middleware
5 4 (3.81%) Akka
5 4 (3.81%) JMX
5 4 (3.81%) jQuery
5 4 (3.81%) JRuby
5 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.81%) Swagger
6 3 (2.86%) POSIX
6 3 (2.86%) XML
7 2 (1.90%) .NET
7 2 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.90%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.95%) HTML
8 1 (0.95%) libvirt
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Clustering
2 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.71%) EMC VNX
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.81%) CLARiiON
6 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.81%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.86%) Replication
8 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.90%) Equities
8 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (66.67%) Linux
2 55 (52.38%) Unix
3 42 (40.00%) Windows
4 24 (22.86%) Solaris
5 21 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
7 11 (10.48%) Ubuntu
8 10 (9.52%) CentOS
8 10 (9.52%) Debian
8 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (6.67%) SUSE
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.81%) VyOS
11 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.86%) AIX
13 2 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) DevOps
1 26 (24.76%) Open Source
2 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
3 17 (16.19%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (15.24%) Migration
5 15 (14.29%) ITIL
6 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (11.43%) Patch Management
9 11 (10.48%) High Availability
9 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.62%) API Development
10 8 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.62%) Kernel Tuning
11 7 (6.67%) Change Management
11 7 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.67%) Line Management
12 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) Perl
2 33 (31.43%) Bash Shell
3 32 (30.48%) Python
4 19 (18.10%) Shell Script
5 18 (17.14%) Java
6 17 (16.19%) PowerShell
7 16 (15.24%) SQL
8 10 (9.52%) Korn
9 9 (8.57%) C-shell
10 8 (7.62%) Ruby
11 6 (5.71%) C
12 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
13 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.81%) VBScript
14 2 (1.90%) C++
14 2 (1.90%) PHP
15 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.95%) Lisp
15 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) CCNA
1 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) CCNP
2 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (3.81%) RHCA
2 4 (3.81%) RHCE
2 4 (3.81%) RHCSA
3 3 (2.86%) MCSE
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) NCDA
3 3 (2.86%) NCIE
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.00%) Samba
3 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 17 (16.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 17 (16.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (11.43%) vSphere
6 7 (6.67%) iptables
7 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.76%) vCloud
8 4 (3.81%) Ceph
9 3 (2.86%) KVM
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.86%) Postfix
9 3 (2.86%) Sendmail
9 3 (2.86%) XenApp
10 2 (1.90%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (1.90%) Varnish
11 1 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (32.38%) Puppet
2 10 (9.52%) HAProxy
2 10 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.67%) Nagios
4 6 (5.71%) Cacti
5 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.81%) Bacula
5 4 (3.81%) BladeLogic
5 4 (3.81%) Casper Suite
5 4 (3.81%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (3.81%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (3.81%) FreeIPA
5 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (3.81%) SELinux
6 3 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.86%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (2.86%) systemd
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) VMware
2 37 (35.24%) Cisco
2 37 (35.24%) Red Hat
3 31 (29.52%) EMC
3 31 (29.52%) Veritas
4 22 (20.95%) NetApp
4 22 (20.95%) Oracle
5 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 19 (18.10%) HP
7 17 (16.19%) Sun
8 15 (14.29%) IBM
9 12 (11.43%) Dell
10 10 (9.52%) Isilon
11 9 (8.57%) Brocade
11 9 (8.57%) F5
12 8 (7.62%) 3PAR
13 5 (4.76%) BMC
13 5 (4.76%) Citrix
13 5 (4.76%) Google
13 5 (4.76%) Veeam
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