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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 371 383 404
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing NFS 61 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 2.17% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 22
Average daily rate £475 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £253 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +17.30%
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
2344 2027 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.18% 9.04% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1351 1209
Average daily rate £440 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 153 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +41 13 £475 +48.43% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 96 (78.05%) Linux
2 65 (52.85%) SAN
3 64 (52.03%) VMware
4 58 (47.15%) Unix
4 58 (47.15%) Windows
5 48 (39.02%) Puppet
6 44 (35.77%) Red Hat
7 40 (32.52%) Cisco
7 40 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (30.89%) Perl
9 37 (30.08%) Python
9 37 (30.08%) NetApp
10 36 (29.27%) Finance
11 35 (28.46%) DNS
11 35 (28.46%) Bash Shell
11 35 (28.46%) DevOps
12 34 (27.64%) NAS
12 34 (27.64%) Fibre Channel
13 33 (26.83%) iSCSI
13 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (26.83%) Oracle
14 32 (26.02%) Solaris
14 32 (26.02%) Open Source
15 31 (25.20%) LDAP
16 30 (24.39%) EMC
17 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
18 26 (21.14%) TCP/IP
19 24 (19.51%) OpenStack
19 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
20 23 (18.70%) ITIL

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 24 (19.51%) OpenStack
2 21 (17.07%) Apache
3 15 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.94%) IIS
5 10 (8.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (8.13%) Node.js
5 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.32%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.88%) WebSphere
8 5 (4.07%) JBoss
8 5 (4.07%) Jetty
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.44%) SAS
11 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.81%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.13%) IaaS
3 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.88%) Office 365
5 5 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.07%) PaaS
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.85%) SAN
2 35 (28.46%) DNS
3 34 (27.64%) Fibre Channel
3 34 (27.64%) NAS
4 33 (26.83%) iSCSI
5 31 (25.20%) LDAP
6 26 (21.14%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.38%) FCoE
8 13 (10.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (10.57%) Firewall
9 11 (8.94%) DHCP
10 10 (8.13%) Multicast
11 9 (7.32%) WAN
12 8 (6.50%) HTTP
12 8 (6.50%) LAN
12 8 (6.50%) SMTP
13 7 (5.69%) SNMP
13 7 (5.69%) VPN
14 6 (4.88%) IMAP
15 5 (4.07%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.07%) Couchbase
5 5 (4.07%) HBase
5 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) IDOL
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.07%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.25%) Subversion
6 2 (1.63%) Ant
6 2 (1.63%) GCC
7 1 (0.81%) git-flow
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.50%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.07%) Legal
7 4 (3.25%) Front Office
7 4 (3.25%) Marketing
8 3 (2.44%) Games
8 3 (2.44%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Administrator
2 38 (30.89%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Unix Administrator
5 15 (12.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.32%) Storage Administrator
9 9 (7.32%) VMWare Administrator
10 8 (6.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (5.69%) Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Web Services
2 11 (8.94%) LAMP
3 9 (7.32%) Middleware
4 6 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.07%) Java EE
5 5 (4.07%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (4.07%) Rendezvous
6 4 (3.25%) JMX
6 4 (3.25%) jQuery
6 4 (3.25%) JRuby
6 4 (3.25%) Swagger
6 4 (3.25%) XML
7 3 (2.44%) HTML
7 3 (2.44%) POSIX
7 3 (2.44%) XSLT
8 2 (1.63%) Akka
8 2 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.63%) libvirt
8 2 (1.63%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Data Centre
1 15 (12.20%) Private Cloud
2 11 (8.94%) Clustering
3 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.69%) EMC VNX
4 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.07%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.44%) Equities
7 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.44%) Online Games
8 2 (1.63%) BBC
8 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) HACMP
8 2 (1.63%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (78.05%) Linux
2 58 (47.15%) Unix
2 58 (47.15%) Windows
3 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (26.02%) Solaris
5 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.76%) Ubuntu
7 10 (8.13%) AIX
7 10 (8.13%) Debian
7 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.32%) CentOS
9 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.25%) SUSE
10 4 (3.25%) VyOS
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) DevOps
2 32 (26.02%) Open Source
3 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
4 23 (18.70%) ITIL
5 17 (13.82%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.38%) Migration
7 14 (11.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (10.57%) High Availability
9 11 (8.94%) API Development
10 10 (8.13%) Change Management
10 10 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.32%) Dependency Management
11 9 (7.32%) Patch Management
12 8 (6.50%) Capacity Management
13 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.89%) Perl
2 37 (30.08%) Python
3 35 (28.46%) Bash Shell
4 21 (17.07%) Java
5 18 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
7 16 (13.01%) SQL
8 9 (7.32%) Ruby
9 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.88%) C
10 6 (4.88%) C-shell
11 5 (4.07%) Korn
11 5 (4.07%) PHP
11 5 (4.07%) VBScript
12 4 (3.25%) C++
12 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.81%) Lisp
13 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) RHCE
2 15 (12.20%) RHCA
3 12 (9.76%) Degree
4 11 (8.94%) CCNA
4 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.88%) CCNP
5 6 (4.88%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.44%) MCSE
6 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) NCDA
7 1 (0.81%) NCIE
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.89%) VMware ESX
3 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (10.57%) Samba
4 13 (10.57%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.13%) iptables
5 10 (8.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (8.13%) vSphere
6 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.50%) KVM
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (5.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (4.88%) SRDF
9 5 (4.07%) Ceph
9 5 (4.07%) Postfix
9 5 (4.07%) StorNext
9 5 (4.07%) vCloud
9 5 (4.07%) Xen
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (39.02%) Puppet
2 15 (12.20%) Nagios
3 12 (9.76%) HAProxy
4 10 (8.13%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.69%) Cacti
5 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.88%) Tivoli
6 6 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (4.07%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (3.25%) Ansible
8 4 (3.25%) Bacula
8 4 (3.25%) Casper Suite
8 4 (3.25%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (2.44%) OpenView
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.44%) SELinux
9 3 (2.44%) SnapVault
9 3 (2.44%) systemd
10 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (52.03%) VMware
2 44 (35.77%) Red Hat
3 40 (32.52%) Cisco
4 37 (30.08%) NetApp
5 33 (26.83%) Oracle
6 30 (24.39%) EMC
7 23 (18.70%) Veritas
8 19 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.82%) HP
10 16 (13.01%) IBM
11 14 (11.38%) Dell
12 13 (10.57%) Brocade
13 12 (9.76%) F5
13 12 (9.76%) Isilon
14 10 (8.13%) Sun
15 8 (6.50%) 3PAR
15 8 (6.50%) Sybase
16 6 (4.88%) Citrix
16 6 (4.88%) Intel
16 6 (4.88%) Veeam
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