The first table below looks at the demand for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 225 218 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing NFS 13 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 1.08% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +64.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £294 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £410 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -35.77%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1013 1115 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 13.17% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 556 345
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 153 143
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
NFS
England

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the South East region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS across the South East region.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Berkshire +7 6 £425 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 23 (56.10%) iSCSI
3 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (53.66%) NetApp
5 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
5 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
6 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
7 17 (41.46%) Windows
8 16 (39.02%) HP
9 14 (34.15%) CentOS
10 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
11 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
12 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
12 10 (24.39%) LDAP
13 9 (21.95%) Apache
13 9 (21.95%) UNIX
13 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (21.95%) Sendmail
14 8 (19.51%) Postfix
14 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (19.51%) Solaris
14 8 (19.51%) Perl
14 8 (19.51%) Squid
14 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 8 (19.51%) LAMP
15 7 (17.07%) DNS
15 7 (17.07%) Sun

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) iSCSI
2 10 (24.39%) LDAP
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) SSH
7 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.44%) LTE
7 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.44%) SS7
7 1 (2.44%) ISUP
7 1 (2.44%) INAP
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) SMS
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Support
5 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Support
6 4 (9.76%) Project Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) LAMP
2 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.44%) CPAN
3 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) CentOS
4 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
5 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.95%) UNIX
6 8 (19.51%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Change Control
2 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
2 3 (7.32%) Change Management
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Kanban
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL
4 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Perl
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) Korn
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) C-shell
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) AWK
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) RHCE
5 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.76%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) VTSP
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (21.95%) Sendmail
5 8 (19.51%) Postfix
5 8 (19.51%) Squid
6 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.88%) Xen
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.44%) Samba
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
8 1 (2.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.44%) YUM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.44%) nmon
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 22 (53.66%) NetApp
3 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
4 16 (39.02%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Sun
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) Redknee
8 4 (9.76%) Juniper
8 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) EMC
9 3 (7.32%) Amdocs
9 3 (7.32%) F5
10 2 (4.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
11 1 (2.44%) Veritas
11 1 (2.44%) Google
11 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
11 1 (2.44%) Egenera