The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / South East
Rank 221 247 243
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing NFS 12 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 0.84% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £438 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £445 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £408
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
945 950 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.38% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 556 588
Median daily rate £362 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 105 108
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +23 9 £438 -2.88% 4
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for NFS.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) SAN
3 12 (52.17%) HP
3 12 (52.17%) Brocade
3 12 (52.17%) NAS
4 11 (47.83%) NetApp
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) FTP
6 9 (39.13%) SSH
7 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (34.78%) LDAP
7 8 (34.78%) Veritas
7 8 (34.78%) Solaris
7 8 (34.78%) Sun
7 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (34.78%) High Availability
8 7 (30.43%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) Veritas File System
8 7 (30.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (30.43%) vSphere
8 7 (30.43%) iSCSI
8 7 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) SAN
2 12 (52.17%) NAS
3 9 (39.13%) FTP
3 9 (39.13%) SSH
4 8 (34.78%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) iSCSI
6 6 (26.09%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (21.74%) PCoIP
8 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (4.35%) DHCP
9 1 (4.35%) DNS
9 1 (4.35%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (30.43%) Storage Administrator
3 7 (30.43%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) SAN Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) NAS Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (8.70%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 2 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) HP Storage
4 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.70%) RIA
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Unix
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Solaris
6 5 (21.74%) HPUX
7 4 (17.39%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
8 1 (4.35%) SUSE
8 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (34.78%) High Availability
2 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Product Management
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Korn
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (30.43%) Veritas File System
1 7 (30.43%) Virtual Servers
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (30.43%) vSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Samba
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Server
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) iptables
3 1 (4.35%) LXC
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) EMC Navisphere
1 7 (30.43%) Nagios
1 7 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Brocade
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) NetApp
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) Sun
5 8 (34.78%) Veritas
6 6 (26.09%) NETGEAR
7 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Isilon
8 1 (4.35%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (4.35%) Percona
8 1 (4.35%) SAP