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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 224 216 229
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing NFS 23 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.09% 2.59% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
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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
1103 1044 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.88% 12.11% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 524 402
Average daily rate £325 £327 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 121 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.65 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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 +19 18 £300 - 1
Surrey -10 4 £550 +41.93% 2
Kent - 2 £550 -
Hampshire -11 1 £350 -
Home Counties - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
NFS
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NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (80.00%) Linux
2 34 (68.00%) Red Hat
3 26 (52.00%) UNIX
4 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (44.00%) Windows
5 22 (44.00%) Perl
6 21 (42.00%) HP
6 21 (42.00%) VMware
6 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (40.00%) DNS
8 19 (38.00%) Citrix
8 19 (38.00%) iSCSI
8 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
10 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 16 (32.00%) NetApp
11 15 (30.00%) Solaris
12 14 (28.00%) Finance
13 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
13 13 (26.00%) Java
13 13 (26.00%) EMC
14 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (24.00%) CentOS
14 12 (24.00%) Cisco
14 12 (24.00%) LDAP
15 11 (22.00%) Apache
15 11 (22.00%) C
15 11 (22.00%) Sun
15 11 (22.00%) NetBackup
15 11 (22.00%) Ubuntu

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) DNS
2 19 (38.00%) iSCSI
3 12 (24.00%) LDAP
4 9 (18.00%) DHCP
5 6 (12.00%) SAN
6 5 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) InfiniBand
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.00%) SS7
8 1 (2.00%) ISUP
8 1 (2.00%) INAP
8 1 (2.00%) Firewall
8 1 (2.00%) Connectrix
8 1 (2.00%) SSH
8 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) SMS
8 1 (2.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.00%) Gradle
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
5 2 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Linux Support
4 7 (14.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Project Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Project Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Server Support
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) SOAP
2 8 (16.00%) LAMP
3 2 (4.00%) YAML
4 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.00%) CPAN
4 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) UNIX
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Solaris
6 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (24.00%) CentOS
7 11 (22.00%) Ubuntu
8 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (10.00%) AIX
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) Change Control
2 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.00%) Change Management
3 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.00%) DevOps
3 2 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL
4 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Time Management
4 1 (2.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Perl
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) C
4 10 (20.00%) Korn
5 9 (18.00%) VB
6 8 (16.00%) Bourne shell
7 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) AWK
10 1 (2.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) JNCIA
3 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) RHCE
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.00%) CCA
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.00%) HNC
5 5 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.00%) VTSP
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Sendmail
4 8 (16.00%) Postfix
4 8 (16.00%) Squid
5 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.00%) Xen
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (4.00%) Docker
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) SRDF
8 1 (2.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) KVM
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.00%) Nagios
3 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (8.00%) Puppet
5 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.00%) nmon
6 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.00%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (42.00%) HP
2 21 (42.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Citrix
4 16 (32.00%) NetApp
5 13 (26.00%) EMC
6 12 (24.00%) Cisco
7 11 (22.00%) Sun
8 10 (20.00%) Redknee
9 9 (18.00%) Juniper
10 8 (16.00%) Veritas
10 8 (16.00%) Isilon
11 5 (10.00%) IBM
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle
12 4 (8.00%) Altiris
13 3 (6.00%) Amdocs
14 2 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 2 (4.00%) JBoss
15 1 (2.00%) Dell
15 1 (2.00%) Vignette
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