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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 248 241 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing NFS 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.10% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate £450 £409 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £286 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
984 1181 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 587 460
Average daily rate £350 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 119 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
Kent -6 3 £450 -
Surrey - 3 £451 -
Berkshire +3 2 £305 +6.55% 2
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Unix
3 12 (48.00%) Perl
3 12 (48.00%) iSCSI
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) SAN
6 9 (36.00%) Solaris
6 9 (36.00%) High Availability
7 8 (32.00%) NAS
7 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (32.00%) HACMP
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Veritas
7 8 (32.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (28.00%) CentOS
8 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Python
9 6 (24.00%) LDAP
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (24.00%) EMC

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) iSCSI
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 10 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) NAS
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) LDAP
6 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.00%) FTP
6 2 (8.00%) IPsec
6 2 (8.00%) SMTP
6 2 (8.00%) SNMP
6 2 (8.00%) SSH
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Intranet
7 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PVCS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Platform Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) HACMP
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Clustering
4 4 (16.00%) EMC VNX
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (8.00%) CLARiiON
6 2 (8.00%) LPAR
6 2 (8.00%) Replication
7 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Unix
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Solaris
6 7 (28.00%) CentOS
6 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) AIX
9 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) High Availability
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (20.00%) ITSM
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Security Management
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Korn
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Firmware
5 2 (8.00%) GPFS
5 2 (8.00%) OpenSSH
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (8.00%) Samba
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas File System
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (8.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.00%) OVSD
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
5 1 (4.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Veritas
3 6 (24.00%) EMC
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (16.00%) Brocade
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 4 (16.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) Egenera
6 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) Serena
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
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