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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 235 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing NFS 24 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.43% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 24
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£400 £250 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
1233 1072 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.42% 11.53% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 489 466
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 152 176
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Kent - 7 £488 -
Hampshire +3 5 £263 -
Surrey - 5 £400 - 2
Berkshire -10 4 £320 +52.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £403 +19.25% 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) UNIX
4 19 (51.35%) Perl
4 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
4 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (48.65%) Finance
5 18 (48.65%) DNS
6 17 (45.95%) NetApp
7 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (40.54%) Clustering
9 14 (37.84%) HP
9 14 (37.84%) Windows
10 13 (35.14%) LDAP
10 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
11 12 (32.43%) Solaris
11 12 (32.43%) Python
12 11 (29.73%) Veritas
12 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
13 10 (27.03%) SAN
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
13 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
14 9 (24.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (24.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
14 9 (24.32%) iSCSI
15 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) TPMS
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) LDAP
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) iSCSI
5 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
5 6 (16.22%) NAS
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
6 4 (10.81%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) DAB
8 2 (5.41%) SSH
9 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Gerrit
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (18.92%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Law
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Project Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Support
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) HACMP
3 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Wiki
6 2 (5.41%) Kindle
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) UNIX
3 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Solaris
6 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (18.92%) CentOS
9 6 (16.22%) SUSE
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.81%) AIX
11 4 (10.81%) HPUX
12 2 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Change Control
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITSM
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Perl
2 12 (32.43%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) VB
7 4 (10.81%) Korn
7 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.81%) VBScript
8 3 (8.11%) C
9 2 (5.41%) Bourne shell
9 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (24.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Samba
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
1 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.51%) OVSD
4 3 (8.11%) WSUS
4 3 (8.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.41%) YaST
5 2 (5.41%) Control-M
5 2 (5.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
3 17 (45.95%) NetApp
4 14 (37.84%) HP
5 11 (29.73%) Veritas
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Sun
8 7 (18.92%) Symantec
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco
9 6 (16.22%) F5
10 5 (13.51%) EMC
10 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 5 (13.51%) Redknee
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle
11 3 (8.11%) Amdocs
12 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
12 2 (5.41%) Dell
12 2 (5.41%) IBM
13 1 (2.70%) Coverity
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