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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 235 210 223
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing NFS 22 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 2.39% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
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£388 £416 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £371 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
1247 1128 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.58% 13.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 523 367
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.32 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 8 £300 -23.07% 8
Surrey - 3 £411 -
Kent -6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) UNIX
3 27 (61.36%) Red Hat
4 26 (59.09%) Perl
5 23 (52.27%) DNS
6 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (47.73%) Windows
7 21 (47.73%) HP
8 20 (45.45%) Citrix
9 19 (43.18%) Solaris
10 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
11 17 (38.64%) Finance
11 17 (38.64%) VMware
12 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
12 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
14 13 (29.55%) Veritas
14 13 (29.55%) Banking
14 13 (29.55%) C
15 12 (27.27%) Java
16 11 (25.00%) Sun
16 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (25.00%) Korn
16 11 (25.00%) Bourne shell
17 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
17 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
17 10 (22.73%) Redknee
17 10 (22.73%) EMC
17 10 (22.73%) DHCP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
3 9 (20.45%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (13.64%) SAN
6 5 (11.36%) LDAP
7 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.82%) 3G
8 3 (6.82%) 4G
8 3 (6.82%) InfiniBand
9 2 (4.55%) SSH
9 2 (4.55%) DAB
10 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.27%) Connectrix
10 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
3 13 (29.55%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 3 (6.82%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) YAML
3 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 9 (20.45%) Thin Client
2 9 (20.45%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.36%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) HACMP
4 3 (6.82%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) UNIX
3 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) Solaris
6 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.64%) AIX
9 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.55%) SUSE
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.55%) CentOS
9 2 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Change Control
2 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) Line Management
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Perl
2 13 (29.55%) C
3 12 (27.27%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) Korn
4 11 (25.00%) Bourne shell
5 9 (20.45%) VB
6 6 (13.64%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.09%) C++
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) JNCIA
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.91%) CCNA
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
2 6 (13.64%) HNC
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) CCA
2 6 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (11.36%) RHCE
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) VTSP
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.82%) Docker
5 3 (6.82%) LXC
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) Samba
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) SRDF
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 9 (20.45%) Nagios
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (4.55%) YaST
5 2 (4.55%) Control-M
5 2 (4.55%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) OVSD
6 1 (2.27%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Red Hat
2 21 (47.73%) HP
3 20 (45.45%) Citrix
4 17 (38.64%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) Veritas
6 11 (25.00%) Sun
7 10 (22.73%) Redknee
7 10 (22.73%) EMC
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco
8 9 (20.45%) NetApp
8 9 (20.45%) Isilon
9 7 (15.91%) Juniper
9 7 (15.91%) Symantec
10 4 (9.09%) Altiris
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle
11 3 (6.82%) IBM
11 3 (6.82%) Amdocs
12 2 (4.55%) Dell
13 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
13 1 (2.27%) Microsoft