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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / South East
Rank 224 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing NFS 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.21% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £451 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +25.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £440 £395
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -66.66%

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
963 1073 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.64% 12.50% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 617 587
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 101 119
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 +19 8 £400 -15.83% 1
Berkshire +21 4 - - 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) SAN
3 15 (57.69%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (46.15%) NAS
6 12 (46.15%) Brocade
7 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 11 (42.31%) NetApp
8 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle
8 10 (38.46%) FTP
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
8 10 (38.46%) SSH
9 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (34.62%) Solaris
9 9 (34.62%) Veritas
9 9 (34.62%) Sun
9 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (34.62%) High Availability
10 8 (30.77%) Veritas File System
10 8 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (30.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
10 8 (30.77%) iSCSI
10 8 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (30.77%) Nagios
10 8 (30.77%) EMC Navisphere
11 7 (26.92%) LDAP

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 12 (46.15%) NAS
3 10 (38.46%) FTP
3 10 (38.46%) SSH
4 8 (30.77%) iSCSI
5 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (19.23%) PCoIP
8 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (7.69%) InfiniBand
10 1 (3.85%) DHCP
10 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Storage Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (23.08%) SAN Administrator
5 6 (23.08%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 5 (19.23%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (11.54%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) NAS Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.85%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (19.23%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
3 3 (11.54%) HP Storage
4 2 (7.69%) RIA
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Unix
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Solaris
6 5 (19.23%) HPUX
7 4 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (34.62%) High Availability
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (30.77%) Veritas File System
1 8 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Samba
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Server
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
4 2 (7.69%) LXC
5 1 (3.85%) iptables
5 1 (3.85%) Postfix
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) EMC Navisphere
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
1 8 (30.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) HP
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (46.15%) Brocade
4 11 (42.31%) NetApp
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) Sun
6 9 (34.62%) Veritas
7 6 (23.08%) NETGEAR
8 4 (15.38%) Symantec
9 3 (11.54%) EMC
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.85%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (3.85%) Percona
10 1 (3.85%) SAP