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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 232 217 234
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing NFS 16 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 2.10% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
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£375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -39.13%
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
1077 1097 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 12.38% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 545 386
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 127 132
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 1 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 1 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 +22 14 £300 - 2
Surrey -10 2 £550 +41.93% 4
Kent - 2 £550 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) Red Hat
3 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 25 (54.35%) VMware
4 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 22 (47.83%) Windows
7 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
8 20 (43.48%) HP
9 19 (41.30%) NetApp
9 19 (41.30%) UNIX
9 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
10 17 (36.96%) Perl
11 15 (32.61%) DNS
11 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (30.43%) CentOS
12 14 (30.43%) Citrix
13 13 (28.26%) Ubuntu
14 12 (26.09%) Solaris
14 12 (26.09%) LDAP
15 11 (23.91%) Apache
15 11 (23.91%) Java
15 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
15 11 (23.91%) Finance
15 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
16 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
17 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (19.57%) Sendmail
17 9 (19.57%) EMC
17 9 (19.57%) Cisco

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (23.91%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 15 (32.61%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) LDAP
4 6 (13.04%) DHCP
5 5 (10.87%) SAN
5 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.17%) LTE
8 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) SS7
8 1 (2.17%) ISUP
8 1 (2.17%) INAP
8 1 (2.17%) Firewall
8 1 (2.17%) SSH
8 1 (2.17%) HTTP
8 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.17%) Hudson
2 1 (2.17%) Gradle
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.17%) Ant
2 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Linux Support
5 7 (15.22%) Project Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Project Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Administrator
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
1 8 (17.39%) LAMP
2 2 (4.35%) YAML
3 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.17%) CPAN
3 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) Windows
3 19 (41.30%) UNIX
4 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (30.43%) CentOS
6 13 (28.26%) Ubuntu
7 12 (26.09%) Solaris
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.70%) AIX
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Change Control
2 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (4.35%) DevOps
3 2 (4.35%) Change Management
3 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.17%) Kanban
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Perl
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) C
4 7 (15.22%) Korn
5 6 (13.04%) VB
6 5 (10.87%) Bourne shell
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) AWK
9 1 (2.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) JNCIA
4 7 (15.22%) CCNA
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.04%) RHCE
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCA
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.70%) HNC
6 4 (8.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) ISEB
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) VTSP
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.57%) Sendmail
5 8 (17.39%) Postfix
5 8 (17.39%) Squid
6 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.35%) Xen
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.17%) Samba
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) XenServer
8 1 (2.17%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.04%) Nagios
4 4 (8.70%) Puppet
5 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.17%) nmon
6 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Red Hat
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) HP
4 19 (41.30%) NetApp
5 14 (30.43%) Citrix
6 9 (19.57%) Sun
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco
6 9 (19.57%) EMC
7 8 (17.39%) Redknee
8 7 (15.22%) Juniper
9 5 (10.87%) Veritas
9 5 (10.87%) Isilon
10 4 (8.70%) IBM
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle
11 3 (6.52%) F5
11 3 (6.52%) Amdocs
12 2 (4.35%) Altiris
12 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (4.35%) JBoss
13 1 (2.17%) Dell
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