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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 239 249 222
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing NFS 24 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 1.62% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
Median daily rate £438 £523 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £561 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £407 £291
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +40.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -45.00%
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
1173 1236 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.18% 13.13% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 611 533
Median daily rate £390 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 156 136
Median hourly rate £24.06 £19.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.82% +25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £40.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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
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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -2 8 £375 -31.81% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £495 -
Surrey -1 5 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire - 5 £475 - 1
Kent +3 1 £415 -19.22%
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 35 (64.81%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (42.59%) NetApp
5 20 (37.04%) Windows
6 19 (35.19%) iSCSI
7 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 17 (31.48%) Unix
8 17 (31.48%) LDAP
8 17 (31.48%) DNS
9 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 16 (29.63%) vSphere
10 15 (27.78%) Puppet
10 15 (27.78%) SCOM
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 15 (27.78%) Python
11 14 (25.93%) Perl
11 14 (25.93%) Veritas
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 13 (24.07%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (22.22%) DevOps
13 12 (22.22%) HACMP
13 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.22%) Finance
14 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (20.37%) Solaris
14 11 (20.37%) HP

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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.85%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) iSCSI
2 17 (31.48%) DNS
2 17 (31.48%) LDAP
3 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) SAN
5 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall
7 2 (3.70%) FTP
7 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.70%) PCoIP
7 2 (3.70%) SSH
7 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) Intranet
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Administrator
2 9 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Storage Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) LAMP
1 3 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) HACMP
2 9 (16.67%) Replication
3 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Clustering
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Unix
4 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.37%) Solaris
6 10 (18.52%) Data ONTAP
7 9 (16.67%) CentOS
7 9 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.26%) AIX
11 3 (5.56%) Debian
11 3 (5.56%) VMS
11 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
12 1 (1.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
1 13 (24.07%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (22.22%) DevOps
3 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (18.52%) Service Management
5 9 (16.67%) High Availability
5 9 (16.67%) ITSM
5 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
11 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Python
2 14 (25.93%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) C-shell
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) NCDA
5 1 (1.85%) RHCA
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (29.63%) vSphere
3 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 6 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.70%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (3.70%) Gluster
9 2 (3.70%) Samba
9 2 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (3.70%) Squid
9 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (1.85%) Docker
10 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
1 15 (27.78%) SCOM
2 9 (16.67%) OVSD
3 7 (12.96%) vRealize
4 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (9.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 3 (5.56%) Cacti
6 3 (5.56%) Nagios
7 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.70%) SCCM
8 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.85%) Plesk
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.85%) SCSM
8 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) NetApp
3 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) Veritas
5 11 (20.37%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco
7 6 (11.11%) Symantec
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
9 3 (5.56%) Brocade
9 3 (5.56%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) Isilon
10 2 (3.70%) Citrix
10 2 (3.70%) CommVault
10 2 (3.70%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.70%) Sun
11 1 (1.85%) arcserve
11 1 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.85%) IBM