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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 239 260 234
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing NFS 16 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 0.98% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Median daily rate £463 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.96 - £30.00
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
1028 1120 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.27% 11.28% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 638 578
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £187 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 120 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.96 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Hampshire +21 8 £475 +30.13% 1
Berkshire +7 3 - - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 - 1
Surrey +2 2 £475 - 2
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (50.00%) NetApp
6 17 (40.48%) vSphere
7 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) LDAP
9 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
9 13 (30.95%) HP
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
10 12 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (26.19%) Unix
11 11 (26.19%) iSCSI
11 11 (26.19%) SCOM
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
13 8 (19.05%) Brocade
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) SAN
13 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
13 8 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (19.05%) NAS
14 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
14 7 (16.67%) Migration
15 6 (14.29%) Samba
15 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 6 (14.29%) DNS
15 6 (14.29%) MS Office

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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) LDAP
2 11 (26.19%) iSCSI
3 8 (19.05%) NAS
3 8 (19.05%) SAN
4 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 6 (14.29%) PCoIP
5 6 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.76%) FTP
6 2 (4.76%) SSH
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.38%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.14%) Billing
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Administrator
1 10 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) NetApp Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) SAN Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) NAS Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) NetApp Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) HP Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.90%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.14%) HP Storage
2 3 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (4.76%) HACMP
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) RIA
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
4 11 (26.19%) Unix
5 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Solaris
6 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
6 5 (11.90%) VMS
7 4 (9.52%) CentOS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.76%) AIX
9 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
1 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) ITSM
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) NCDA
5 1 (2.38%) RHCA
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) vSphere
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (14.29%) Samba
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Firmware
9 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.38%) Gluster
9 1 (2.38%) iptables
9 1 (2.38%) Postfix
9 1 (2.38%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (2.38%) Squid
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) OVSD
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) vRealize
3 3 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
3 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.38%) Cacti
5 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) NetApp
3 13 (30.95%) HP
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Brocade
5 6 (14.29%) NETGEAR
5 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) Isilon
7 4 (9.52%) Veritas
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) CommVault
9 2 (4.76%) Sun
10 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.38%) Percona