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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 253 246 227
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing NFS 30 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.35% 1.94% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £297 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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
1278 1286 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.24% 12.92% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 643 519
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 146 159
Median hourly rate £21.33 £18.53 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.14% +12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £500 +24.22%
Berkshire +4 8 £363 +13.28% 1
Surrey -4 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Kent -24 5 £425 -12.82%
Hampshire +6 2 £425 +61.90%
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
3 17 (42.50%) NetApp
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 15 (37.50%) Python
5 15 (37.50%) LDAP
6 14 (35.00%) DNS
6 14 (35.00%) Perl
6 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (35.00%) Puppet
7 13 (32.50%) Unix
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) Veritas
8 12 (30.00%) HACMP
8 12 (30.00%) DevOps
9 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 11 (27.50%) SCOM
10 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (20.00%) vSphere
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (20.00%) Solaris

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 15 (37.50%) LDAP
3 14 (35.00%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.50%) NAS
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (7.50%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.50%) Firewall
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) Intranet
9 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (17.50%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Storage Specialist
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) HACMP
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 8 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (32.50%) Unix
5 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (20.00%) Solaris
6 7 (17.50%) CentOS
6 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.50%) AIX
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.50%) Debian
10 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
11 1 (2.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITSM
3 7 (17.50%) Service Management
4 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (22.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (20.00%) vSphere
5 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Clusterware
5 6 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.00%) Firmware
7 2 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (5.00%) Gluster
7 2 (5.00%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (5.00%) Squid
8 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (2.50%) Docker
8 1 (2.50%) KVM
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.50%) Varnish
8 1 (2.50%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) SCOM
3 7 (17.50%) OVSD
3 7 (17.50%) vRealize
4 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (15.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (7.50%) Ansible
5 3 (7.50%) Cacti
5 3 (7.50%) Nagios
6 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.50%) Kibana
7 1 (2.50%) logstash
7 1 (2.50%) Plesk
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.50%) Salt
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM
7 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) NetApp
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) Veritas
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Hitachi
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) CommVault
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) arcserve
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam