The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 523 528 526
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing NFS 119 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 1.77% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 51
Median daily rate £475 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £287 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £291
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.69%
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 -
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6680 5922 5536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.59% 10.57% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4130 3348 3010
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 622 652
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NFS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS within the UK.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

NFS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NFS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFS within the UK.

NFS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NFS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +14 117 £475 +18.75% 12
London +26 66 £475 +26.66% 4
South East +13 27 £425 -17.07% 3
City of London +37 17 £475 +48.43% 2
Berkshire -3 8 £375 -32.58% 2
Yorkshire -3 7 £525 +40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £500 -
South Yorkshire -3 6 £525 -
Surrey -7 6 £425 +6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 - -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
North East - 6 - -
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
East of England +17 4 £328 -15.48% 2
Milton Keynes +15 4 £500 -
North West -13 4 £350 +20.68%
Hampshire - 4 £463 - 1
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Kent +2 3 £415 -19.22%
Hertfordshire +15 2 £320 -17.41%
Docklands, London +7 2 £350 -46.15%
South West +5 2 £443 +14.19% 2
Manchester -13 2 £350 +21.73%
Leatherhead - 2 £425 -
Gloucester - 2 £443 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £345 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £443 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £431 -
Merseyside - 2 £350 -

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 178 (82.03%) Linux
2 128 (58.99%) VMware
3 111 (51.15%) Windows
4 103 (47.47%) SAN
5 95 (43.78%) NetApp
6 84 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (35.48%) Unix
8 72 (33.18%) iSCSI
9 69 (31.80%) Fibre Channel
10 66 (30.41%) Cisco
11 65 (29.95%) Red Hat
11 65 (29.95%) Puppet
12 62 (28.57%) NAS
13 61 (28.11%) Solaris
14 60 (27.65%) Finance
14 60 (27.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 59 (27.19%) DNS
16 56 (25.81%) Oracle
17 50 (23.04%) LDAP
17 50 (23.04%) DevOps
18 49 (22.58%) Perl
19 44 (20.28%) Python
20 43 (19.82%) Active Directory
20 43 (19.82%) IBM
21 42 (19.35%) Apache
21 42 (19.35%) SQL
22 41 (18.89%) EMC
23 40 (18.43%) HP
24 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
25 37 (17.05%) Configuration Management

NFS
Top Related IT Skills 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 42 (19.35%) Apache
2 34 (15.67%) Tomcat
3 28 (12.90%) OpenStack
4 20 (9.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (9.22%) WebSphere
5 19 (8.76%) IIS
6 17 (7.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (5.07%) JBoss
8 10 (4.61%) MS Exchange
8 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.30%) Confluence
13 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.38%) Jetty
13 3 (1.38%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.92%) FileNet
15 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) RMDS
1 1 (0.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.69%) IaaS
2 8 (3.69%) PaaS
3 7 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.30%) Office 365
5 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.38%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 103 (47.47%) SAN
2 72 (33.18%) iSCSI
3 69 (31.80%) Fibre Channel
4 62 (28.57%) NAS
5 59 (27.19%) DNS
6 50 (23.04%) LDAP
7 30 (13.82%) FCoE
7 30 (13.82%) LAN
7 30 (13.82%) WAN
8 29 (13.36%) TCP/IP
9 27 (12.44%) Firewall
10 25 (11.52%) Multicast
11 22 (10.14%) HTTP
12 15 (6.91%) DHCP
13 10 (4.61%) SSH
14 9 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (4.15%) Network Security
14 9 (4.15%) VPN
15 8 (3.69%) FTP
15 8 (3.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.14%) Hadoop
3 20 (9.22%) MySQL
4 19 (8.76%) HBase
5 9 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.38%) DB2
9 2 (0.92%) IDOL
9 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) OLAP
10 1 (0.46%) OLTP
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.83%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.07%) JIRA
4 9 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.76%) git-flow
6 5 (2.30%) Ant
7 4 (1.84%) Subversion
8 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.92%) GCC
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.46%) Gitweb
10 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (27.65%) Finance
2 22 (10.14%) Banking
3 13 (5.99%) Financial Institution
3 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.30%) Legal
5 4 (1.84%) Law
5 4 (1.84%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Billing
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (27.19%) Administrator
2 44 (20.28%) Systems Administrator
3 35 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (12.44%) Architect
5 24 (11.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (10.14%) Unix Engineer
7 21 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
8 20 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.91%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
12 13 (5.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 13 (5.99%) Support Engineer
12 13 (5.99%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) Storage Administrator
13 11 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.06%) Middleware
2 22 (10.14%) Web Services
3 17 (7.83%) Rendezvous
3 17 (7.83%) XML
4 16 (7.37%) HTML
4 16 (7.37%) XSLT
5 13 (5.99%) LAMP
6 8 (3.69%) Node.js
7 7 (3.23%) JRuby
7 7 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.84%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.38%) Dropwizard
9 3 (1.38%) Java EE
9 3 (1.38%) JMX
9 3 (1.38%) jQuery
9 3 (1.38%) REST
9 3 (1.38%) Swagger
10 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.92%) libvirt
10 2 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.37%) Private Cloud
3 15 (6.91%) Clustering
4 14 (6.45%) HACMP
5 12 (5.53%) Replication
6 11 (5.07%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (4.15%) EMC VNX
9 7 (3.23%) Client/Server
9 7 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 7 (3.23%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.30%) CMDB
10 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.38%) Online Games
12 3 (1.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 178 (82.03%) Linux
2 111 (51.15%) Windows
3 77 (35.48%) Unix
4 61 (28.11%) Solaris
5 60 (27.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (9.22%) AIX
6 20 (9.22%) CentOS
6 20 (9.22%) Data ONTAP
7 19 (8.76%) Windows Server
8 17 (7.83%) Ubuntu
9 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (3.69%) Debian
12 8 (3.69%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.23%) VyOS
13 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.38%) SUSE
14 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.04%) DevOps
2 37 (17.05%) Configuration Management
3 35 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.21%) ITIL
4 33 (15.21%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (13.36%) Open Source
6 26 (11.98%) Migration
7 24 (11.06%) Benchmarking
8 22 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (10.14%) High Availability
9 19 (8.76%) Service Management
10 14 (6.45%) Capacity Management
10 14 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (5.53%) ITSM
13 11 (5.07%) Change Management
14 10 (4.61%) Dependency Management
14 10 (4.61%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.58%) Perl
2 44 (20.28%) Python
3 42 (19.35%) SQL
4 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 28 (12.90%) Java
5 21 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.53%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.61%) Korn
9 9 (4.15%) Ruby
10 7 (3.23%) PHP
10 7 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.76%) C
12 3 (1.38%) C++
12 3 (1.38%) C-shell
13 2 (0.92%) VBScript
14 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.76%) RHCE
4 17 (7.83%) RHCA
5 11 (5.07%) Degree
6 10 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.15%) CCNA
8 8 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.23%) CCNP
9 7 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.76%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.38%) MCSA
11 3 (1.38%) MCSE
11 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.92%) VCP5
13 1 (0.46%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 84 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (19.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (14.75%) Hyper-V
5 28 (12.90%) KVM
5 28 (12.90%) Xen
6 26 (11.98%) SRDF
7 24 (11.06%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (11.06%) vSphere
8 22 (10.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (9.22%) Oracle RAC
9 20 (9.22%) VMware ESX
10 15 (6.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 10 (4.61%) iptables
12 9 (4.15%) Docker
13 8 (3.69%) Oracle Clusterware
13 8 (3.69%) Samba
13 8 (3.69%) Squid
14 7 (3.23%) Firmware
15 5 (2.30%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 65 (29.95%) Puppet
2 22 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.76%) Nagios
4 18 (8.29%) NetBackup
4 18 (8.29%) SCOM
5 10 (4.61%) HAProxy
6 9 (4.15%) Ansible
6 9 (4.15%) OVSD
6 9 (4.15%) vRealize
7 8 (3.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (3.69%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.23%) Cacti
8 7 (3.23%) logstash
8 7 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.76%) CFEngine
10 5 (2.30%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (2.30%) SCCM
10 5 (2.30%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.84%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 128 (58.99%) VMware
2 95 (43.78%) NetApp
3 66 (30.41%) Cisco
4 65 (29.95%) Red Hat
5 56 (25.81%) Oracle
6 43 (19.82%) IBM
7 41 (18.89%) EMC
8 40 (18.43%) HP
9 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
10 33 (15.21%) Veritas
11 26 (11.98%) Intel
12 25 (11.52%) Brocade
13 18 (8.29%) Sybase
14 17 (7.83%) DataSynapse
14 17 (7.83%) TIBCO
15 15 (6.91%) Symantec
16 12 (5.53%) Citrix
17 11 (5.07%) 3PAR
17 11 (5.07%) Isilon
18 10 (4.61%) Dell
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