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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 561 565 529
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Contract jobs citing NFS 89 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 1.48% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 61
Median daily rate £475 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £285 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £404 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - £30.75

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
6445 6090 5790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.42% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4093 3430 3225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 615 663
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 -11 85 £488 +26.62% 15
London -10 50 £550 +46.66% 5
South East +14 18 £450 -18.18% 7
Yorkshire +2 11 £500 +29.03%
City of London +37 10 £550 +45.21% 3
South Yorkshire 0 7 £525 -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
Surrey - 6 £413 - 2
Berkshire +6 5 £381 -30.68% 4
Hampshire +6 4 £475 - 1
Leeds +4 4 £420 +8.38%
West Yorkshire +1 4 £420 +8.38%
Milton Keynes +15 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £450 - 1
Docklands, London +13 3 £350 -
South West +12 3 £375 - 2
Slough +7 3 £375 +7.91% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 3 £400 -
East of England +16 2 £320 -1.53%
Hertfordshire - 2 £320 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Camberley - 2 £475 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £475 -
North West +3 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £325 -

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 177 (82.71%) Linux
2 144 (67.29%) VMware
3 115 (53.74%) Windows
4 105 (49.07%) NetApp
5 101 (47.20%) SAN
6 99 (46.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (36.45%) iSCSI
8 72 (33.64%) Oracle
9 67 (31.31%) Unix
9 67 (31.31%) Fibre Channel
10 65 (30.37%) Red Hat
11 64 (29.91%) DNS
11 64 (29.91%) NAS
12 61 (28.50%) Solaris
13 59 (27.57%) Puppet
14 58 (27.10%) Cisco
15 53 (24.77%) Apache
15 53 (24.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 46 (21.50%) LDAP
16 46 (21.50%) Active Directory
17 45 (21.03%) Perl
17 45 (21.03%) Finance
18 44 (20.56%) EMC
19 43 (20.09%) HP
19 43 (20.09%) SQL
20 40 (18.69%) Performance Tuning
21 39 (18.22%) SQL Server
21 39 (18.22%) IBM
21 39 (18.22%) Microsoft
22 38 (17.76%) ITIL

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 53 (24.77%) Apache
2 38 (17.76%) Tomcat
3 27 (12.62%) OpenStack
4 20 (9.35%) IIS
5 18 (8.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 16 (7.48%) WebSphere
7 15 (7.01%) Oracle Coherence
8 12 (5.61%) WebLogic
9 11 (5.14%) JBoss
10 10 (4.67%) Confluence
10 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
11 7 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (2.34%) GlassFish
12 5 (2.34%) nginx
13 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.40%) Zimbra
Applications
1 27 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
1 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.34%) PaaS
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.40%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) Office 365
6 2 (0.93%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (47.20%) SAN
2 78 (36.45%) iSCSI
3 67 (31.31%) Fibre Channel
4 64 (29.91%) DNS
4 64 (29.91%) NAS
5 46 (21.50%) LDAP
6 33 (15.42%) FCoE
7 31 (14.49%) Firewall
7 31 (14.49%) LAN
7 31 (14.49%) WAN
8 28 (13.08%) TCP/IP
9 26 (12.15%) Multicast
10 23 (10.75%) HTTP
11 18 (8.41%) DHCP
12 14 (6.54%) SSH
13 10 (4.67%) VPN
14 9 (4.21%) Internet
14 9 (4.21%) VLAN
15 8 (3.74%) BGP
16 7 (3.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.08%) MySQL
3 19 (8.88%) Hadoop
4 17 (7.94%) HBase
5 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.34%) Redis
8 4 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.40%) DB2
10 2 (0.93%) Big Data
10 2 (0.93%) IDOL
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 36 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.48%) JIRA
4 12 (5.61%) Subversion
5 6 (2.80%) Ant
5 6 (2.80%) git-flow
6 5 (2.34%) Gitweb
7 4 (1.87%) Maven
8 3 (1.40%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.93%) GCC
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (21.03%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Banking
3 11 (5.14%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.34%) Advertising
6 4 (1.87%) Games
7 3 (1.40%) Billing
7 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Law
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (22.43%) Administrator
2 30 (14.02%) Architect
2 30 (14.02%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (13.08%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (11.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (7.94%) Unix Engineer
6 15 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.54%) Unix Administrator
8 13 (6.07%) Storage Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) Consultant
9 12 (5.61%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.14%) Storage Administrator
11 10 (4.67%) Lead Architect
11 10 (4.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.21%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) Middleware
2 21 (9.81%) LAMP
3 15 (7.01%) Rendezvous
4 14 (6.54%) HTML
4 14 (6.54%) XML
4 14 (6.54%) XSLT
5 13 (6.07%) Web Services
6 12 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.27%) Node.js
8 6 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (2.80%) libvirt
9 4 (1.87%) JRuby
10 3 (1.40%) ELK Stack
10 3 (1.40%) REST
11 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.93%) SOAP
12 1 (0.47%) .NET
12 1 (0.47%) Memcached
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.01%) Replication
3 14 (6.54%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.74%) Clustering
5 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.74%) EMC VNX
5 8 (3.74%) HACMP
5 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (1.40%) Fintech
8 3 (1.40%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 177 (82.71%) Linux
2 115 (53.74%) Windows
3 67 (31.31%) Unix
4 61 (28.50%) Solaris
5 53 (24.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (11.21%) Windows Server
7 23 (10.75%) Data ONTAP
8 22 (10.28%) CentOS
9 21 (9.81%) Ubuntu
10 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (7.01%) AIX
12 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (3.74%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.80%) Debian
15 6 (2.80%) SUSE
16 5 (2.34%) HPUX
16 5 (2.34%) VMS
17 4 (1.87%) VyOS
18 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.69%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (17.76%) DevOps
2 38 (17.76%) ITIL
3 35 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.95%) Configuration Management
5 28 (13.08%) Migration
6 24 (11.21%) Benchmarking
7 21 (9.81%) High Availability
8 20 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (9.35%) Open Source
9 17 (7.94%) Capacity Management
9 17 (7.94%) Service Management
9 17 (7.94%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (6.54%) Change Management
11 11 (5.14%) Data Management
11 11 (5.14%) Load Balancing
12 9 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.21%) ITSM
12 9 (4.21%) Patch Management
12 9 (4.21%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) Perl
2 43 (20.09%) SQL
3 34 (15.89%) Python
4 29 (13.55%) Bash Shell
5 21 (9.81%) Java
6 17 (7.94%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.48%) Ruby
8 15 (7.01%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.54%) PHP
10 13 (6.07%) Korn
11 8 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.80%) C
13 4 (1.87%) C++
13 4 (1.87%) C-shell
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
15 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.35%) RHCE
2 20 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.41%) RHCA
4 11 (5.14%) Degree
5 10 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.21%) CCNA
6 9 (4.21%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.74%) CCNP
7 8 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.27%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.40%) MCSE
9 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.40%) VCP5
10 2 (0.93%) MCSA
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.47%) NCDA
11 1 (0.47%) VCAP
11 1 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (46.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (21.50%) Active Directory
3 34 (15.89%) KVM
4 33 (15.42%) Hyper-V
5 30 (14.02%) vSphere
6 29 (13.55%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (13.55%) Xen
7 27 (12.62%) SRDF
8 24 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (8.88%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (7.94%) VMware ESX
11 13 (6.07%) Squid
12 11 (5.14%) iptables
12 11 (5.14%) Samba
13 8 (3.74%) Docker
14 7 (3.27%) XenServer
15 6 (2.80%) Oracle Clusterware
15 6 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (2.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (2.34%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 59 (27.57%) Puppet
2 24 (11.21%) Nagios
3 23 (10.75%) NetBackup
3 23 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (10.75%) SCOM
4 14 (6.54%) Ansible
5 12 (5.61%) HAProxy
5 12 (5.61%) vRealize
6 9 (4.21%) OVSD
7 8 (3.74%) SCCM
7 8 (3.74%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.27%) logstash
8 7 (3.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.80%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.80%) Grafana
9 6 (2.80%) Graphite
9 6 (2.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (2.34%) Cacti
10 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (2.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 144 (67.29%) VMware
2 105 (49.07%) NetApp
3 72 (33.64%) Oracle
4 65 (30.37%) Red Hat
5 58 (27.10%) Cisco
6 44 (20.56%) EMC
7 43 (20.09%) HP
8 39 (18.22%) IBM
8 39 (18.22%) Microsoft
9 27 (12.62%) Intel
10 24 (11.21%) Brocade
11 23 (10.75%) Veritas
12 15 (7.01%) DataSynapse
12 15 (7.01%) Sybase
12 15 (7.01%) Symantec
12 15 (7.01%) TIBCO
13 12 (5.61%) Sun
14 10 (4.67%) 3PAR
14 10 (4.67%) Citrix
14 10 (4.67%) Isilon
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