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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
UK
Rank 510 507 540
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Contract jobs citing NFS 83 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 2.06% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 47
Median daily rate £406 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

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
5372 5091 5059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 10.18% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 3032 2781
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 489 576
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -5 75 £408 -8.42% 13
London -14 45 £475 +2.70% 5
South East +16 12 £438 -2.83% 4
Surrey +23 9 £438 -2.88% 3
North East -7 7 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £310 -
Scotland +29 6 £263 -
Yorkshire +14 5 £350 -11.39%
Ayr - 5 £263 -
South Ayrshire - 5 £263 -
Sheffield -6 4 £350 -
South Yorkshire -8 4 £350 -
City of London -4 3 £450 - 2
Berkshire +17 2 - -
West Midlands -7 2 £444 +30.51%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Glasgow +12 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 £175 -2.77% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £175 -2.77% 2
Canary Wharf -1 1 £675 +35.00%
South West -3 1 £215 -35.82% 2
Birmingham -9 1 £275 -19.11%
Warwickshire - 1 £613 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
Leicester - 1 £175 - 1
Woking - 1 - -

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (86.71%) Linux
2 103 (65.19%) VMware
3 81 (51.27%) SAN
4 80 (50.63%) Unix
5 78 (49.37%) Windows
6 72 (45.57%) Oracle
6 72 (45.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (44.30%) DNS
8 69 (43.67%) Solaris
9 64 (40.51%) NetApp
10 60 (37.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (37.97%) NAS
11 55 (34.81%) Red Hat
12 52 (32.91%) Sun
12 52 (32.91%) LDAP
13 51 (32.28%) Bash Shell
14 48 (30.38%) Perl
15 46 (29.11%) IBM
16 44 (27.85%) HP
17 43 (27.22%) SQL
17 43 (27.22%) iSCSI
18 37 (23.42%) Veritas
18 37 (23.42%) Finance
18 37 (23.42%) Puppet
19 36 (22.78%) EMC
19 36 (22.78%) Apache
20 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
21 31 (19.62%) Shell Script
21 31 (19.62%) Python
21 31 (19.62%) TCP/IP

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 36 (22.78%) Apache
2 25 (15.82%) Tomcat
3 21 (13.29%) IIS
4 12 (7.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (6.96%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.96%) WebSphere
6 10 (6.33%) OpenStack
6 10 (6.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (5.70%) JBoss
8 4 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.53%) nginx
9 3 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.27%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.27%) Confluence
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) RMDS
1 3 (1.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (51.27%) SAN
2 70 (44.30%) DNS
3 60 (37.97%) NAS
4 52 (32.91%) LDAP
5 43 (27.22%) iSCSI
6 31 (19.62%) TCP/IP
7 26 (16.46%) SSH
8 24 (15.19%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (12.66%) DHCP
9 20 (12.66%) FCoE
10 18 (11.39%) HTTP
11 17 (10.76%) Firewall
12 16 (10.13%) FTP
13 14 (8.86%) Internet
14 13 (8.23%) LAN
14 13 (8.23%) WAN
15 11 (6.96%) Multicast
16 10 (6.33%) SSL
17 9 (5.70%) VLAN
18 8 (5.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) MySQL
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.59%) Hadoop
4 11 (6.96%) HBase
5 6 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) DataStage
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) Redis
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.80%) Subversion
3 4 (2.53%) Gerrit
4 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.63%) Gitweb
5 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (23.42%) Finance
2 19 (12.03%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Games
4 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (43.67%) Administrator
2 39 (24.68%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (21.52%) Unix Administrator
4 26 (16.46%) Linux Administrator
5 20 (12.66%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 16 (10.13%) Architect
6 16 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (9.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (8.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (7.59%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (6.33%) VMWare Administrator
11 9 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) SAN Administrator
12 8 (5.06%) SAN Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Storage Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.43%) Storage Administrator
13 7 (4.43%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.03%) LAMP
2 12 (7.59%) Middleware
3 11 (6.96%) HTML
3 11 (6.96%) XML
4 10 (6.33%) Rendezvous
4 10 (6.33%) XSLT
5 9 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (5.06%) libvirt
7 5 (3.16%) Web Services
8 4 (2.53%) .NET
8 4 (2.53%) CGI
8 4 (2.53%) Embperl
8 4 (2.53%) FastCGI
8 4 (2.53%) Memcached
8 4 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.90%) ELK Stack
9 3 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.76%) Client/Server
3 16 (10.13%) Replication
4 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.33%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.06%) Clustering
6 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (5.06%) Symmetrix
7 5 (3.16%) EMC VNX
7 5 (3.16%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.53%) Derivative
8 4 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.90%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.90%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.90%) PKI
10 2 (1.27%) Fintech
10 2 (1.27%) RIA
11 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 137 (86.71%) Linux
2 80 (50.63%) Unix
3 78 (49.37%) Windows
4 69 (43.67%) Solaris
5 60 (37.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (13.92%) Windows Server
7 13 (8.23%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (8.23%) SUSE
8 11 (6.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (5.70%) AIX
9 9 (5.70%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (5.70%) Ubuntu
9 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (4.43%) HPUX
11 7 (4.43%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (3.16%) VMS
14 4 (2.53%) Debian
15 3 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
2 23 (14.56%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (13.29%) Change Management
4 20 (12.66%) Load Balancing
5 18 (11.39%) DevOps
5 18 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.76%) Migration
7 16 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.13%) High Availability
8 14 (8.86%) Kernel Tuning
9 12 (7.59%) ITIL
10 11 (6.96%) Benchmarking
11 10 (6.33%) Capacity Management
12 9 (5.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (5.06%) Data Management
13 8 (5.06%) Open Source
13 8 (5.06%) SDLC
13 8 (5.06%) Server Virtualisation
13 8 (5.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) Bash Shell
2 48 (30.38%) Perl
3 43 (27.22%) SQL
4 31 (19.62%) Python
4 31 (19.62%) Shell Script
5 21 (13.29%) Java
6 19 (12.03%) Korn
7 18 (11.39%) PowerShell
8 13 (8.23%) Ruby
9 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.96%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.06%) PHP
12 5 (3.16%) Bourne shell
12 5 (3.16%) C
12 5 (3.16%) C++
12 5 (3.16%) C-shell
13 4 (2.53%) Go
13 4 (2.53%) SystemTap
14 1 (0.63%) Julia
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.33%) RHCE
3 9 (5.70%) Degree
4 8 (5.06%) CCNA
4 8 (5.06%) CCNP
4 8 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.06%) RHCA
4 8 (5.06%) RHCSA
5 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.90%) MCSE
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.90%) VCP5
7 3 (1.90%) VCP6
7 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.27%) RHCT
8 2 (1.27%) VCAP
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) GCP
3 1 (0.63%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (45.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
3 27 (17.09%) vSphere
4 26 (16.46%) Samba
5 25 (15.82%) KVM
6 20 (12.66%) SRDF
7 18 (11.39%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (11.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (9.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (8.86%) Hyper-V
9 14 (8.86%) Veritas File System
10 12 (7.59%) Xen
11 11 (6.96%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (6.33%) iptables
13 8 (5.06%) VMware ESX
13 8 (5.06%) XenServer
14 6 (3.80%) Squid
14 6 (3.80%) VMware Server
14 6 (3.80%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (23.42%) Puppet
2 19 (12.03%) Nagios
3 14 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 13 (8.23%) NetBackup
5 10 (6.33%) Ansible
5 10 (6.33%) HAProxy
5 10 (6.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (4.43%) EMC Navisphere
7 6 (3.80%) OpenView
8 4 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (2.53%) SCCM
8 4 (2.53%) SCOM
9 3 (1.90%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.90%) RANCID
9 3 (1.90%) systemd
9 3 (1.90%) vRealize
10 2 (1.27%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 103 (65.19%) VMware
2 72 (45.57%) Oracle
3 64 (40.51%) NetApp
4 55 (34.81%) Red Hat
5 52 (32.91%) Sun
6 46 (29.11%) IBM
7 44 (27.85%) HP
8 37 (23.42%) Veritas
9 36 (22.78%) EMC
10 26 (16.46%) Cisco
11 21 (13.29%) Brocade
12 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
13 13 (8.23%) Intel
13 13 (8.23%) Sybase
14 12 (7.59%) CommVault
15 10 (6.33%) 3PAR
15 10 (6.33%) DataSynapse
15 10 (6.33%) TIBCO
16 8 (5.06%) Canon
16 8 (5.06%) Veeam
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