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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 578 584 527
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -57
Contract jobs citing NFS 79 77 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 1.34% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 68
Median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £323 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £44.46 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.78 - £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.96 - £30.00

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
6429 5766 5798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.01% 10.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4064 3276 3221
Median daily rate £411 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 618 704
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £40.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 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
England +25 74 £475 +18.75% 19
London -5 45 £475 +18.60% 8
South East +21 16 £463 +23.33% 8
Yorkshire +12 9 £463 +15.62%
Hampshire +21 8 £475 +30.13% 1
City of London +8 6 £425 +8.97% 2
Leeds +9 5 £420 +5.00%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £420 +5.00%
Scotland - 5 £400 -
South Yorkshire 0 4 £513 +7.89%
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Berkshire +6 3 - - 4
Sheffield 0 3 £500 +5.26%
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 - 1
Aldershot - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
South West +7 2 £288 -
Surrey +5 2 £475 - 2
Slough +4 2 - - 2
Camberley - 2 £475 -
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
Kilmarnock - 2 - -
North West +11 1 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
Bristol - 1 £200 -

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 164 (82.41%) Linux
2 146 (73.37%) VMware
3 104 (52.26%) Windows
4 98 (49.25%) SAN
4 98 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (46.73%) NetApp
6 72 (36.18%) iSCSI
7 65 (32.66%) DNS
8 64 (32.16%) NAS
9 63 (31.66%) Unix
9 63 (31.66%) Oracle
10 62 (31.16%) Fibre Channel
11 58 (29.15%) Puppet
12 57 (28.64%) Cisco
13 55 (27.64%) Apache
13 55 (27.64%) Solaris
13 55 (27.64%) Red Hat
14 46 (23.12%) HP
14 46 (23.12%) SQL
14 46 (23.12%) LDAP
15 45 (22.61%) Active Directory
15 45 (22.61%) Finance
16 43 (21.61%) Perl
16 43 (21.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (20.60%) EMC
18 40 (20.10%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (19.60%) SQL Server
19 39 (19.60%) Tomcat
20 38 (19.10%) Git (software)
21 36 (18.09%) KVM

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 55 (27.64%) Apache
2 39 (19.60%) Tomcat
3 26 (13.07%) OpenStack
4 21 (10.55%) IIS
5 19 (9.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 16 (8.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 16 (8.04%) WebSphere
7 12 (6.03%) Confluence
8 11 (5.53%) MS Exchange
9 10 (5.03%) JBoss
10 9 (4.52%) WebLogic
11 6 (3.02%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (3.02%) GlassFish
11 6 (3.02%) nginx
12 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.51%) Zimbra
Applications
1 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) RMDS
1 1 (0.50%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.01%) PaaS
4 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Office 365
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (49.25%) SAN
2 72 (36.18%) iSCSI
3 65 (32.66%) DNS
4 64 (32.16%) NAS
5 62 (31.16%) Fibre Channel
6 46 (23.12%) LDAP
7 34 (17.09%) FCoE
8 33 (16.58%) LAN
8 33 (16.58%) WAN
9 29 (14.57%) Firewall
10 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
11 26 (13.07%) Multicast
12 25 (12.56%) HTTP
13 18 (9.05%) DHCP
14 14 (7.04%) SSH
15 10 (5.03%) VLAN
16 9 (4.52%) VPN
17 8 (4.02%) BGP
17 8 (4.02%) SMTP
18 7 (3.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.58%) MySQL
3 20 (10.05%) Hadoop
4 18 (9.05%) HBase
5 7 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.02%) Redis
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.01%) Big Data
9 2 (1.01%) DB2
9 2 (1.01%) IDOL
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) DataStage
10 1 (0.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.55%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.05%) JIRA
4 12 (6.03%) Subversion
5 6 (3.02%) git-flow
5 6 (3.02%) Gitweb
6 5 (2.51%) Ant
7 4 (2.01%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.01%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) GCC
General
1 45 (22.61%) Finance
2 23 (11.56%) Banking
3 14 (7.04%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Advertising
6 3 (1.51%) Billing
6 3 (1.51%) Games
6 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Law
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (22.11%) Administrator
2 33 (16.58%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (15.08%) Architect
4 26 (13.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 26 (13.07%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.54%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.54%) Storage Engineer
6 14 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (5.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.53%) NetApp Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Unix Administrator
9 11 (5.53%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Lead Architect
10 10 (5.03%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.56%) LAMP
1 23 (11.56%) Middleware
2 16 (8.04%) HTML
2 16 (8.04%) Rendezvous
3 15 (7.54%) XML
3 15 (7.54%) XSLT
4 14 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (4.52%) Web Services
6 8 (4.02%) libvirt
7 7 (3.52%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (3.02%) Node.js
9 4 (2.01%) JRuby
10 3 (1.51%) REST
11 2 (1.01%) CGI
11 2 (1.01%) ELK Stack
11 2 (1.01%) Embperl
11 2 (1.01%) FastCGI
11 2 (1.01%) Memcached
11 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.04%) Private Cloud
3 12 (6.03%) Replication
4 11 (5.53%) Client/Server
4 11 (5.53%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.52%) Clustering
6 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.52%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.52%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.02%) HACMP
9 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.51%) Derivative
10 3 (1.51%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.51%) Fintech
10 3 (1.51%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.51%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.51%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 164 (82.41%) Linux
2 104 (52.26%) Windows
3 63 (31.66%) Unix
4 55 (27.64%) Solaris
5 43 (21.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (13.07%) Windows Server
7 21 (10.55%) Data ONTAP
8 19 (9.55%) Ubuntu
9 17 (8.54%) CentOS
10 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (4.52%) AIX
13 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (3.52%) SUSE
14 7 (3.52%) Windows XP
15 5 (2.51%) Debian
15 5 (2.51%) VMS
16 4 (2.01%) VyOS
17 3 (1.51%) HPUX
17 3 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.10%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.58%) DevOps
4 31 (15.58%) Configuration Management
5 27 (13.57%) ITIL
6 25 (12.56%) Benchmarking
7 23 (11.56%) Migration
8 20 (10.05%) Open Source
9 19 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (9.05%) High Availability
11 14 (7.04%) Change Management
12 13 (6.53%) Server Virtualisation
13 12 (6.03%) Load Balancing
13 12 (6.03%) Service Management
14 11 (5.53%) Data Management
15 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (4.52%) Patch Management
16 9 (4.52%) Virtual Environments
17 8 (4.02%) Capacity Management
17 8 (4.02%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.12%) SQL
2 43 (21.61%) Perl
3 33 (16.58%) Python
4 32 (16.08%) Bash Shell
5 21 (10.55%) Java
6 18 (9.05%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.05%) Shell Script
7 17 (8.54%) PowerShell
7 17 (8.54%) Ruby
8 14 (7.04%) PHP
9 11 (5.53%) Korn
10 7 (3.52%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.02%) C
12 4 (2.01%) C++
12 4 (2.01%) C-shell
13 2 (1.01%) Go
13 2 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.05%) RHCA
2 18 (9.05%) RHCE
3 17 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.04%) Degree
5 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.03%) CCNA
7 9 (4.52%) CCNP
8 8 (4.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.02%) RHCSA
8 8 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.51%) MCSE
9 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.51%) VCP5
10 2 (1.01%) MCSA
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.50%) NCDA
11 1 (0.50%) VCAP
11 1 (0.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (22.61%) Active Directory
3 36 (18.09%) KVM
4 32 (16.08%) vSphere
5 31 (15.58%) Hyper-V
6 30 (15.08%) Xen
7 28 (14.07%) SRDF
8 21 (10.55%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (9.05%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (8.54%) VMware ESX
11 16 (8.04%) Samba
12 15 (7.54%) Squid
12 15 (7.54%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (6.03%) iptables
14 8 (4.02%) XenServer
15 7 (3.52%) Docker
16 6 (3.02%) VMware Server
16 6 (3.02%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (2.51%) Firmware
18 4 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 58 (29.15%) Puppet
2 25 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (12.06%) Nagios
4 21 (10.55%) NetBackup
5 16 (8.04%) SCOM
6 14 (7.04%) Ansible
6 14 (7.04%) HAProxy
7 9 (4.52%) vRealize
8 8 (4.02%) SCCM
8 8 (4.02%) ZABBIX
9 6 (3.02%) CFEngine
9 6 (3.02%) Grafana
9 6 (3.02%) Graphite
9 6 (3.02%) Graylog
9 6 (3.02%) Icinga
9 6 (3.02%) logstash
9 6 (3.02%) StatsD
9 6 (3.02%) Terraform
10 5 (2.51%) OpenView
10 5 (2.51%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 146 (73.37%) VMware
2 93 (46.73%) NetApp
3 63 (31.66%) Oracle
4 57 (28.64%) Cisco
5 55 (27.64%) Red Hat
6 46 (23.12%) HP
7 41 (20.60%) EMC
8 35 (17.59%) IBM
9 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
10 28 (14.07%) Intel
11 23 (11.56%) Brocade
12 18 (9.05%) Veritas
13 16 (8.04%) DataSynapse
13 16 (8.04%) TIBCO
14 15 (7.54%) Sybase
15 14 (7.04%) Sun
16 11 (5.53%) Symantec
17 10 (5.03%) 3PAR
18 8 (4.02%) Dell
18 8 (4.02%) Isilon
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