Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network File System (NFS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 - 228
Rank change year-on-year - +228 +28
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
10th Percentile £416 " "
25th Percentile £463 " £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 - £450
75th Percentile £638 " £475
90th Percentile £720 " "
Central London median daily rate £475 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.75
Central London median hourly rate - - £41.75

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 500 251 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.77% 13.98% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 202 871
10th Percentile £363 £267 £213
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £598
90th Percentile £712 £636 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.70% +21.29% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.13 £21.00
% change year-on-year +34.31% -18.45% +9.09%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NFS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NFS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NFS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
NFS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) AWS
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) GCP
4 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 2 (40.00%) QRadar
4 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Control-M
2 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Netcool
2 2 (40.00%) QRadar
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec