Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 224 221
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +46
Contract jobs citing NFS 6 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.41% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
City of London median daily rate £190 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.57% - +22.38%
10th Percentile £185 £244 £323
90th Percentile £509 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £438 £444
% change year-on-year -14.29% -1.41% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 898 638 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 10.34% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 494 529
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £239 £214 £205
90th Percentile £658 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 20
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.08% +36.43% +0.72%
10th Percentile £10.40 £14.10 £12.18
90th Percentile £26.45 £95.50 £30.88
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -27.59% +27.94% +6.25%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NFS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in the City of London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) vMotion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas