Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 215 276
Rank change year-on-year -18 +61 +14
Contract jobs citing NFS 8 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 3.06% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 22
City of London median daily rate £190 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +48.44% -32.63%
10th Percentile £176 £330 £214
90th Percentile £493 £726 £660
Central London median daily rate £270 £475 £320
% change year-on-year -43.16% +48.44% -32.63%
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 skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 687 718 1109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.63% 10.53% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 581 816
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% +11.43%
10th Percentile £185 £225 £186
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £390
% change year-on-year +2.78% +15.38% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.63 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -15.99% +9.41%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £79.19 £22.70 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year +37.10% -13.79% +5.76%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Ansible
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
6 1 (12.50%) Salt
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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