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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 149 158
Rank change year-on-year -40 +9 +85
Contract jobs citing NFS 3 7 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.25% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 1.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
10th Percentile £551 £424 -
25th Percentile £557 £463 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £578 £588 -
Median % change year-on-year -1.70% - -
75th Percentile £591 £700 -
90th Percentile £592 £738 -
Central London median daily rate £578 £588 -
% change year-on-year -1.70% - -

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 626 450 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.88% 15.78% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 319 351
10th Percentile £266 £348 £200
25th Percentile £470 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £669 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
10th Percentile £24.45 - -
25th Percentile £24.75 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £13.08
Median % change year-on-year - - -34.63%
75th Percentile £31.38 - £18.70
90th Percentile £33.55 - £21.75
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year +32.50% +28.00% -18.83%

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
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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2019
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Zerto
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Management
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Banking

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Serena SBM
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Agile
3 1 (33.33%) CI/CD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Transfer
3 1 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Icinga
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Zerto
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Serena
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk