The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 250 251
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing NFS 9 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 2.35% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 11
Median daily rate £475 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £372 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +199.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +199.75%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 953 1147 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.48% 13.02% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 677 619
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 101 150
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +13.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.73 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing NFS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the South East

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NFS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in the South East

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in the South East

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in the South East

NFS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Surrey +2 5 - - 2
Hampshire +6 3 £500 +8.10% 1
Berkshire +12 1 £350 -6.66%
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for NFS.

1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Solaris
2 20 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (67.86%) SAN
3 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
4 16 (57.14%) Unix
5 15 (53.57%) Veritas
5 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
6 13 (46.43%) NAS
6 13 (46.43%) Veritas File System
6 13 (46.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (46.43%) Brocade
6 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (46.43%) Oracle
6 13 (46.43%) Finance
7 12 (42.86%) NetApp
7 12 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (39.29%) Nagios
8 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
9 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (32.14%) Symantec
9 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (32.14%) EMC
9 9 (32.14%) Sun
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (28.57%) FTP
10 8 (28.57%) EMC Navisphere
10 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
10 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
10 8 (28.57%) High Availability

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) SAN
2 13 (46.43%) NAS
3 8 (28.57%) FTP
3 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 8 (28.57%) SSH
4 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (10.71%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (10.71%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Local Government
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Administrator
2 9 (32.14%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (32.14%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Storage Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
4 7 (25.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) NetApp Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Solaris
3 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) HPUX
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
2 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) ITSM
7 4 (14.29%) Task Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) OCP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 13 (46.43%) Veritas File System
2 12 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) Docker
5 3 (10.71%) Samba
5 3 (10.71%) Squid
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Nagios
1 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
2 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (28.57%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (21.43%) Ansible
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Puppet
7 2 (7.14%) Control-M
7 2 (7.14%) OpenView
7 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
2 15 (53.57%) Veritas
3 13 (46.43%) Brocade
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
4 12 (42.86%) NetApp
5 9 (32.14%) EMC
5 9 (32.14%) Sun
5 9 (32.14%) Symantec
6 6 (21.43%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
9 2 (7.14%) SAP
10 1 (3.57%) Dell
10 1 (3.57%) IBM
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