The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing NFS 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.41% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.42% 3.11% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £407
% change year-on-year - +10.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 146 193 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.85% 15.02% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 115 105
Median daily rate £388 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £184 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +24.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.63 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.70 £52.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in Surrey

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 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
Epsom - 5 - -
NFS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for NFS.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Unix
3 16 (88.89%) Solaris
3 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (83.33%) Load Balancing
4 15 (83.33%) SAN
4 15 (83.33%) Veritas
4 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (72.22%) NAS
5 13 (72.22%) Veritas File System
5 13 (72.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (72.22%) Brocade
6 12 (66.67%) NetApp
7 11 (61.11%) Finance
7 11 (61.11%) NetBackup
8 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (50.00%) Symantec
8 9 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (50.00%) EMC
8 9 (50.00%) Oracle
8 9 (50.00%) Sun
9 8 (44.44%) FTP
9 8 (44.44%) Nagios
9 8 (44.44%) EMC Navisphere
9 8 (44.44%) SSH
9 8 (44.44%) iSCSI
9 8 (44.44%) High Availability
9 8 (44.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (44.44%) Virtual Servers

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 13 (72.22%) NAS
3 8 (44.44%) FTP
3 8 (44.44%) iSCSI
3 8 (44.44%) SSH
4 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) InfiniBand
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Administrator
2 8 (44.44%) Storage Administrator
2 8 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (38.89%) SAN Administrator
3 7 (38.89%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Unix
3 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (88.89%) Solaris
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) HPUX
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 13 (72.22%) Veritas File System
2 8 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) Docker
4 2 (11.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) NetBackup
2 9 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (44.44%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (44.44%) Nagios
3 8 (44.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Ansible
5 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 2 (11.11%) Control-M
6 2 (11.11%) OpenView
6 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 15 (83.33%) Veritas
2 13 (72.22%) Brocade
3 12 (66.67%) NetApp
4 9 (50.00%) EMC
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Sun
4 9 (50.00%) Symantec
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) IBM