The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Network Appliance Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp
Rank 72 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing NetApp 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 1.02% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.35% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £730 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% +111.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £402 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £730 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +89.59%
NetApp
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.58% 43.31% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 151 141
Average daily rate £488 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 31
Average hourly rate £16.84 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetApp across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetApp across the Cheshire region.

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NetApp Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetApp across the Cheshire region.

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 5 £500 - 3
Macclesfield -1 4 £435 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
NetApp
North West

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NetApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetApp.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) EMC
5 6 (33.33%) FlexPod
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) NAS
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) CCNA
7 4 (22.22%) Lotus
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) NCIE
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NetApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Incident & Problem Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) FlexPod Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) NCIE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) VCAP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) NCDA
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) NFS
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Lotus
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) Websense
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Sun
8 1 (5.56%) McAfee