The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp
Rank 73 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing NetApp 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 0.55% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£243 £348 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +39.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +122.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
584 541 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.57% 48.26% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 278 236
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.15 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.65 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
NetApp
North West

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) SAN
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Firewall
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (38.46%) VLAN
8 5 (38.46%) Citrix
8 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) CCNA
9 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (23.08%) Cisco
10 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 3 (23.08%) WAN
10 3 (23.08%) Linux
10 3 (23.08%) HP
11 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 2 (15.38%) IIS
11 2 (15.38%) ITIL

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Open-E
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat