The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetApp
England / North West
Rank 119 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing NetApp 18 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.94% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.31% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 3
Median daily rate £320 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +48.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +69.49%

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1191 1605 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.27% 40.96% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 853 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing NetApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

NetApp Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Manchester +6 8 £125 -60.93% 1
Merseyside +4 8 £350 -15.15% 1
Cheshire +11 2 £275 -54.16% 2
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetApp 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 North West region with a requirement for NetApp.

1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
7 13 (39.39%) Citrix
8 12 (36.36%) Firewall
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) NAS
10 10 (30.30%) SAN
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
13 7 (21.21%) Migration
13 7 (21.21%) XenApp
13 7 (21.21%) VLAN
14 6 (18.18%) SCCM
14 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (18.18%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 6 (18.18%) LAN
14 6 (18.18%) WAN
14 6 (18.18%) Unix
15 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) NAS
3 10 (30.30%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) VLAN
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.12%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (9.09%) SUSE
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Server Patching
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB
2 2 (6.06%) VB6
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCDST
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) ProxySG
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.06%) VMware GSX
8 1 (3.03%) NFS
8 1 (3.03%) Xen
8 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) MOM
2 2 (6.06%) NetApp OnCommand
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
6 6 (18.18%) HP
7 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.12%) F5
8 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Aruba
9 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.03%) Brocade
10 1 (3.03%) IBM
10 1 (3.03%) Intel
10 1 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
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