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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp
Rank 125 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing NetApp 33 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.67% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.50% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -36.00%
NetApp
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetApp across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -4 16 £300 - 8
Cheshire -1 10 £373 - 3
Merseyside -8 7 £325 -31.57% 2
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) VMware
3 27 (48.21%) SAN
4 21 (37.50%) Cisco
4 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (28.57%) EMC
7 15 (26.79%) Citrix
7 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (25.00%) HP
8 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.64%) NAS
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) IBM
11 10 (17.86%) Brocade
12 9 (16.07%) CCNA
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.07%) WAN
12 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (14.29%) Project Management
13 8 (14.29%) Migration
14 7 (12.50%) Firewall
14 7 (12.50%) VLAN
14 7 (12.50%) DHCP
14 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) IBM Notes
4 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) TPMS
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) NAS
3 9 (16.07%) WAN
4 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) VLAN
5 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
5 6 (10.71%) MPLS
5 6 (10.71%) DNS
6 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.36%) SSL
7 3 (5.36%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Problem Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 2 (3.57%) FlexPod Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.36%) EMC Centera
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.71%) UNIX
7 5 (8.93%) CentOS
8 3 (5.36%) Solaris
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.57%) HPUX
10 1 (1.79%) AIX
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.93%) Change Control
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) Data Management
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) C
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) MCSA
5 3 (5.36%) NCIE
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) HNC
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) VCAP
7 1 (1.79%) NCDA
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) XenServer
4 4 (7.14%) NFS
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) Xen
5 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.36%) Firmware
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.57%) EMC
4 15 (26.79%) Citrix
5 14 (25.00%) HP
6 11 (19.64%) IBM
7 10 (17.86%) Brocade
8 6 (10.71%) Lotus
9 4 (7.14%) Juniper
9 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.36%) Websense
10 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.57%) Dell
12 1 (1.79%) Intel
12 1 (1.79%) Oracle
12 1 (1.79%) SAP
12 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.79%) Veritas
12 1 (1.79%) Veeam