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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetApp
Rank 125 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing NetApp 31 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.45% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Average daily rate £335 £260 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £494 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £372
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -21.73%
NetApp
England

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
1564 1445 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 45.90% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 734 567
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.03 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -15 14 £320 +31.95% 5
Cheshire +2 13 £600 -7.69%
Merseyside -1 3 £413 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (46.55%) Migration
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Data Centre
3 22 (37.93%) FlexPod
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco
4 20 (34.48%) VMware
5 17 (29.31%) HP
6 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (22.41%) SAN
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (15.52%) Citrix
10 9 (15.52%) VoIP
10 9 (15.52%) Linux
11 8 (13.79%) ITIL
11 8 (13.79%) 3PAR
12 7 (12.07%) IBM
12 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.34%) DNS
14 5 (8.62%) NetBackup
14 5 (8.62%) vSphere
14 5 (8.62%) EMC
14 5 (8.62%) WAN
15 4 (6.90%) DHCP
15 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
15 4 (6.90%) Unix
15 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
15 4 (6.90%) LAN

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) SAN
2 9 (15.52%) VoIP
3 6 (10.34%) DNS
4 5 (8.62%) WAN
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
5 4 (6.90%) LAN
5 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.90%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.72%) Intranet
7 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Architect
2 19 (32.76%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) SAN Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) SAN Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Designer
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) IBM Storage Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Data Centre
2 22 (37.93%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) CCTV
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
5 4 (6.90%) AIX
5 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.90%) Unix
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (5.17%) HPUX
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.17%) Network Design
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.72%) BCP
5 1 (1.72%) Change Management
5 1 (1.72%) Email Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.72%) Information Security
5 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.72%) Line Management
5 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.72%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
1 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) CCA
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) NFS
6 2 (3.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) SnapMirror
2 1 (1.72%) vMotion
2 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco
1 20 (34.48%) VMware
2 17 (29.31%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) 3PAR
5 7 (12.07%) IBM
5 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.62%) EMC
7 4 (6.90%) Brocade
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.45%) Mitel
8 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Veritas
9 1 (1.72%) AppSense
9 1 (1.72%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.72%) Intel
9 1 (1.72%) McAfee