The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp
Rank 127 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing NetApp 18 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.55% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.32% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -14.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +60.49%
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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

NetApp Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -13 8 £325 +8.33%
Bristol -16 3 £263 -38.23% 3
Dorset +2 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (84.38%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 13 (40.63%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 8 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) WAN
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.63%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.63%) SCCM
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (15.63%) FlexPod
11 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
11 4 (12.50%) CentOS
11 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) XenApp
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.50%) Eucalyptus

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) LDAP
6 3 (9.38%) SMTP
6 3 (9.38%) SNMP
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (3.13%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) FlexPod
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby
2 4 (12.50%) VBScript
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (9.38%) NFS
5 3 (9.38%) Squid
5 3 (9.38%) qmail
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) SELinux
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Isilon
5 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec