The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 250 242 244
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing NetApp 398 381 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.78% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.70% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 233 193
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +109.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £19.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £48.00 £44.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +122.22%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

NetApp Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetApp
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

NetApp Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NetApp
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the UK 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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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
England -15 375 £375 -1.31% 130
London +41 183 £391 -2.18% 45
South East -31 82 £385 +4.05% 23
City of London +17 51 £404 +6.25% 17
Hampshire -25 30 £325 -10.34% 8
Yorkshire -10 23 £375 +25.00% 10
East of England -26 23 £257 -32.36% 17
North West +1 20 £260 -35.00% 17
South West -9 20 £300 -29.41% 3
Scotland +4 18 £325 -13.90% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 17 £425 +71.71% 2
Surrey -7 16 £348 +6.92% 2
Milton Keynes +4 15 £475 +91.91% 1
Manchester +8 13 £243 -30.21% 11
Essex +5 12 £257 -39.52% 2
East Midlands +10 11 £325 -12.75% 2
West Midlands +6 11 £275 -20.86% 11
Edinburgh +2 11 £325 -33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -11 11 £335 +11.66% 7
Hertfordshire -11 10 £359 -16.81% 9
Leeds -17 10 £335 +11.66% 6
Basingstoke -3 9 - - 2
Gloucestershire -8 9 £325 -13.33%
Camberley +5 6 £425 +41.66%
Cheshire +3 6 £650 +54.76% 5
South Yorkshire 0 6 £380 +33.33%
Birmingham -1 6 £275 -14.72% 5
Berkshire -9 5 £288 -12.87% 3
North Yorkshire +7 4 £375 +87.50% 3
Glasgow +1 4 £310 -4.61%

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 528 (68.93%) VMware
2 470 (61.36%) Windows
3 311 (40.60%) SAN
4 296 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 267 (34.86%) Active Directory
6 259 (33.81%) Cisco
7 212 (27.68%) Microsoft
8 211 (27.55%) Linux
9 206 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 191 (24.93%) EMC
11 188 (24.54%) HP
12 154 (20.10%) Citrix
13 146 (19.06%) MS Exchange
14 145 (18.93%) Finance
15 141 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 139 (18.15%) UNIX
17 132 (17.23%) DNS
18 117 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 116 (15.14%) Hyper-V
20 109 (14.23%) SQL
21 108 (14.10%) IBM
22 107 (13.97%) NAS
23 105 (13.71%) Migration
24 96 (12.53%) Security Cleared
25 93 (12.14%) ITIL
26 89 (11.62%) Oracle
26 89 (11.62%) vSphere
27 87 (11.36%) Red Hat
28 83 (10.84%) SQL Server
28 83 (10.84%) DHCP

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 146 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 80 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (5.87%) IIS
5 43 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (5.09%) SharePoint
7 31 (4.05%) Apache
8 27 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (2.87%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.48%) WebLogic
11 17 (2.22%) JBoss
12 16 (2.09%) OpenStack
13 14 (1.83%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.83%) Lync
14 9 (1.17%) Eucalyptus
15 8 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
16 5 (0.65%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 59 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.05%) MS Office
3 7 (0.91%) MS Project
4 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) RMDS
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.09%) Office 365
2 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.04%) SaaS
3 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.78%) IaaS
5 5 (0.65%) PaaS
5 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 311 (40.60%) SAN
2 132 (17.23%) DNS
3 107 (13.97%) NAS
4 83 (10.84%) DHCP
5 81 (10.57%) Firewall
6 79 (10.31%) LAN
7 77 (10.05%) WAN
8 64 (8.36%) Fibre Channel
9 59 (7.70%) iSCSI
10 55 (7.18%) TCP/IP
11 32 (4.18%) VLAN
12 31 (4.05%) VPN
12 31 (4.05%) LDAP
13 27 (3.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (3.52%) NetScaler
14 24 (3.13%) SSL
15 23 (3.00%) Network Security
16 18 (2.35%) Wireless
17 15 (1.96%) FCoE
17 15 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.31%) MySQL
6 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.91%) Big Data
7 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.65%) HBase
8 5 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.52%) MS Access
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.39%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.39%) OLTP
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Subversion
2 7 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.91%) Hudson
2 7 (0.91%) MSI
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.26%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.13%) StarTeam
General
1 145 (18.93%) Finance
2 42 (5.48%) Banking
3 20 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.31%) Games
6 9 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.04%) Legal
8 7 (0.91%) Law
9 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) Retail
10 4 (0.52%) German Language
11 3 (0.39%) Military
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 99 (12.92%) Architect
3 75 (9.79%) Storage Engineer
4 73 (9.53%) Consultant
5 58 (7.57%) Analyst
6 56 (7.31%) Administrator
7 35 (4.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 33 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 32 (4.18%) Support Engineer
10 27 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (3.39%) Server Engineer
12 22 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (2.87%) VMware Engineer
13 21 (2.74%) Storage Architect
13 21 (2.74%) Windows Engineer
13 21 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.74%) Technical Architect
14 18 (2.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (2.09%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.22%) XML
2 12 (1.57%) Application Packaging
3 11 (1.44%) SOAP
4 9 (1.17%) Java EE
5 8 (1.04%) HTML
5 8 (1.04%) XSLT
6 7 (0.91%) Middleware
7 6 (0.78%) Web Services
8 5 (0.65%) REST
8 5 (0.65%) Rendezvous
9 4 (0.52%) LAMP
9 4 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.39%) Java SE
10 3 (0.39%) Flash
11 1 (0.13%) Kafka
11 1 (0.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.22%) Replication
2 31 (4.05%) Clustering
3 30 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.00%) FlexPod
5 14 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.83%) CLARiiON
5 14 (1.83%) Open Source
6 13 (1.70%) EMC Centera
7 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (1.31%) HACMP
8 10 (1.31%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.17%) Online Games
10 7 (0.91%) IBM XIV
10 7 (0.91%) e-Health
11 6 (0.78%) NHS
11 6 (0.78%) Symmetrix
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
12 5 (0.65%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.65%) iSeries
13 4 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 470 (61.36%) Windows
2 211 (27.55%) Linux
3 206 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 141 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 139 (18.15%) UNIX
6 117 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (10.70%) Solaris
8 69 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (6.53%) Windows XP
10 47 (6.14%) Windows 7
11 33 (4.31%) AIX
12 24 (3.13%) HPUX
13 13 (1.70%) SUSE
14 12 (1.57%) VMS
15 9 (1.17%) CentOS
16 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.04%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.65%) Slackware
18 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (13.71%) Migration
2 93 (12.14%) ITIL
3 48 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (4.18%) Change Control
6 29 (3.79%) Service Management
7 26 (3.39%) Problem Management
8 25 (3.26%) Capacity Management
9 24 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (2.48%) Service Delivery
11 19 (2.48%) Asset Management
12 18 (2.35%) Load Balancing
12 18 (2.35%) Project Management
12 18 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (1.83%) Data Migration
15 13 (1.70%) Network Load Balancing
16 12 (1.57%) Change Management
16 12 (1.57%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.23%) SQL
2 51 (6.66%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.14%) Perl
4 42 (5.48%) Shell Script
5 26 (3.39%) C
6 19 (2.48%) Java
7 16 (2.09%) Python
8 15 (1.96%) VBScript
9 14 (1.83%) VB
10 12 (1.57%) Ruby
11 9 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.17%) C++
12 6 (0.78%) PHP
13 3 (0.39%) XPath
13 3 (0.39%) Korn
13 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 74 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 63 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 50 (6.53%) MCSE
6 43 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (4.57%) NCDA
8 32 (4.18%) DV Cleared
8 32 (4.18%) CCNA
9 28 (3.66%) NCIE
10 25 (3.26%) MCITP
11 19 (2.48%) Degree
12 14 (1.83%) MCP
13 13 (1.70%) MCTS
13 13 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.70%) MCSA
14 10 (1.31%) CCNP
15 9 (1.17%) VCP5
16 7 (0.91%) VCDX
17 6 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.83%) SLA
2 6 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 296 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (34.86%) Active Directory
3 116 (15.14%) Hyper-V
4 89 (11.62%) vSphere
5 77 (10.05%) XenApp
6 67 (8.75%) VMware ESX
7 65 (8.49%) NFS
8 37 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (3.39%) XenDesktop
10 23 (3.00%) vCloud
10 23 (3.00%) Xen
11 17 (2.22%) SRDF
12 12 (1.57%) XenServer
13 11 (1.44%) KVM
13 11 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (1.31%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.31%) PowerHA
15 9 (1.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 81 (10.57%) SCCM
2 36 (4.70%) NetBackup
3 32 (4.18%) SCOM
4 31 (4.05%) Backup Exec
5 28 (3.66%) Puppet
6 27 (3.52%) Tivoli
6 27 (3.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (2.61%) MIMEsweeper
7 20 (2.61%) MAILsweeper
8 16 (2.09%) ARCserve
9 14 (1.83%) WSUS
10 13 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (1.31%) Nagios
13 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.91%) Ansible
13 7 (0.91%) EdgeSight
14 6 (0.78%) EMC Navisphere
14 6 (0.78%) Legato
Vendors
1 528 (68.93%) VMware
2 259 (33.81%) Cisco
3 212 (27.68%) Microsoft
4 191 (24.93%) EMC
5 188 (24.54%) HP
6 154 (20.10%) Citrix
7 108 (14.10%) IBM
8 89 (11.62%) Oracle
9 87 (11.36%) Red Hat
10 61 (7.96%) Dell
11 44 (5.74%) Brocade
12 43 (5.61%) Symantec
13 31 (4.05%) Juniper
14 28 (3.66%) 3PAR
15 26 (3.39%) SAP
15 26 (3.39%) Veeam
16 20 (2.61%) CheckPoint
17 19 (2.48%) McAfee
18 18 (2.35%) CommVault
19 17 (2.22%) F5
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