The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp
Rank 283 224 264
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +40
Contract jobs citing NetApp 372 419 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.86% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 218 234
Average daily rate £415 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.46 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.59% -26.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £14.20 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £29.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.46 £21.86
% change year-on-year
+89.59% -15.55%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 354 £414 +7.46% 112
London -62 170 £425 +10.38% 34
South East -14 59 £350 -17.64% 15
City of London -2 55 £450 +11.80% 10
East of England -10 43 £385 -2.53% 19
Yorkshire +1 21 £400 +39.13% 8
South West -30 20 £438 -10.25% 5
West Midlands -16 19 £275 -20.28% 15
Essex -5 17 £425 -1.47% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £350 +112.12% 3
Hertfordshire +8 16 £250 - 3
Milton Keynes -9 14 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire -16 14 £400 +49.53% 5
North West -27 14 £330 +14.78% 9
Leeds -8 13 £381 +38.63% 5
Berkshire -9 13 £325 +75.67% 3
Surrey -15 10 £325 -23.52% 1
Dorset - 9 £438 -
Reading -3 8 £325 +78.08% 1
Cheshire -13 8 £525 +53.28% 2
Scotland -27 8 £510 +56.76%
Hampshire -2 7 £363 -13.69% 3
Bournemouth - 7 £444 -
West Sussex -2 6 £363 -37.50% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £205 -55.43% 4
Bristol -10 6 £220 -26.66%
Cambridgeshire -25 6 £368 -2.00% 9
Croydon - 6 £550 -
South Yorkshire +2 5 £400 +7.45% 1
Gloucestershire -12 5 £450 -10.00% 2

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 430 (55.34%) Windows
2 415 (53.41%) VMware
3 364 (46.85%) SAN
4 256 (32.95%) EMC
5 235 (30.24%) Cisco
6 228 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 222 (28.57%) Linux
8 203 (26.13%) Microsoft
9 200 (25.74%) Citrix
10 180 (23.17%) SQL
11 177 (22.78%) HP
12 170 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 159 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 153 (19.69%) Oracle
15 151 (19.43%) Finance
16 148 (19.05%) ITIL
17 145 (18.66%) NAS
18 140 (18.02%) Solaris
19 135 (17.37%) IBM
20 132 (16.99%) MS Exchange
21 128 (16.47%) UNIX
22 124 (15.96%) NetBackup
23 120 (15.44%) DNS
24 115 (14.80%) Security Cleared
25 114 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
26 111 (14.29%) vSphere
27 108 (13.90%) SQL Server
28 107 (13.77%) NFS
29 101 (13.00%) Firewall
30 99 (12.74%) XenApp

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 132 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 95 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (5.92%) IIS
4 41 (5.28%) Apache
5 40 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 36 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.35%) Lync
10 24 (3.09%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
12 12 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.16%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (0.51%) SAS
16 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.47%) MS Office
3 12 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) RMDS
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 364 (46.85%) SAN
2 145 (18.66%) NAS
3 120 (15.44%) DNS
4 101 (13.00%) Firewall
5 78 (10.04%) TCP/IP
6 71 (9.14%) LAN
7 67 (8.62%) WAN
8 55 (7.08%) iSCSI
9 54 (6.95%) DHCP
10 49 (6.31%) Fibre Channel
11 35 (4.50%) VPN
12 32 (4.12%) LDAP
13 22 (2.83%) FCoE
14 20 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (2.57%) Connectrix
15 18 (2.32%) NetScaler
16 17 (2.19%) VLAN
16 17 (2.19%) Multicast
16 17 (2.19%) HTTP
17 14 (1.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.57%) MySQL
4 19 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.29%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.03%) HBase
8 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.77%) SAP HANA
9 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.77%) MS Access
9 6 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.51%) DB2
12 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.26%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.13%) Hudson
2 1 (0.13%) FishEye
2 1 (0.13%) Ant
2 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.13%) Maven
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 151 (19.43%) Finance
2 53 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.92%) Banking
4 19 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.19%) Law
6 13 (1.67%) Legal
6 13 (1.67%) Back Office
7 11 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.77%) Games
9 5 (0.64%) Marketing
9 5 (0.64%) Publishing
9 5 (0.64%) French Language
10 4 (0.51%) Local Government
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 86 (11.07%) Consultant
2 84 (10.81%) Architect
3 75 (9.65%) Storage Engineer
4 73 (9.40%) Administrator
5 70 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (6.69%) Analyst
7 51 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 50 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 36 (4.63%) Storage Administrator
11 26 (3.35%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (2.57%) Storage Consultant
13 20 (2.57%) UNIX Administrator
14 19 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (2.45%) Capacity Analyst
14 19 (2.45%) Wintel Engineer
14 19 (2.45%) Capacity Management Analyst
14 19 (2.45%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.32%) XML
2 13 (1.67%) Middleware
3 12 (1.54%) .NET
4 11 (1.42%) Web Services
5 10 (1.29%) XMPP
6 8 (1.03%) Rendezvous
6 8 (1.03%) HTML
6 8 (1.03%) XSLT
6 8 (1.03%) Flash
7 7 (0.90%) LAMP
8 3 (0.39%) WSH
8 3 (0.39%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.26%) J2EE
10 1 (0.13%) WAP
10 1 (0.13%) JRockit
10 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.62%) Replication
2 63 (8.11%) Clustering
3 45 (5.79%) CLARiiON
4 43 (5.53%) Symmetrix DMX
5 32 (4.12%) Blackberry
6 29 (3.73%) EMC Centera
7 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (1.80%) AS400
9 12 (1.54%) EqualLogic
10 11 (1.42%) iSeries
11 9 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.16%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.03%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.90%) Celerra
13 7 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.90%) HACMP
13 7 (0.90%) Symmetrix
13 7 (0.90%) NHS
13 7 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 430 (55.34%) Windows
2 222 (28.57%) Linux
3 159 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 140 (18.02%) Solaris
5 128 (16.47%) UNIX
6 114 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (9.27%) AIX
9 50 (6.44%) Windows 7
10 49 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (4.25%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.19%) CentOS
12 17 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.16%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.90%) SUSE
16 5 (0.64%) HPUX
17 4 (0.51%) SELinux
18 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (19.05%) ITIL
2 70 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 68 (8.75%) Capacity Management
4 60 (7.72%) Migration
5 49 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (6.05%) Capacity Planning
6 47 (6.05%) Change Management
6 47 (6.05%) Project Management
7 45 (5.79%) Data Management
8 39 (5.02%) Service Management
8 39 (5.02%) Performance Monitoring
9 33 (4.25%) Load Balancing
10 31 (3.99%) Configuration Management
11 27 (3.47%) PRINCE2
12 24 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (2.83%) Release Management
14 20 (2.57%) Data Protection
15 19 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (2.32%) Incident Management
16 18 (2.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 180 (23.17%) SQL
2 85 (10.94%) Perl
3 52 (6.69%) PowerShell
4 39 (5.02%) Shell Script
5 27 (3.47%) Java
5 27 (3.47%) Bash Shell
6 26 (3.35%) C
7 25 (3.22%) Python
8 19 (2.45%) VB
9 10 (1.29%) C++
10 9 (1.16%) PHP
11 7 (0.90%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.64%) VBScript
13 3 (0.39%) AWK
13 3 (0.39%) Korn
13 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.39%) sed
14 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 98 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (4.89%) NCDA
6 32 (4.12%) Degree
7 31 (3.99%) MCSE
8 25 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.32%) MCITP
10 16 (2.06%) CCNA
11 15 (1.93%) MCSA
12 14 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.67%) MCP
14 12 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (1.42%) CCNP
16 10 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.03%) NCIE
17 8 (1.03%) VCP5
18 7 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.02%) SLA
2 10 (1.29%) QA
3 7 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 228 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 111 (14.29%) vSphere
4 107 (13.77%) NFS
5 99 (12.74%) XenApp
6 89 (11.45%) VMware ESX
7 71 (9.14%) Hyper-V
8 63 (8.11%) SRDF
9 54 (6.95%) XenDesktop
10 41 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (3.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 18 (2.32%) Sendmail
14 17 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (2.06%) XenServer
16 14 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (1.67%) Xen
18 7 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 6 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 124 (15.96%) NetBackup
2 55 (7.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 52 (6.69%) SCOM
4 43 (5.53%) Tivoli
5 35 (4.50%) SCCM
6 23 (2.96%) Backup Exec
7 22 (2.83%) Puppet
8 19 (2.45%) EMC TimeFinder
9 15 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 13 (1.67%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.42%) EMC Navisphere
11 11 (1.42%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.03%) WSUS
12 8 (1.03%) OpenNMS
12 8 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.90%) YUM
13 7 (0.90%) Cacti
13 7 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.90%) Nagios
14 6 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 415 (53.41%) VMware
2 256 (32.95%) EMC
3 235 (30.24%) Cisco
4 203 (26.13%) Microsoft
5 200 (25.74%) Citrix
6 177 (22.78%) HP
7 153 (19.69%) Oracle
8 135 (17.37%) IBM
9 98 (12.61%) Brocade
10 89 (11.45%) Symantec
11 81 (10.42%) Red Hat
12 43 (5.53%) Isilon
13 39 (5.02%) Dell
14 34 (4.38%) Sun
15 33 (4.25%) Veritas
16 28 (3.60%) Hitachi
17 27 (3.47%) McAfee
18 22 (2.83%) BMC
19 21 (2.70%) CheckPoint
20 18 (2.32%) SAP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Pocklington, UK
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 24 days ago