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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp
Rank 304 262 262
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Contract jobs citing NetApp 363 384 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.61% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 233 211
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £352 £346
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -13.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.05 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.31 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -19.17%

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
26296 23879 25674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.02% 46.26% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15352 13520 13230
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1245 1147 1320
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 -33 351 £375 - 132
London -2 180 £388 -5.48% 42
South East -24 69 £388 +13.13% 33
City of London +16 53 £400 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire +27 49 £303 -19.33% 13
West Yorkshire +17 28 £290 -22.66% 7
Leeds +16 24 £290 -22.66% 4
South Yorkshire +18 19 £363 +77.07% 1
East of England -22 17 £325 -18.75% 15
Surrey 0 15 £393 +25.60% 10
Hampshire -28 14 £400 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £388 +55.00% 6
Berkshire +13 10 £331 -17.18% 6
West Midlands -22 9 £313 +25.00% 13
South West -36 9 £400 +15.94% 3
Sheffield +4 8 £363 +77.07% 1
Milton Keynes -7 8 £400 +60.00% 1
Hertfordshire -23 8 £500 +15.94% 13
East Midlands -8 7 £400 +17.64% 3
Doncaster - 7 £335 -
Brighton -3 6 £388 -
East Sussex -7 6 £388 -
Scotland -26 6 £323 -9.15% 2
North West -27 6 £300 +25.00% 8
Reading +14 5 £325 -18.75% 2
Camberley -1 4 £475 - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £225 -38.98%
Gloucestershire -13 4 £400 +37.93%
Suffolk +10 3 £425 -
Middlesex +2 3 £500 +71.52%

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 483 (67.36%) VMware
2 421 (58.72%) Windows
3 300 (41.84%) SAN
4 282 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 250 (34.87%) Active Directory
6 221 (30.82%) Cisco
7 200 (27.89%) Linux
8 194 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 188 (26.22%) Microsoft
10 172 (23.99%) Citrix
11 160 (22.32%) EMC
11 160 (22.32%) HP
12 141 (19.67%) DNS
13 138 (19.25%) UNIX
14 137 (19.11%) MS Exchange
15 128 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 126 (17.57%) SQL
17 120 (16.74%) Finance
18 115 (16.04%) IBM
19 113 (15.76%) NAS
20 100 (13.95%) ITIL
21 97 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
22 94 (13.11%) Oracle
23 90 (12.55%) XenApp
23 90 (12.55%) vSphere
24 86 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
24 86 (11.99%) Red Hat
25 78 (10.88%) SQL Server
25 78 (10.88%) NFS
26 77 (10.74%) Migration

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 137 (19.11%) MS Exchange
2 86 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (7.11%) SharePoint
4 49 (6.83%) Apache
5 47 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (5.72%) IIS
8 33 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (4.18%) JBoss
10 22 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.51%) WebSphere
11 18 (2.51%) WebLogic
12 17 (2.37%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.98%) Lync
14 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.84%) Eucalyptus
15 5 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.70%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.95%) MS Office
3 13 (1.81%) MS Project
4 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) assyst
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.42%) RMDS
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) Movex
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.67%) Office 365
2 11 (1.53%) SaaS
3 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 300 (41.84%) SAN
2 141 (19.67%) DNS
3 113 (15.76%) NAS
4 73 (10.18%) WAN
5 69 (9.62%) Firewall
6 68 (9.48%) DHCP
7 65 (9.07%) LAN
8 59 (8.23%) Fibre Channel
9 57 (7.95%) TCP/IP
10 47 (6.56%) iSCSI
11 35 (4.88%) LDAP
12 25 (3.49%) NetScaler
13 22 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (2.65%) VPN
14 19 (2.65%) VLAN
15 17 (2.37%) Internet
16 16 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.09%) SNMP
17 15 (2.09%) SMTP
17 15 (2.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 20 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.12%) MySQL
6 7 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.70%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.42%) OLTP
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.42%) HBase
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (2.65%) Hudson
1 19 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.26%) MSI
3 8 (1.12%) Subversion
4 4 (0.56%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 120 (16.74%) Finance
2 39 (5.44%) Banking
3 16 (2.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.23%) Legal
4 15 (2.09%) Law
4 15 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.12%) Publishing
8 6 (0.84%) Games
9 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Billing
9 5 (0.70%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.70%) German Language
10 4 (0.56%) French Language
10 4 (0.56%) Retail
10 4 (0.56%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (11.44%) Architect
2 81 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (10.04%) Consultant
4 64 (8.93%) Storage Engineer
5 62 (8.65%) Analyst
5 62 (8.65%) Administrator
6 37 (5.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 34 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
8 33 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
9 28 (3.91%) Server Engineer
10 27 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 27 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.35%) UNIX Administrator
12 23 (3.21%) Storage Consultant
13 22 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (2.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 20 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.65%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (2.65%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.37%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.53%) XML
2 7 (0.98%) Middleware
3 6 (0.84%) LAMP
3 6 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (0.84%) Web Services
4 5 (0.70%) XSLT
4 5 (0.70%) .NET
4 5 (0.70%) Java EE
5 3 (0.42%) HTML
5 3 (0.42%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.28%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.28%) Java SE
6 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.14%) SOAP
7 1 (0.14%) Flash
7 1 (0.14%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.90%) Replication
2 34 (4.74%) Clustering
3 27 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.23%) CLARiiON
4 16 (2.23%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.23%) FlexPod
5 15 (2.09%) EMC Centera
6 11 (1.53%) HACMP
7 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.39%) NHS
8 9 (1.26%) EqualLogic
9 7 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Exalogic
11 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.70%) Online Games
11 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 421 (58.72%) Windows
2 200 (27.89%) Linux
3 194 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (19.25%) UNIX
5 128 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (10.46%) Solaris
8 71 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (5.16%) Windows 7
10 33 (4.60%) Windows XP
10 33 (4.60%) AIX
11 14 (1.95%) HPUX
12 13 (1.81%) CentOS
13 9 (1.26%) VMS
14 8 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.12%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.84%) SUSE
17 5 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (13.95%) ITIL
2 77 (10.74%) Migration
3 48 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 31 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (4.18%) Service Management
7 27 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (3.63%) Project Management
9 25 (3.49%) Problem Management
10 24 (3.35%) DevOps
10 24 (3.35%) Change Management
11 23 (3.21%) Capacity Management
12 19 (2.65%) ITSM
13 18 (2.51%) Load Balancing
14 17 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (2.37%) Change Control
14 17 (2.37%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (2.09%) Service Delivery
15 15 (2.09%) Data Migration
15 15 (2.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 126 (17.57%) SQL
2 53 (7.39%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.16%) Shell Script
4 35 (4.88%) Perl
5 25 (3.49%) VB
6 19 (2.65%) Java
7 16 (2.23%) VBScript
8 15 (2.09%) C
9 13 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.26%) Ruby
11 7 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.98%) Python
12 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.56%) C++
14 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.28%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.28%) KiXtart
15 2 (0.28%) Korn
15 2 (0.28%) XPath
15 2 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 56 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 42 (5.86%) MCSE
6 27 (3.77%) NCDA
7 23 (3.21%) Degree
8 19 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.51%) NCIE
10 16 (2.23%) MCTS
10 16 (2.23%) CCNA
11 15 (2.09%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.67%) MCSA
13 11 (1.53%) MCITP
14 10 (1.39%) MCP
15 9 (1.26%) RHCE
15 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.84%) VCP5
18 5 (0.70%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.37%) SLA
2 11 (1.53%) QA
3 4 (0.56%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 282 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (34.87%) Active Directory
3 90 (12.55%) XenApp
3 90 (12.55%) vSphere
4 78 (10.88%) NFS
5 71 (9.90%) Hyper-V
6 66 (9.21%) VMware ESX
7 32 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.51%) Xen
9 16 (2.23%) VMware Server
9 16 (2.23%) XenServer
10 15 (2.09%) XenDesktop
10 15 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (1.81%) vCloud
13 11 (1.53%) SRDF
14 10 (1.39%) DFS Replication
14 10 (1.39%) Squid
15 9 (1.26%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.98%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 42 (5.86%) NetBackup
2 39 (5.44%) SCCM
3 34 (4.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 30 (4.18%) Puppet
5 26 (3.63%) SCOM
6 21 (2.93%) Backup Exec
7 19 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.65%) Ansible
8 18 (2.51%) Tivoli
9 16 (2.23%) MIMEsweeper
9 16 (2.23%) MAILsweeper
10 11 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.98%) WSUS
12 6 (0.84%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.84%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.84%) EMC Navisphere
13 5 (0.70%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.70%) DatAdvantage
14 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 483 (67.36%) VMware
2 221 (30.82%) Cisco
3 188 (26.22%) Microsoft
4 172 (23.99%) Citrix
5 160 (22.32%) EMC
5 160 (22.32%) HP
6 115 (16.04%) IBM
7 94 (13.11%) Oracle
8 86 (11.99%) Red Hat
9 43 (6.00%) Symantec
10 41 (5.72%) Brocade
11 40 (5.58%) Dell
12 30 (4.18%) 3PAR
13 27 (3.77%) Veritas
14 25 (3.49%) CheckPoint
15 24 (3.35%) SAP
15 24 (3.35%) CommVault
16 22 (3.07%) Veeam
16 22 (3.07%) Sun
17 18 (2.51%) F5
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