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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp
Rank 301 270 245
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -25
Contract jobs citing NetApp 361 360 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.46% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 248 243
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -21.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.59 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £28.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-16.52% -21.23%

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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -30 344 £375 -1.83% 138
London -27 163 £400 - 45
South East -12 62 £350 -1.68% 14
City of London +16 43 £450 -1.36% 13
Yorkshire +27 37 £313 +22.54% 19
East of England -20 21 £435 +8.75% 18
West Yorkshire +11 20 £290 -3.33% 9
Leeds +13 18 £295 -9.23% 9
North West -10 18 £300 - 17
South Yorkshire +13 15 £369 +84.50% 6
Hampshire -20 14 £267 -26.84% 2
South West -31 14 £350 -6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £400 +60.00% 4
West Midlands -8 12 £185 -31.16% 17
Manchester -10 12 £300 +25.00% 11
Milton Keynes +3 11 £400 +66.66% 1
East Midlands +1 10 £450 +32.35% 4
Surrey -9 9 £325 -13.33% 4
Berkshire +15 8 £331 -17.18% 1
Scotland -15 7 £323 -8.64% 1
Hertfordshire -24 7 £500 +21.21% 13
Doncaster - 7 £335 - 2
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £225 -40.00% 2
Middlesex +2 6 £500 +62.33%
Gloucestershire -12 6 £388 +33.62%
East Sussex -5 5 £388 - 1
Brighton -6 5 £388 - 1
Reading +19 4 £331 -17.18% 1
West Sussex +7 4 £263 -29.29%
Sheffield +6 4 £382 +86.09% 1

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 462 (65.63%) VMware
2 396 (56.25%) Windows
3 305 (43.32%) SAN
4 261 (37.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 224 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 216 (30.68%) Linux
7 209 (29.69%) Cisco
8 174 (24.72%) Microsoft
9 173 (24.57%) HP
10 172 (24.43%) EMC
10 172 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 167 (23.72%) Citrix
12 141 (20.03%) UNIX
13 135 (19.18%) DNS
14 134 (19.03%) SQL
15 131 (18.61%) MS Exchange
16 125 (17.76%) IBM
17 118 (16.76%) Finance
18 114 (16.19%) NAS
19 107 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
20 103 (14.63%) Oracle
21 97 (13.78%) ITIL
22 89 (12.64%) Red Hat
23 84 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
24 83 (11.79%) vSphere
25 80 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
25 80 (11.36%) NFS
26 79 (11.22%) SQL Server
27 78 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 76 (10.80%) Firewall

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 131 (18.61%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (8.66%) Apache
4 55 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.54%) IIS
6 38 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.56%) WebSphere
11 16 (2.27%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.70%) Lync
13 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.71%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.13%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) MS Project
4 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) assyst
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.43%) RMDS
5 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Movex
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.42%) SaaS
2 8 (1.14%) Office 365
3 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.57%) PaaS
4 4 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 305 (43.32%) SAN
2 135 (19.18%) DNS
3 114 (16.19%) NAS
4 76 (10.80%) Firewall
5 66 (9.38%) WAN
6 63 (8.95%) TCP/IP
7 61 (8.66%) DHCP
7 61 (8.66%) LAN
8 57 (8.10%) Fibre Channel
9 50 (7.10%) iSCSI
10 40 (5.68%) LDAP
11 22 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (2.70%) VPN
13 18 (2.56%) VLAN
14 17 (2.41%) NetScaler
15 15 (2.13%) Internet
16 13 (1.85%) MPLS
16 13 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.70%) SNMP
18 11 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.27%) Oracle Database
3 20 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.70%) MySQL
5 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.71%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.43%) HBase
10 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (2.84%) Hudson
1 20 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.14%) MSI
3 6 (0.85%) Subversion
4 4 (0.57%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 118 (16.76%) Finance
2 36 (5.11%) Banking
3 22 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.84%) Legal
5 17 (2.41%) Law
6 13 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.14%) Publishing
9 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.85%) Games
11 5 (0.71%) Back Office
11 5 (0.71%) German Language
11 5 (0.71%) Billing
12 4 (0.57%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.57%) Retail
13 3 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (10.37%) Architect
2 71 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 69 (9.80%) Consultant
3 69 (9.80%) Storage Engineer
4 63 (8.95%) Analyst
5 60 (8.52%) Administrator
6 44 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 35 (4.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 33 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 32 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 29 (4.12%) UNIX Administrator
10 29 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.41%) Server Engineer
12 22 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 21 (2.98%) Project Manager
13 21 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (2.70%) Storage Consultant
15 17 (2.41%) VMware Engineer
16 16 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.28%) XML
1 9 (1.28%) LAMP
2 8 (1.14%) Web Services
3 7 (0.99%) Middleware
4 6 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (0.71%) .NET
5 5 (0.71%) XSLT
6 4 (0.57%) XMPP
6 4 (0.57%) Java EE
7 3 (0.43%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.43%) HTML
8 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.28%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.28%) Java SE
9 1 (0.14%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.14%) Flash
9 1 (0.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.09%) Replication
2 38 (5.40%) Clustering
3 29 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.84%) CLARiiON
5 18 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 17 (2.41%) EMC Centera
7 13 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (1.70%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.56%) NHS
10 9 (1.28%) HACMP
10 9 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.14%) Celerra
11 8 (1.14%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.99%) Symmetrix DMX
13 6 (0.85%) Firmware
14 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.71%) IBM XIV
14 5 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 396 (56.25%) Windows
2 216 (30.68%) Linux
3 172 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 141 (20.03%) UNIX
5 107 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 84 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 75 (10.65%) Solaris
9 42 (5.97%) Windows 7
10 34 (4.83%) AIX
11 19 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.41%) CentOS
13 11 (1.56%) HPUX
13 11 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.14%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.99%) VMS
16 5 (0.71%) SUSE
16 5 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (13.78%) ITIL
2 73 (10.37%) Migration
3 50 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (5.11%) Service Management
6 33 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (4.40%) Project Management
8 30 (4.26%) DevOps
9 28 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (3.98%) Change Management
10 22 (3.13%) Capacity Management
11 21 (2.98%) Load Balancing
11 21 (2.98%) Problem Management
12 18 (2.56%) ITSM
12 18 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (2.41%) Incident Management
14 16 (2.27%) Data Migration
14 16 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (2.27%) Service Delivery
15 15 (2.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 134 (19.03%) SQL
2 46 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 36 (5.11%) Perl
4 30 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 24 (3.41%) VB
6 17 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.27%) Java
8 15 (2.13%) VBScript
9 11 (1.56%) C
10 10 (1.42%) Ruby
11 7 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.71%) Python
13 5 (0.71%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.28%) ABAP
15 2 (0.28%) VBA
15 2 (0.28%) PHP
15 2 (0.28%) C#
15 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 54 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (6.53%) SC Cleared
4 41 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (5.40%) MCSE
6 28 (3.98%) Degree
7 25 (3.55%) NCDA
8 17 (2.41%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.27%) MCSA
10 15 (2.13%) NCIE
10 15 (2.13%) MCITP
11 12 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.56%) MCP
13 9 (1.28%) CCNA
13 9 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.28%) RHCE
13 9 (1.28%) MCTS
14 7 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.13%) SLA
2 16 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (0.57%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 261 (37.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 224 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 83 (11.79%) vSphere
4 80 (11.36%) NFS
5 74 (10.51%) XenApp
6 70 (9.94%) Hyper-V
7 64 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 31 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (3.13%) Xen
10 21 (2.98%) XenDesktop
11 18 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (2.13%) XenServer
14 14 (1.99%) VMware Server
14 14 (1.99%) Squid
15 12 (1.70%) SRDF
16 9 (1.28%) ISA Server
17 8 (1.14%) Terminal Services
17 8 (1.14%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.99%) qmail
Systems Management
1 56 (7.95%) NetBackup
2 39 (5.54%) SCCM
3 37 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 32 (4.55%) Puppet
5 24 (3.41%) SCOM
6 20 (2.84%) Backup Exec
6 20 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.84%) Ansible
7 14 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (1.70%) MAILsweeper
9 9 (1.28%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.28%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.99%) DatAdvantage
10 7 (0.99%) WSUS
11 6 (0.85%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (0.71%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.71%) YUM
13 4 (0.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 462 (65.63%) VMware
2 209 (29.69%) Cisco
3 174 (24.72%) Microsoft
4 173 (24.57%) HP
5 172 (24.43%) EMC
6 167 (23.72%) Citrix
7 125 (17.76%) IBM
8 103 (14.63%) Oracle
9 89 (12.64%) Red Hat
10 52 (7.39%) Brocade
11 42 (5.97%) Symantec
12 35 (4.97%) Dell
12 35 (4.97%) JBoss
13 32 (4.55%) 3PAR
14 30 (4.26%) Veritas
15 25 (3.55%) CommVault
15 25 (3.55%) CheckPoint
15 25 (3.55%) Sun
16 17 (2.41%) Hitachi
17 14 (1.99%) SAP
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