The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp
Rank 111 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing NetApp 10 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.09% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 2.17% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £269 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £106.25
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -77.41%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1097 1198 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.31% 50.38% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 551 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 94 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.75 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

NetApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetApp Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NetApp
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetApp Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetApp across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

NetApp Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

NetApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetApp Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Coventry +6 3 £300 - 2
Birmingham -14 3 £425 +59.62% 6
West Bromwich - 2 £130 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 - 1
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix
7 11 (40.74%) vSphere
7 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (33.33%) XenApp
8 9 (33.33%) Migration
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
11 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (22.22%) HP
12 4 (14.81%) NHS
12 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 4 (14.81%) IIS
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
13 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
13 3 (11.11%) Symantec
13 3 (11.11%) EMC
14 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (7.41%) Sophos
14 2 (7.41%) Project Management

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Backup Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) PLM
3 1 (3.70%) PDM
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (40.74%) vSphere
3 9 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Sophos
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) Nortel
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) MobileIron