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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetApp
Rank 111 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing NetApp 11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate £210 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £313 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -21.73%
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
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -3 4 - - 3
Coventry - 2 £475 - 4
Staffordshire - 2 £180 -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £210 -
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) MCITP
8 5 (23.81%) NCIE
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (19.05%) HP Storage
9 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) Sophos
10 3 (14.29%) Dell
10 3 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
10 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
3 2 (9.52%) Operational Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) HP Storage
3 2 (9.52%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (9.52%) Process Management
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCITP
2 5 (23.81%) NCIE
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
2 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec