The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of NetApp products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetApp over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

NetApp
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% - 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £525 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +26.82% -12.76%  

NetApp is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 288 443 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.21% 47.79% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 308 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +28.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £15.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing NetApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for NetApp in Cheshire

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetApp in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetApp in Cheshire

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in Cheshire

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £525 -
NetApp
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for NetApp.

1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (50.00%) Kofax
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

NetApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Kofax
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds