Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 817 788
Rank change year-on-year -20 -29 +6
Contract jobs citing FlexPod 4 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.025% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 28
England median daily rate £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -13.16%
10th Percentile £329 £231 £287
90th Percentile £474 £475 £575
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

FlexPod is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,120 31,082 28,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.15% 33.61% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,058 20,986 18,895
England median daily rate £475 £451 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.10% +1.88%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £259
90th Percentile £663 £660 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 928 1,033
England median hourly rate £20.69 £21.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +9.55% -1.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.43 £11.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +10.26% -2.50%

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FlexPod as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FlexPod in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -29 2 £444 +4.41%
West Midlands - 1 £320 -
Midlands - 1 £320 -
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam