The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetApp
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.60% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.24% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £175 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +2.00% +83.48%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 270 322 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.33% 47.99% 59.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 211
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.82 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetApp in Hertfordshire

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in Hertfordshire

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Watford - 3 - - 1
NetApp
East of England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NetApp.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) NCIE
4 2 (28.57%) NCDA
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

NetApp
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) NCIE
2 2 (28.57%) NCDA
3 1 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus