The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 152 120
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 9 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.18% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.41% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 22
Median daily rate £438 £319 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -1.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £475
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1322 1723 1666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.89% 45.39% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 1011 845
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 60 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.53% +8.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetApp in the North West

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetApp in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetApp in the North West

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in the North West

NetApp
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the North West 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
Manchester +15 4 £375 +25.00% 3
Cheshire - 2 £525 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £438 -
Merseyside -5 1 - -
NetApp
England

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 North West region with a requirement for NetApp.

1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) IBM
3 13 (52.00%) NAS
4 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.00%) SUSE
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (16.00%) vSphere
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
11 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery

NetApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) NAS
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) DMZ
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (16.00%) NetApp Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Online Games
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Document Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) NCDA
3 1 (4.00%) NCIE
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) vMotion
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) CommVault
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) Kofax
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) Canon
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam