Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 October 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
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 402 379
Rank change year-on-year -56 -23 -24
Contract jobs citing NetApp 487 611 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.29% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 389 454
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.22% -3.62%
10th Percentile £231 £259 £240
90th Percentile £524 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £364 £325
% change year-on-year -7.22% +11.92% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 16
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -2.22% -12.62%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £30.80 £26.38 £138.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -11.36% -7.37% -1.04%

NetApp is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43003 47480 49489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 45.06% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26592 29019 29144
UK median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.88% -
10th Percentile £243 £239 £225
90th Percentile £621 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1401 1693 2150
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £45.43 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NetApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetApp over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetApp over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
England -42 458 £350 -12.50% 45
UK excluding London -1 324 £338 -7.22% 31
London -59 158 £388 -13.89% 14
South East -26 120 £375 - 11
Midlands +52 64 £300 -14.29% 7
North of England +44 57 £345 +6.15% 6
South West +1 38 £401 +14.43% 2
West Midlands +51 35 £295 -26.25% 3
Yorkshire +14 30 £325 - 2
East Midlands +3 29 £338 - 4
East of England -31 29 £320 -17.42% 5
North West +25 21 £350 +5.66% 4
Scotland +1 18 £300 -25.00%
North East +63 6 £300 -7.69%
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Wales +3 2 £105 -78.46%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for NetApp.

1 303 (62.22%) Windows
2 265 (54.41%) VMware
3 213 (43.74%) Microsoft
4 181 (37.17%) Active Directory
5 178 (36.55%) Cisco
6 174 (35.73%) SAN
7 156 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 151 (31.01%) Linux
9 140 (28.75%) Windows Server
10 108 (22.18%) Migration
11 106 (21.77%) EMC
12 99 (20.33%) Citrix
13 97 (19.92%) HP
13 97 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 94 (19.30%) Hyper-V
15 90 (18.48%) Unix
15 90 (18.48%) Finance
16 86 (17.66%) NAS
17 84 (17.25%) Data Centre
18 83 (17.04%) ITIL
19 81 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 79 (16.22%) SQL
21 77 (15.81%) MS Exchange
22 75 (15.40%) VMware ESXi
23 70 (14.37%) NetBackup
24 69 (14.17%) vSphere
25 68 (13.96%) Red Hat
26 67 (13.76%) DNS
26 67 (13.76%) SQL Server
26 67 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

NetApp
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 77 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.72%) IIS
6 19 (3.90%) Skype for Business
7 17 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.87%) Apache
9 13 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.44%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.03%) SAS
14 4 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.82%) Drupal
14 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.82%) JBoss
14 4 (0.82%) WordPress
15 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Primavera
3 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 44 (9.03%) Office 365
2 25 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.23%) SaaS
6 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.82%) PaaS
6 4 (0.82%) Serverless
7 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 174 (35.73%) SAN
2 86 (17.66%) NAS
3 67 (13.76%) DNS
4 65 (13.35%) Firewall
5 48 (9.86%) DHCP
6 46 (9.45%) LAN
7 45 (9.24%) Fibre Channel
8 43 (8.83%) WAN
9 32 (6.57%) TCP/IP
10 24 (4.93%) NetScaler
11 23 (4.72%) LDAP
12 20 (4.11%) VoIP
12 20 (4.11%) VPN
13 18 (3.70%) Network Security
14 16 (3.29%) SSL
15 14 (2.87%) iSCSI
16 12 (2.46%) SMTP
16 12 (2.46%) VLAN
17 10 (2.05%) HTTP
17 10 (2.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.05%) MySQL
3 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.03%) EDRMS
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.62%) DB2
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) GoCD
5 1 (0.21%) Maven
5 1 (0.21%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 90 (18.48%) Finance
2 27 (5.54%) Banking
3 22 (4.52%) Legal
4 13 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.44%) Automotive
6 6 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Law
7 5 (1.03%) Retail
8 3 (0.62%) German Language
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (12.53%) Administrator
3 56 (11.50%) Analyst
4 54 (11.09%) Architect
5 45 (9.24%) Storage Engineer
6 36 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (6.57%) NetApp Engineer
8 28 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (5.54%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (5.54%) Storage Administrator
9 27 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (5.13%) Server Engineer
11 22 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 22 (4.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 21 (4.31%) Consultant
12 21 (4.31%) Support Engineer
12 21 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (3.49%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.44%) REST
2 6 (1.23%) SOAP
3 5 (1.03%) .NET
3 5 (1.03%) WAP
4 3 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.62%) J2EE
4 3 (0.62%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.41%) Flash
5 2 (0.41%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) jQuery
6 1 (0.21%) JSP
6 1 (0.21%) LAMP
6 1 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) RESTful
6 1 (0.21%) Servlets
6 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.25%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.60%) Enterprise Storage
4 25 (5.13%) Replication
5 22 (4.52%) Clustering
6 20 (4.11%) Private Cloud
7 18 (3.70%) Fat Client
7 18 (3.70%) Thin Client
8 17 (3.49%) Blackberry
9 15 (3.08%) FlexPod
9 15 (3.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.46%) EMC VNX
11 10 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.85%) PKI
13 8 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
14 7 (1.44%) HP Storage
14 7 (1.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
16 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 303 (62.22%) Windows
2 151 (31.01%) Linux
3 140 (28.75%) Windows Server
4 97 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (18.48%) Unix
6 81 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (10.68%) Solaris
9 31 (6.37%) Windows 7
10 29 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (4.93%) Data ONTAP
12 15 (3.08%) CentOS
13 14 (2.87%) AIX
14 13 (2.67%) Ubuntu
15 11 (2.26%) Windows 10
16 6 (1.23%) Debian
16 6 (1.23%) SUSE
17 4 (0.82%) Android
17 4 (0.82%) HPUX
18 3 (0.62%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.18%) Migration
2 83 (17.04%) ITIL
3 63 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (8.83%) Load Balancing
5 42 (8.62%) Project Management
6 39 (8.01%) High Availability
7 36 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
8 34 (6.98%) Change Management
9 30 (6.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 30 (6.16%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.75%) Incident Management
11 27 (5.54%) Service Management
12 25 (5.13%) Problem Management
13 24 (4.93%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (4.11%) Capacity Management
16 19 (3.90%) Network Design
17 17 (3.49%) ITIL V3
17 17 (3.49%) PRINCE2
18 15 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.22%) SQL
2 63 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.75%) Python
4 27 (5.54%) Perl
5 18 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.67%) Java
8 9 (1.85%) VBScript
9 6 (1.23%) C
10 5 (1.03%) Korn
10 5 (1.03%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.06%) Security Cleared
3 41 (8.42%) MCSE
4 39 (8.01%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.95%) Degree
6 26 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.46%) CCNA
9 11 (2.26%) CCNP
10 10 (2.05%) CCIE
10 10 (2.05%) RHCE
11 9 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.64%) CISSP
12 8 (1.64%) MCSA
13 7 (1.44%) VCAP
14 5 (1.03%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.03%) MCP
15 4 (0.82%) CISMP
15 4 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.82%) GDPR
4 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (37.17%) Active Directory
2 156 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (19.30%) Hyper-V
4 75 (15.40%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (14.17%) vSphere
6 44 (9.03%) NFS
7 28 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 28 (5.75%) Veritas File System
7 28 (5.75%) XenApp
8 25 (5.13%) XenDesktop
9 19 (3.90%) Terminal Services
9 19 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (3.29%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (1.85%) Docker
14 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (1.64%) Samba
14 8 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (14.37%) NetBackup
2 53 (10.88%) SCCM
3 38 (7.80%) SCOM
4 34 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (4.72%) WSUS
6 21 (4.31%) Puppet
7 19 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (3.29%) Ansible
9 14 (2.87%) vRealize
10 13 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (2.67%) Nagios
11 12 (2.46%) SCVMM
12 11 (2.26%) Backup Exec
12 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (2.05%) SafeCom
14 9 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (1.85%) SnapMirror
14 9 (1.85%) vCenter Server
15 8 (1.64%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 265 (54.41%) VMware
2 213 (43.74%) Microsoft
3 178 (36.55%) Cisco
4 106 (21.77%) EMC
5 99 (20.33%) Citrix
6 97 (19.92%) HP
7 68 (13.96%) Red Hat
8 52 (10.68%) Brocade
9 51 (10.47%) IBM
10 50 (10.27%) Veritas
11 49 (10.06%) Symantec
12 44 (9.03%) Oracle
13 43 (8.83%) Dell
14 33 (6.78%) CheckPoint
14 33 (6.78%) CommVault
15 26 (5.34%) 3PAR
16 25 (5.13%) McAfee
17 24 (4.93%) SolarWinds
18 22 (4.52%) F5
19 16 (3.29%) Veeam