Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 491 454 443
Rank change year-on-year -37 -11 -94
Contract jobs citing NetApp 379 510 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 314 333
UK median daily rate £400 £406 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +12.07% -7.64%
10th Percentile £238 £252 £232
90th Percentile £538 £538 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 11
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £14.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -46.36% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.25 £13.51
90th Percentile £39.30 £16.50 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +144.83% -44.23% +18.18%

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 39,517 43,069 41,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.57% 41.55% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,598 26,610 25,440
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,407 1,587 1,440
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.00 £10.49
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.22 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.90 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.48% - -5.71%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Top 15 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 17 July 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
England -42 351 £400 -3.03% 97
UK excluding London -35 241 £375 - 82
London -1 136 £450 +3.45% 22
South East -28 72 £400 -6.87% 15
Midlands +18 53 £325 - 12
North of England +17 47 £341 +1.11% 27
West Midlands +8 30 £210 -30.00% 10
Scotland +37 26 £365 +4.29% 5
North West +25 25 £275 -37.14% 15
East Midlands +38 23 £425 +14.86% 2
East of England -10 23 £360 +9.09% 14
Yorkshire +12 19 £425 +21.43% 11
South West -25 19 £300 -23.08% 7
North East +20 3 £450 +63.64% 1
Wales - 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NetApp 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 with a requirement for NetApp.

1 249 (65.70%) VMware
2 227 (59.89%) Windows
3 144 (37.99%) Active Directory
4 138 (36.41%) Microsoft
5 135 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 134 (35.36%) Linux
7 133 (35.09%) Cisco
8 131 (34.56%) EMC
9 116 (30.61%) Windows Server
10 115 (30.34%) SAN
11 113 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 86 (22.69%) Citrix
13 84 (22.16%) ITIL
14 79 (20.84%) SQL
15 78 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
15 78 (20.58%) Data Centre
16 77 (20.32%) Firewall
17 75 (19.79%) VMware ESXi
18 73 (19.26%) HP
19 70 (18.47%) Dell
20 69 (18.21%) PowerShell
21 65 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
22 64 (16.89%) Migration
23 63 (16.62%) Office 365
24 60 (15.83%) Hyper-V
25 59 (15.57%) Finance
25 59 (15.57%) DNS
26 58 (15.30%) NAS
27 57 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
28 56 (14.78%) SQL Server

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 45 (11.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.12%) IIS
3 21 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.96%) Apache
6 14 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.43%) JBoss
7 13 (3.43%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.64%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) TPMS
Applications
1 14 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Relativity
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 113 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (20.58%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (16.62%) Office 365
4 21 (5.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (4.49%) IaaS
6 16 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.96%) PaaS
8 13 (3.43%) OpenShift
9 9 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.85%) SaaS
11 6 (1.58%) GitHub
12 4 (1.06%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.79%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.79%) Serverless
14 2 (0.53%) npm
15 1 (0.26%) Power Platform
15 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 115 (30.34%) SAN
2 77 (20.32%) Firewall
3 59 (15.57%) DNS
4 58 (15.30%) NAS
5 47 (12.40%) TCP/IP
6 40 (10.55%) WAN
7 39 (10.29%) LAN
8 35 (9.23%) DHCP
9 22 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (5.80%) VPN
10 21 (5.54%) Wireless
11 19 (5.01%) iSCSI
12 16 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (3.69%) Skype
15 12 (3.17%) IPsec
15 12 (3.17%) VLAN
15 12 (3.17%) VoIP
16 11 (2.90%) BGP
16 11 (2.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.69%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.17%) MariaDB
7 11 (2.90%) Ingres
8 8 (2.11%) MySQL
9 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.53%) Apache Ignite
13 2 (0.53%) Big Data
13 2 (0.53%) GIS
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.26%) Cosmos DB
14 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 21 (5.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.06%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.53%) GitLab
5 2 (0.53%) JIRA
5 2 (0.53%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.53%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.26%) Ant
6 1 (0.26%) gulp
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) MSTest
6 1 (0.26%) NUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 59 (15.57%) Finance
2 13 (3.43%) Banking
3 12 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.90%) Law
5 10 (2.64%) Back Office
6 8 (2.11%) Publishing
7 6 (1.58%) Legal
8 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Military
9 2 (0.53%) Retail
9 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (11.87%) Architect
2 44 (11.61%) Analyst
3 32 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (7.92%) Consultant
5 27 (7.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 23 (6.07%) Storage Engineer
7 22 (5.80%) Administrator
8 18 (4.75%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (4.49%) Server Engineer
10 16 (4.22%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.96%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.69%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.43%) Infrastructure Support
13 13 (3.43%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (3.17%) Network Engineer
15 11 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.65%) Middleware
2 10 (2.64%) Web Services
3 9 (2.37%) .NET
4 6 (1.58%) LDAP
5 3 (0.79%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.79%) HTML
5 3 (0.79%) OAuth
5 3 (0.79%) OpenID
5 3 (0.79%) REST
5 3 (0.79%) SAML
5 3 (0.79%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.53%) J2EE
6 2 (0.53%) LAMP
6 2 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.53%) Sass
6 2 (0.53%) Velocity
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 78 (20.58%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.92%) Clustering
4 20 (5.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.49%) Mainframe
7 16 (4.22%) Public Cloud
8 13 (3.43%) User Experience
9 12 (3.17%) Replication
10 7 (1.85%) HP Superdome
11 6 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.58%) BYOD
11 6 (1.58%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.58%) iSeries
12 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.06%) EMC Centera
13 4 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.79%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 227 (59.89%) Windows
2 134 (35.36%) Linux
3 116 (30.61%) Windows Server
4 65 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (14.25%) Unix
6 52 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (7.12%) Data ONTAP
10 24 (6.33%) CentOS
11 19 (5.01%) Solaris
12 18 (4.75%) AIX
12 18 (4.75%) Windows 10
13 11 (2.90%) Ubuntu
14 9 (2.37%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.85%) HPUX
16 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.26%) Debian
18 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.16%) ITIL
2 64 (16.89%) Migration
3 49 (12.93%) DevOps
4 48 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 32 (8.44%) Incident Management
7 29 (7.65%) Change Management
7 29 (7.65%) Service Management
8 28 (7.39%) Capacity Management
9 26 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 25 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 25 (6.60%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.80%) High Availability
12 20 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.01%) ITSM
14 18 (4.75%) Data Centre Operations
14 18 (4.75%) Load Balancing
15 16 (4.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.84%) SQL
2 69 (18.21%) PowerShell
3 47 (12.40%) Python
4 27 (7.12%) Ruby
5 24 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 18 (4.75%) Java
7 15 (3.96%) Go
8 14 (3.69%) Perl
9 8 (2.11%) C
10 7 (1.85%) Korn
10 7 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.32%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.53%) AWK
13 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.53%) C#
13 2 (0.53%) C-shell
13 2 (0.53%) sed
13 2 (0.53%) VB
13 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 42 (11.08%) CCNA
4 37 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (9.50%) SC Cleared
6 33 (8.71%) MCSE
7 29 (7.65%) CCNP
8 22 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (4.49%) Degree
9 17 (4.49%) DV Cleared
10 16 (4.22%) MCSA
11 7 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.32%) HNC
12 5 (1.32%) HND
13 4 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.06%) RHCE
14 3 (0.79%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.53%) MCITP
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.22%) SLA
2 8 (2.11%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) GDPR
4 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) GPG13
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (37.99%) Active Directory
2 135 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (19.79%) VMware ESXi
4 60 (15.83%) Hyper-V
5 54 (14.25%) vSphere
6 39 (10.29%) XenApp
7 22 (5.80%) NFS
8 20 (5.28%) Docker
9 17 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (4.22%) vCloud
11 13 (3.43%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (2.90%) VMware NSX
13 9 (2.37%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.85%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.58%) Ceph
15 6 (1.58%) Firmware
15 6 (1.58%) ISA Server
16 4 (1.06%) KVM
17 3 (0.79%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 45 (11.87%) NetBackup
2 39 (10.29%) SCCM
3 37 (9.76%) Puppet
4 31 (8.18%) Ansible
5 22 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (5.54%) SCOM
7 19 (5.01%) vCenter Server
8 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (3.43%) SnapMirror
9 12 (3.17%) SnapVault
9 12 (3.17%) WSUS
10 11 (2.90%) vMotion
11 10 (2.64%) Backup Exec
11 10 (2.64%) Kubernetes
11 10 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (2.37%) SCVMM
13 6 (1.58%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 249 (65.70%) VMware
2 138 (36.41%) Microsoft
3 133 (35.09%) Cisco
4 131 (34.56%) EMC
5 86 (22.69%) Citrix
6 73 (19.26%) HP
7 70 (18.47%) Dell
8 43 (11.35%) Red Hat
9 40 (10.55%) IBM
10 33 (8.71%) Veritas
11 32 (8.44%) Oracle
12 28 (7.39%) CheckPoint
13 21 (5.54%) Google
14 20 (5.28%) F5
14 20 (5.28%) SolarWinds
15 15 (3.96%) 3PAR
15 15 (3.96%) Splunk
15 15 (3.96%) Symantec
16 14 (3.69%) TOWER Software
17 13 (3.43%) Brocade