Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 407 485
Rank change year-on-year -147 +78 -40
Contract jobs citing NetApp 246 114 379
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.87% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 81 187
10th Percentile £353 £300 £225
25th Percentile £400 £350 £303
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £418 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.57% +4.38% -
75th Percentile £530 £500 £475
90th Percentile £583 £540 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +7.19% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
10th Percentile " £31.13 £16.88
25th Percentile £12.25 £31.25 £20.06
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £24.88
Median % change year-on-year -61.54% +30.65% +71.55%
75th Percentile £12.75 £37.69 £49.06
90th Percentile £28.80 £39.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £24.88
% change year-on-year -61.54% +30.65% +71.55%

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 32,517 13,178 37,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 44.33% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,010 8,499 23,747
10th Percentile £285 £263 £244
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 385 1,346
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.55 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £19.64
Median % change year-on-year -9.30% +9.47% +15.53%
75th Percentile £43.00 £44.50 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +11.80%

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NetApp.

Daily rate trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NetApp over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NetApp.

Hourly rate trend for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing NetApp over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -161 164 £463 +8.82% 60
UK excluding London -87 136 £429 +7.19% 48
London -166 69 £520 +22.35% 13
Work from Home -193 61 £500 +16.28% 14
Scotland -52 45 £445 +9.54% 1
North of England -56 31 £450 +28.57% 16
South East -70 28 £425 -11.46% 10
North West -42 20 £520 +43.45% 9
East of England -39 12 £300 +20.00% 7
Midlands -66 12 £350 -12.50% 13
Yorkshire -43 11 £338 +35.00% 7
South West -45 8 £300 -40.00% 1
West Midlands -57 8 £328 -18.13% 9
East Midlands - 4 £400 - 4
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales - 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 156 (63.41%) VMware
2 148 (60.16%) Windows
3 106 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (38.62%) SAN
5 85 (34.55%) Linux
6 80 (32.52%) PowerShell
7 75 (30.49%) Active Directory
8 73 (29.67%) Microsoft
8 73 (29.67%) Cisco
9 70 (28.46%) Azure
9 70 (28.46%) Windows Server
10 65 (26.42%) EMC
11 60 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 51 (20.73%) Citrix
13 50 (20.33%) NAS
14 48 (19.51%) HP
15 47 (19.11%) DNS
15 47 (19.11%) VMware ESXi
15 47 (19.11%) Social Skills
16 45 (18.29%) ITIL
16 45 (18.29%) SQL
17 43 (17.48%) Microsoft 365
17 43 (17.48%) Data Centre
18 42 (17.07%) Veeam
19 41 (16.67%) Security Cleared
20 39 (15.85%) NFS
20 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2016
21 38 (15.45%) Python
21 38 (15.45%) Oracle
21 38 (15.45%) Firewall

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 20 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.72%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.91%) Apache
4 16 (6.50%) Confluence
4 16 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.28%) IIS
6 8 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.81%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) Mule
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.46%) Azure
2 43 (17.48%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (13.41%) AWS
4 19 (7.72%) IaaS
5 18 (7.32%) GCP
6 16 (6.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (4.47%) PaaS
8 9 (3.66%) Mimecast
8 9 (3.66%) SaaS
9 8 (3.25%) Azure Storage
9 8 (3.25%) GitHub
10 6 (2.44%) Azure App Service
10 6 (2.44%) Azure Pipelines
10 6 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.44%) SonarCloud
11 5 (2.03%) Cohesity
12 4 (1.63%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.63%) Power Platform
13 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.41%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 95 (38.62%) SAN
2 50 (20.33%) NAS
3 47 (19.11%) DNS
4 38 (15.45%) Firewall
5 36 (14.63%) WAN
6 26 (10.57%) DHCP
6 26 (10.57%) iSCSI
7 21 (8.54%) TCP/IP
8 20 (8.13%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (7.72%) LAN
10 16 (6.50%) NetScaler
11 15 (6.10%) Internet
11 15 (6.10%) SSL
12 10 (4.07%) HTTP
13 8 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (3.25%) VSAN
14 7 (2.85%) FCoE
14 7 (2.85%) Multicast
14 7 (2.85%) VLAN
14 7 (2.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.25%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.25%) MySQL
3 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.63%) InfluxDB
4 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.22%) Power BI
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2017
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.22%) SSDT
6 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.81%) HBase
6 2 (0.81%) Informix
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.66%) JIRA
3 8 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.44%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (19.11%) Social Skills
2 23 (9.35%) Finance
3 20 (8.13%) Banking
4 17 (6.91%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 48 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (16.26%) Storage Engineer
3 37 (15.04%) Architect
4 21 (8.54%) Network Engineer
5 20 (8.13%) Consultant
6 17 (6.91%) Administrator
6 17 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (6.50%) IT Engineer
7 16 (6.50%) Server Engineer
8 13 (5.28%) Technical Architect
9 12 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) Storage Architect
11 9 (3.66%) Windows Server Engineer
12 8 (3.25%) DBA
12 8 (3.25%) SAN Engineer
12 8 (3.25%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 8 (3.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) JSON
1 8 (3.25%) YAML
2 7 (2.85%) Middleware
2 7 (2.85%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (2.03%) REST
4 4 (1.63%) Flash
4 4 (1.63%) LDAP
4 4 (1.63%) RESTful
4 4 (1.63%) XML
5 2 (0.81%) .NET
5 2 (0.81%) HTML
5 2 (0.81%) XSLT
6 1 (0.41%) ExaBGP
6 1 (0.41%) JMS
6 1 (0.41%) Kafka
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.41%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 17 (6.91%) Clustering
4 14 (5.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (5.28%) Replication
6 12 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (2.03%) CMDB
9 5 (2.03%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.03%) IBM Storwize
9 5 (2.03%) PKI
9 5 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.22%) NHS
12 2 (0.81%) AS400
12 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (60.16%) Windows
2 85 (34.55%) Linux
3 70 (28.46%) Windows Server
4 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 36 (14.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (11.79%) Data ONTAP
7 29 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (11.38%) Unix
9 24 (9.76%) Solaris
10 20 (8.13%) Windows 10
10 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (4.07%) HPUX
12 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.03%) AIX
13 5 (2.03%) VMS
14 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.22%) CentOS
16 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (18.29%) ITIL
3 31 (12.60%) Migration
4 28 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (10.98%) DevOps
5 27 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.57%) Infrastructure as Code
7 19 (7.72%) Load Balancing
8 16 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (6.10%) Data Protection
10 14 (5.69%) Architectural Design
10 14 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.69%) High Availability
11 13 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.28%) Kanban
11 13 (5.28%) Open Source
12 12 (4.88%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.88%) Server Building
13 11 (4.47%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.52%) PowerShell
2 45 (18.29%) SQL
3 38 (15.45%) Python
4 11 (4.47%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.47%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.07%) Java
5 10 (4.07%) VBScript
6 5 (2.03%) C
6 5 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.22%) Perl
7 3 (1.22%) PHP
7 3 (1.22%) VB
8 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) Go
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.85%) MCP
5 6 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.44%) MCSA
5 6 (2.44%) MCSE
5 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.03%) Degree
7 4 (1.63%) CCNP
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.63%) MCITP
7 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.22%) CCIE
8 3 (1.22%) CCNA
9 2 (0.81%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.81%) VCAP
9 2 (0.81%) VCP6
10 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (30.49%) Active Directory
3 47 (19.11%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (15.85%) NFS
5 25 (10.16%) Hyper-V
6 23 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (8.94%) vSphere
8 15 (6.10%) XenApp
9 11 (4.47%) KVM
10 10 (4.07%) Firmware
11 9 (3.66%) Docker
11 9 (3.66%) VMware NSX
12 8 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (2.85%) BitLocker
13 7 (2.85%) SRDF
13 7 (2.85%) Xen
14 5 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
16 3 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (14.63%) Ansible
2 32 (13.01%) SCCM
3 25 (10.16%) Terraform
4 24 (9.76%) SnapMirror
5 21 (8.54%) SnapVault
6 20 (8.13%) NetBackup
7 18 (7.32%) vCenter Server
8 17 (6.91%) vRealize
9 13 (5.28%) Puppet
9 13 (5.28%) WSUS
10 12 (4.88%) Kubernetes
11 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (4.07%) FortiGate
13 9 (3.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 9 (3.66%) Grafana
13 9 (3.66%) PowerCLI
14 7 (2.85%) MobiControl
15 5 (2.03%) Avamar
15 5 (2.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 4 (1.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 156 (63.41%) VMware
2 73 (29.67%) Cisco
2 73 (29.67%) Microsoft
3 65 (26.42%) EMC
4 51 (20.73%) Citrix
5 48 (19.51%) HP
6 42 (17.07%) Veeam
7 38 (15.45%) Oracle
8 36 (14.63%) Dell
9 33 (13.41%) Red Hat
10 20 (8.13%) Brocade
10 20 (8.13%) F5
10 20 (8.13%) Isilon
11 18 (7.32%) CommVault
12 16 (6.50%) 3PAR
12 16 (6.50%) IBM
12 16 (6.50%) Symantec
12 16 (6.50%) Veritas
13 15 (6.10%) CheckPoint
13 15 (6.10%) Palo Alto