Period
to 17 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 458 407
Rank change year-on-year +27 -51 -14
Contract jobs citing NetApp 539 495 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.13% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 284 385
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -34.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £21.25 £21.00 £26.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -34.09% -2.22%

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 43,485 43,905 48,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.70% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,944 27,255 29,361
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,663 1,469 1,723
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.62 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.69%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +21 508 £400 +14.29% 110
UK excluding London +29 388 £365 +4.29% 79
South East +13 152 £419 +6.01% 19
London -8 146 £428 +12.13% 34
North of England +28 97 £320 +2.40% 20
Yorkshire +33 66 £310 -2.75% 4
East of England +8 49 £363 +3.57% 10
Midlands -34 46 £333 +10.83% 25
West Midlands -29 29 £325 +10.64% 16
North West -1 27 £350 +5.66% 15
Scotland +2 23 £413 +37.50% 2
South West -37 17 £325 -22.16% 2
East Midlands -3 14 £300 -12.73% 9
North East -3 4 £381 +27.08% 1
Northern Ireland +31 3 - -
Wales -17 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 374 (69.39%) VMware
2 317 (58.81%) Windows
3 191 (35.44%) Active Directory
4 181 (33.58%) Microsoft
5 173 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 171 (31.73%) SAN
7 169 (31.35%) Linux
8 152 (28.20%) Cisco
9 139 (25.79%) Windows Server
10 117 (21.71%) Citrix
11 111 (20.59%) Data Centre
12 110 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 110 (20.41%) ITIL
13 106 (19.67%) EMC
14 98 (18.18%) Unix
15 92 (17.07%) Firewall
16 90 (16.70%) Finance
17 84 (15.58%) vSphere
17 84 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
18 76 (14.10%) NAS
19 75 (13.91%) HP
20 74 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
21 72 (13.36%) Security Cleared
21 72 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
22 71 (13.17%) PowerShell
23 70 (12.99%) DNS
23 70 (12.99%) MS Exchange
24 67 (12.43%) SQL Server
25 65 (12.06%) NFS
26 63 (11.69%) SQL

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 70 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.05%) Apache
3 35 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.94%) Tomcat
5 29 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (4.45%) nginx
6 24 (4.45%) SharePoint
7 21 (3.90%) OpenStack
8 18 (3.34%) IIS
9 13 (2.41%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.30%) JBoss
12 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.74%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.74%) SAS
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.56%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (11.50%) Office 365
3 55 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.53%) IaaS
5 10 (1.86%) PaaS
6 7 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.11%) SaaS
8 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.74%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 171 (31.73%) SAN
2 92 (17.07%) Firewall
3 76 (14.10%) NAS
4 70 (12.99%) DNS
5 51 (9.46%) WAN
6 50 (9.28%) LAN
7 41 (7.61%) iSCSI
7 41 (7.61%) TCP/IP
8 35 (6.49%) DHCP
9 21 (3.90%) Wireless
10 18 (3.34%) VoIP
11 17 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (3.15%) VPN
12 16 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.78%) BGP
13 15 (2.78%) DMZ
14 14 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (2.60%) NetScaler
15 13 (2.41%) FCoE
15 13 (2.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.27%) Hadoop
3 21 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.71%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.60%) MySQL
6 12 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.48%) Big Data
8 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.37%) GIS
12 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.37%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 90 (16.70%) Finance
2 33 (6.12%) Banking
3 18 (3.34%) Law
4 15 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.67%) Retail
7 8 (1.48%) Advertising
7 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.48%) Publishing
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 87 (16.14%) Storage Engineer
3 55 (10.20%) Analyst
4 37 (6.86%) Administrator
5 34 (6.31%) Consultant
6 30 (5.57%) NetApp Engineer
6 30 (5.57%) Network Engineer
7 25 (4.64%) Architect
7 25 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.45%) VMware Engineer
9 22 (4.08%) Server Engineer
10 21 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (3.53%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.34%) Infrastructure Support
12 18 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.15%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (3.15%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 15 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.23%) LAMP
1 12 (2.23%) LAPP Stack
1 12 (2.23%) LEMP Stack
2 10 (1.86%) Web Services
3 7 (1.30%) Flash
3 7 (1.30%) LDAP
3 7 (1.30%) XML
4 6 (1.11%) .NET
5 5 (0.93%) Middleware
6 4 (0.74%) .NET Core
6 4 (0.74%) Spring
7 3 (0.56%) COM
7 3 (0.56%) HTML
7 3 (0.56%) XSLT
8 2 (0.37%) SOAP
9 1 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.19%) J2EE
9 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 47 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.82%) Clustering
4 22 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.78%) FlexPod
6 14 (2.60%) PKI
7 13 (2.41%) HP Storage
8 11 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.04%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.48%) iSeries
10 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.48%) Replication
11 7 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.11%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.74%) iPhone
14 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 317 (58.81%) Windows
2 169 (31.35%) Linux
3 139 (25.79%) Windows Server
4 98 (18.18%) Unix
5 72 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (10.58%) Data ONTAP
8 39 (7.24%) Solaris
9 31 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (4.64%) Windows 10
11 21 (3.90%) CentOS
12 19 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (2.97%) Windows 7
14 13 (2.41%) HPUX
15 7 (1.30%) AIX
16 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.37%) SUSE
18 1 (0.19%) Android
18 1 (0.19%) Debian
18 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 110 (20.41%) ITIL
2 56 (10.39%) DevOps
3 55 (10.20%) Migration
4 50 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (5.94%) Service Delivery
8 30 (5.57%) Project Management
8 30 (5.57%) Storage Management
9 26 (4.82%) ITIL V3
10 25 (4.64%) Load Balancing
11 24 (4.45%) Configuration Management
11 24 (4.45%) Performance Management
12 22 (4.08%) Change Control
12 22 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (3.90%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.71%) Data Protection
14 20 (3.71%) Proactive Monitoring
14 20 (3.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.17%) PowerShell
2 63 (11.69%) SQL
3 51 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 44 (8.16%) Python
5 37 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.64%) Perl
7 20 (3.71%) Ruby
7 20 (3.71%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.23%) C
9 8 (1.48%) Java
10 7 (1.30%) C#
10 7 (1.30%) Korn
11 6 (1.11%) VB
12 3 (0.56%) Go
12 3 (0.56%) VBScript
13 2 (0.37%) AWK
13 2 (0.37%) sed
14 1 (0.19%) Groovy
14 1 (0.19%) Lingo
14 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (13.36%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.71%) CCNP
6 20 (3.71%) NCDA
7 19 (3.53%) Degree
8 18 (3.34%) MCSE
8 18 (3.34%) NCSIE
9 17 (3.15%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.60%) CCNA
11 12 (2.23%) MCP
11 12 (2.23%) NCIE
12 11 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.11%) MCSA
14 6 (1.11%) VCAP
15 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.04%) SLA
2 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 191 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 173 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
3 84 (15.58%) vSphere
4 65 (12.06%) NFS
5 55 (10.20%) XenApp
6 32 (5.94%) Docker
7 29 (5.38%) Hyper-V
8 28 (5.19%) XenDesktop
9 20 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.78%) Firmware
11 14 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (2.04%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (1.30%) SRDF
14 7 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.11%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.93%) vCloud
16 5 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (10.58%) SCCM
2 42 (7.79%) NetBackup
3 32 (5.94%) Puppet
4 30 (5.57%) Ansible
5 28 (5.19%) Kubernetes
6 25 (4.64%) SCOM
7 21 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
8 19 (3.53%) vCenter Server
9 18 (3.34%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (2.97%) Nagios
11 14 (2.60%) Salt
11 14 (2.60%) SnapMirror
11 14 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (2.60%) ZABBIX
12 12 (2.23%) BladeLogic
12 12 (2.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (2.23%) Rancher
12 12 (2.23%) SnapVault
12 12 (2.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 374 (69.39%) VMware
2 181 (33.58%) Microsoft
3 152 (28.20%) Cisco
4 117 (21.71%) Citrix
5 106 (19.67%) EMC
6 75 (13.91%) HP
7 50 (9.28%) Oracle
8 41 (7.61%) IBM
9 40 (7.42%) Red Hat
10 36 (6.68%) CheckPoint
11 33 (6.12%) Isilon
12 29 (5.38%) CommVault
12 29 (5.38%) Google
13 26 (4.82%) Veritas
14 25 (4.64%) F5
14 25 (4.64%) Nimble Storage
14 25 (4.64%) Splunk
15 24 (4.45%) Dell
16 23 (4.27%) Brocade
16 23 (4.27%) McAfee