Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 447 507 459
Rank change year-on-year +60 -48 -25
Contract jobs citing NetApp 235 410 485
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 265 302
Median daily rate £381 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £276 £225
90th Percentile £525 £535 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.69% - +18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +210.34% -63.06%
10th Percentile £20.80 £39.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.52 £47.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £13.63
% change year-on-year -53.33% +230.28% -50.45%

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 25,977 41,293 42,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.73% 42.60% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,569 25,720 26,395
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,211 1,422 1,433
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +27 195 £366 -8.44% 60
UK excluding London +50 172 £397 -0.69% 47
London +60 60 £376 -11.47% 13
North of England +50 56 £400 +21.21% 25
North West +73 46 £425 +53.85% 7
South East +55 32 £400 -8.57% 4
Scotland +53 30 £425 +6.25%
Midlands +51 26 £319 -8.93% 12
East of England +47 19 £306 -15.52% 5
West Midlands +65 15 £300 +9.09% 7
East Midlands +11 11 £325 -19.65% 5
Yorkshire -1 10 £280 -21.13% 14
Wales +32 7 £475 +26.67%
Work from Home +7 7 £325 -50.00% 3
South West +7 2 £500 +5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 169 (71.91%) VMware
2 164 (69.79%) Windows
3 120 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 116 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (45.53%) Windows Server
6 87 (37.02%) Microsoft
6 87 (37.02%) Citrix
7 82 (34.89%) Cisco
8 80 (34.04%) SAN
9 78 (33.19%) EMC
10 77 (32.77%) PowerShell
11 69 (29.36%) Azure
12 58 (24.68%) XenApp
12 58 (24.68%) Linux
13 57 (24.26%) Office 365
14 48 (20.43%) Security Cleared
15 47 (20.00%) HP
15 47 (20.00%) Dell
16 46 (19.57%) Data Centre
17 44 (18.72%) NetBackup
18 43 (18.30%) ITIL
18 43 (18.30%) SC Cleared
19 42 (17.87%) SCCM
19 42 (17.87%) SQL
19 42 (17.87%) DNS
20 41 (17.45%) vSphere
21 37 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (15.32%) VMware ESXi
23 35 (14.89%) SCOM
23 35 (14.89%) DHCP

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 27 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.70%) Apache
6 4 (1.70%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.70%) IIS
7 3 (1.28%) Confluence
7 3 (1.28%) Documentum
7 3 (1.28%) Mattermost
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 69 (29.36%) Azure
2 57 (24.26%) Office 365
3 19 (8.09%) AWS
4 11 (4.68%) IaaS
5 6 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.55%) GCP
6 5 (2.13%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.70%) GitHub
8 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.28%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.85%) Datadog
9 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.43%) PaaS
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.04%) SAN
2 42 (17.87%) DNS
3 35 (14.89%) DHCP
4 33 (14.04%) Firewall
5 23 (9.79%) NAS
5 23 (9.79%) VSAN
6 19 (8.09%) NetScaler
7 18 (7.66%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (5.11%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.26%) LAN
9 10 (4.26%) VoIP
9 10 (4.26%) WAN
10 8 (3.40%) VLAN
11 7 (2.98%) Wireless
12 6 (2.55%) VPN
13 5 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.13%) DMZ
13 5 (2.13%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) MySQL
3 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) OLTP
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.13%) Subversion
2 5 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.28%) Fiddler
4 3 (1.28%) GitLab
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
4 3 (1.28%) ScriptRunner
5 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
General
1 23 (9.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.40%) Banking
3 7 (2.98%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.13%) Law
5 3 (1.28%) Local Government
5 3 (1.28%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (11.06%) Storage Engineer
3 23 (9.79%) Consultant
3 23 (9.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) Analyst
4 19 (8.09%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.66%) VMware Engineer
6 17 (7.23%) Architect
7 16 (6.81%) Storage Consultant
8 14 (5.96%) Administrator
8 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (5.96%) NetApp Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.11%) Backup Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (5.11%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 11 (4.68%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.21%) XML
2 8 (3.40%) LDAP
3 4 (1.70%) .NET
4 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.28%) JSON
4 3 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) ADSI
5 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) SAML
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.81%) EMC VNX
3 14 (5.96%) Clustering
3 14 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.55%) Replication
8 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.28%) CMDB
9 3 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.28%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) BYOD
11 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.43%) PKI
11 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (69.79%) Windows
2 107 (45.53%) Windows Server
3 58 (24.68%) Linux
4 37 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (14.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (8.51%) Windows 10
8 19 (8.09%) Unix
9 14 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.53%) Solaris
11 12 (5.11%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (2.98%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (2.98%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.70%) CentOS
14 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.85%) Fedora
15 2 (0.85%) SUSE
16 1 (0.43%) AIX
16 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.30%) ITIL
2 35 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (13.19%) Migration
4 27 (11.49%) Deployment Automation
4 27 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (11.06%) Configuration Management
6 23 (9.79%) Problem Management
7 21 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (8.94%) Storage Management
8 20 (8.51%) Identity Management
9 19 (8.09%) DevOps
10 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (6.38%) Service Management
12 11 (4.68%) High Availability
13 10 (4.26%) Capacity Management
14 9 (3.83%) Server Management
15 8 (3.40%) Information Security
15 8 (3.40%) Security Patching
15 8 (3.40%) Vulnerability Management
16 7 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.77%) PowerShell
2 42 (17.87%) SQL
3 15 (6.38%) Python
4 10 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.55%) Java
6 4 (1.70%) C
6 4 (1.70%) Ruby
7 3 (1.28%) Go
7 3 (1.28%) VBScript
8 2 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.30%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.11%) MCSE
5 11 (4.68%) Degree
6 10 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.40%) CCNA
8 6 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.13%) MCITP
9 5 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.28%) CCNP
10 3 (1.28%) CISSP
10 3 (1.28%) HND
10 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.28%) MCP
11 2 (0.85%) GIAC
11 2 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.43%) GxP
2 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.43%) NIST
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 120 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 116 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (24.68%) XenApp
4 41 (17.45%) vSphere
5 36 (15.32%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (13.19%) Hyper-V
7 22 (9.36%) VMware NSX
8 21 (8.94%) Terminal Services
9 10 (4.26%) XenDesktop
10 8 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.55%) Docker
13 5 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.13%) Firmware
13 5 (2.13%) NFS
14 4 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (1.28%) BitLocker
15 3 (1.28%) Samba
15 3 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (18.72%) NetBackup
2 42 (17.87%) SCCM
3 35 (14.89%) SCOM
4 26 (11.06%) Ansible
5 25 (10.64%) vRealize
6 24 (10.21%) PowerCLI
7 15 (6.38%) SnapMirror
8 14 (5.96%) Puppet
9 11 (4.68%) HP SIM
10 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (2.98%) SnapVault
12 7 (2.98%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.55%) Backup Exec
13 6 (2.55%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (2.55%) vCenter Server
13 6 (2.55%) WSUS
14 5 (2.13%) SCOrch
14 5 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 169 (71.91%) VMware
2 87 (37.02%) Citrix
2 87 (37.02%) Microsoft
3 82 (34.89%) Cisco
4 78 (33.19%) EMC
5 47 (20.00%) Dell
5 47 (20.00%) HP
6 25 (10.64%) Brocade
7 22 (9.36%) IBM
8 21 (8.94%) Oracle
9 20 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 20 (8.51%) Veritas
10 14 (5.96%) SolarWinds
11 13 (5.53%) Hitachi
12 12 (5.11%) Symantec
13 11 (4.68%) EqualLogic
14 10 (4.26%) CommVault
14 10 (4.26%) Veeam
15 9 (3.83%) Ivanti
15 9 (3.83%) Splunk