Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 430 356 337
Rank change year-on-year -74 -19 -3
Contract jobs citing NetApp 493 739 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.51% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 515 519
UK median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +12.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £244
90th Percentile £556 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 18
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -6.38% -32.86%
10th Percentile £12.70 £16.53 £16.03
90th Percentile £34.20 £41.50 £125.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% -12.00% -28.57%

NetApp is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41774 48862 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.66% 44.92% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25529 29996 29159
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £610 £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 1385 1644 2198
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.47 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.22
% change year-on-year -5.04% +0.90% +4.36%

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 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -66 468 £388 -1.27% 52
UK excluding London -3 297 £370 -1.33% 35
London -97 188 £414 +2.16% 20
South East -40 87 £400 +3.23% 11
North of England +42 69 £366 +12.69% 5
Midlands +38 62 £313 -16.67% 13
South West 0 45 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +36 40 £345 +6.15% 4
West Midlands +38 31 £319 -21.54% 10
East Midlands +1 31 £313 - 3
East of England -8 23 £425 +9.68% 1
North West +15 21 £383 +17.69% 1
Scotland +27 10 £275 -31.25% 1
North East +51 8 £300 -7.69%
Wales -4 5 £350 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 291 (59.03%) Windows
2 239 (48.48%) VMware
3 178 (36.11%) Cisco
4 175 (35.50%) Active Directory
5 173 (35.09%) SAN
6 172 (34.89%) Microsoft
7 140 (28.40%) Linux
7 140 (28.40%) Windows Server
8 139 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 108 (21.91%) Finance
11 106 (21.50%) Migration
12 102 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 101 (20.49%) EMC
14 100 (20.28%) NAS
15 96 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 92 (18.66%) HP
17 85 (17.24%) Citrix
18 83 (16.84%) MS Exchange
19 79 (16.02%) Unix
20 76 (15.42%) Firewall
20 76 (15.42%) Hyper-V
21 75 (15.21%) ITIL
22 72 (14.60%) SQL Server
22 72 (14.60%) PowerShell
23 71 (14.40%) NetBackup
24 68 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
25 66 (13.39%) DNS
26 63 (12.78%) SQL
27 62 (12.58%) vSphere

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 83 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.25%) IIS
5 16 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.43%) Apache
7 11 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.42%) JBoss
11 5 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.61%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.41%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Primavera
4 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.10%) Office 365
3 18 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.22%) PaaS
6 6 (1.22%) SaaS
7 5 (1.01%) IaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.61%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 173 (35.09%) SAN
2 100 (20.28%) NAS
3 76 (15.42%) Firewall
4 66 (13.39%) DNS
5 54 (10.95%) LAN
6 53 (10.75%) WAN
7 49 (9.94%) DHCP
8 34 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
9 31 (6.29%) LDAP
10 30 (6.09%) TCP/IP
11 20 (4.06%) VoIP
12 19 (3.85%) NetScaler
13 18 (3.65%) Network Security
13 18 (3.65%) SMTP
13 18 (3.65%) VLAN
14 16 (3.25%) iSCSI
14 16 (3.25%) VPN
15 13 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.84%) Oracle Database
2 14 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.23%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (1.22%) MySQL
5 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.81%) DB2
6 4 (0.81%) EDRMS
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) HBase
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) GoCD
4 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 108 (21.91%) Finance
2 37 (7.51%) Banking
3 14 (2.84%) Legal
4 12 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.22%) Back Office
6 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Law
7 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.01%) Local Government
8 4 (0.81%) Automotive
8 4 (0.81%) Military
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (11.76%) Architect
3 56 (11.36%) Analyst
4 51 (10.34%) Administrator
4 51 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
5 37 (7.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 35 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (6.29%) Server Engineer
8 29 (5.88%) Consultant
9 28 (5.68%) NetApp Engineer
10 26 (5.27%) Windows Engineer
11 23 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (4.46%) DBA
13 20 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.65%) Support Analyst
16 16 (3.25%) Active Directory Engineer
16 16 (3.25%) Storage Specialist
17 15 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.01%) Flash
1 5 (1.01%) REST
1 5 (1.01%) SOAP
2 4 (0.81%) Middleware
2 4 (0.81%) WAP
3 3 (0.61%) COM
3 3 (0.61%) J2EE
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (0.61%) Web Services
4 2 (0.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.41%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.41%) XML
4 2 (0.41%) XSLT
5 1 (0.20%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.20%) Memcached
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 102 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 30 (6.09%) Replication
5 21 (4.26%) Clustering
5 21 (4.26%) EMC VNX
5 21 (4.26%) FlexPod
6 17 (3.45%) Private Cloud
7 16 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.84%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.84%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.43%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.62%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (1.42%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 6 (1.22%) Derivative
12 6 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 291 (59.03%) Windows
2 140 (28.40%) Linux
2 140 (28.40%) Windows Server
3 117 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 96 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (16.02%) Unix
6 55 (11.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (11.16%) Solaris
7 38 (7.71%) Data ONTAP
7 38 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (5.68%) Windows 7
9 22 (4.46%) CentOS
10 16 (3.25%) AIX
11 8 (1.62%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.22%) HPUX
12 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.01%) SUSE
14 4 (0.81%) Debian
15 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (21.50%) Migration
2 75 (15.21%) ITIL
3 68 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (7.51%) Load Balancing
5 34 (6.90%) Project Management
6 30 (6.09%) Service Management
7 29 (5.88%) High Availability
8 26 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (4.87%) Capacity Management
9 24 (4.87%) ITIL V3
10 23 (4.67%) Configuration Management
11 20 (4.06%) Change Management
12 19 (3.85%) DevOps
13 18 (3.65%) Asset Management
13 18 (3.65%) Network Design
13 18 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (3.65%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.45%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.45%) Task Automation
15 16 (3.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.60%) PowerShell
2 63 (12.78%) SQL
3 47 (9.53%) Perl
4 40 (8.11%) Python
5 20 (4.06%) Bash Shell
6 18 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.45%) Java
8 13 (2.64%) Ruby
9 12 (2.43%) Korn
10 9 (1.83%) VBScript
11 5 (1.01%) C
12 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.41%) VB
13 1 (0.20%) C#
13 1 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 47 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.51%) MCSE
4 34 (6.90%) Degree
4 34 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 28 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.84%) CCNA
6 14 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.03%) CCNP
8 9 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.62%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.42%) CCIE
10 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.22%) VCAP
12 5 (1.01%) MCSA
13 4 (0.81%) CRISC
13 4 (0.81%) MCP
13 4 (0.81%) NCDA
13 4 (0.81%) NCIE
13 4 (0.81%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.07%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.81%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 175 (35.50%) Active Directory
2 139 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 62 (12.58%) vSphere
5 60 (12.17%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (7.91%) NFS
7 33 (6.69%) XenApp
8 27 (5.48%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (3.45%) XenDesktop
11 16 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (3.25%) Veritas File System
12 13 (2.64%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.83%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.42%) DFS Replication
15 7 (1.42%) Firmware
15 7 (1.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 71 (14.40%) NetBackup
2 44 (8.92%) SCCM
3 24 (4.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 23 (4.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.67%) SCOM
5 22 (4.46%) Nagios
6 21 (4.26%) Puppet
7 17 (3.45%) vCenter Server
8 15 (3.04%) WSUS
9 13 (2.64%) Ansible
10 12 (2.43%) vRealize
11 11 (2.23%) SCVMM
12 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (2.03%) NetApp OnCommand
13 9 (1.83%) Salt
14 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (1.22%) SCOrch
15 6 (1.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 239 (48.48%) VMware
2 178 (36.11%) Cisco
3 172 (34.89%) Microsoft
4 101 (20.49%) EMC
5 92 (18.66%) HP
6 85 (17.24%) Citrix
7 58 (11.76%) IBM
8 57 (11.56%) Oracle
8 57 (11.56%) Red Hat
9 47 (9.53%) Brocade
10 34 (6.90%) Veritas
11 33 (6.69%) CommVault
12 31 (6.29%) Symantec
13 29 (5.88%) 3PAR
13 29 (5.88%) Dell
14 27 (5.48%) CheckPoint
15 26 (5.27%) F5
16 20 (4.06%) Hitachi
17 15 (3.04%) McAfee
18 14 (2.84%) Sybase