Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 401 395
Rank change year-on-year -45 -6 -51
Contract jobs citing NetApp 507 615 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.29% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 385 408
UK median daily rate £355 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.69% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £500 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 21
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -2.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £26.70 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -37.63% +3.33% -10.00%

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 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -45 476 £363 -9.38% 57
UK excluding London -1 331 £350 - 40
London -63 168 £375 -14.04% 17
South East -27 130 £395 +6.76% 5
Midlands +44 63 £310 -17.33% 12
North of England +31 49 £325 - 15
East of England -8 45 £343 -11.61% 7
West Midlands +53 34 £298 -17.36% 10
South West -3 30 £425 +21.43% 1
East Midlands -8 29 £350 -6.67% 2
Yorkshire +11 27 £335 +3.08% 5
North West +16 20 £331 +0.38% 10
Scotland -12 18 £300 -5.14%
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
North East +48 2 £300 -7.69%
Wales +6 2 £105 -78.46%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 329 (64.89%) Windows
2 298 (58.78%) VMware
3 233 (45.96%) Microsoft
4 206 (40.63%) Cisco
5 192 (37.87%) Active Directory
6 187 (36.88%) SAN
7 178 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 170 (33.53%) Linux
9 157 (30.97%) Windows Server
10 115 (22.68%) HP
11 110 (21.70%) Citrix
12 106 (20.91%) EMC
13 104 (20.51%) Hyper-V
14 101 (19.92%) ITIL
14 101 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 96 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 94 (18.54%) Unix
17 90 (17.75%) Migration
18 89 (17.55%) Finance
19 86 (16.96%) SQL
20 84 (16.57%) vSphere
21 83 (16.37%) Data Centre
22 82 (16.17%) NAS
23 81 (15.98%) DNS
24 80 (15.78%) MS Exchange
24 80 (15.78%) VMware ESXi
25 77 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 76 (14.99%) Firewall
27 72 (14.20%) SQL Server
27 72 (14.20%) PowerShell

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 80 (15.78%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.28%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (5.92%) Skype for Business
5 29 (5.72%) IIS
6 23 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (3.55%) Apache
7 18 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.78%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.58%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.18%) SAS
13 5 (0.99%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.99%) JBoss
14 4 (0.79%) Drupal
14 4 (0.79%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.39%) Primavera
4 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (10.45%) Office 365
3 30 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.18%) SaaS
7 4 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.79%) PaaS
7 4 (0.79%) Serverless
8 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.39%) IaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 187 (36.88%) SAN
2 82 (16.17%) NAS
3 81 (15.98%) DNS
4 76 (14.99%) Firewall
5 65 (12.82%) DHCP
6 57 (11.24%) Fibre Channel
7 41 (8.09%) LAN
8 39 (7.69%) WAN
9 34 (6.71%) TCP/IP
9 34 (6.71%) VPN
10 23 (4.54%) VoIP
11 22 (4.34%) iSCSI
12 20 (3.94%) Network Security
13 19 (3.75%) NetScaler
13 19 (3.75%) Skype
13 19 (3.75%) SSL
14 15 (2.96%) IPsec
14 15 (2.96%) SMTP
15 14 (2.76%) LDAP
15 14 (2.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.37%) MySQL
4 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.99%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.59%) DB2
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) GoCD
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 89 (17.55%) Finance
2 30 (5.92%) Banking
3 22 (4.34%) Legal
4 12 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.97%) Retail
6 7 (1.38%) Automotive
7 5 (0.99%) Law
8 4 (0.79%) German Language
8 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (13.61%) Analyst
3 66 (13.02%) Administrator
4 47 (9.27%) Architect
5 44 (8.68%) Storage Engineer
6 34 (6.71%) NetApp Engineer
7 29 (5.72%) Storage Administrator
8 28 (5.52%) Consultant
9 27 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 26 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 26 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.93%) Server Engineer
11 25 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.54%) Project Manager
13 22 (4.34%) Support Engineer
14 21 (4.14%) VMware Engineer
14 21 (4.14%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
16 17 (3.35%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.58%) WAP
2 6 (1.18%) .NET
3 5 (0.99%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.99%) Software Packaging
3 5 (0.99%) X-Windows
4 4 (0.79%) Web Services
5 3 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.59%) J2EE
6 2 (0.39%) Middleware
6 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.39%) REST
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) Flash
7 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.20%) HTML
7 1 (0.20%) JSP
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
7 1 (0.20%) Servlets
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 54 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 37 (7.30%) Replication
5 26 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.54%) Clustering
6 23 (4.54%) Private Cloud
7 20 (3.94%) Blackberry
8 18 (3.55%) FlexPod
9 17 (3.35%) Fat Client
9 17 (3.35%) Thin Client
10 13 (2.56%) EMC VNX
11 12 (2.37%) EMC VMAX
12 10 (1.97%) PKI
13 9 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 7 (1.38%) EMC VNXe
15 7 (1.38%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.99%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 329 (64.89%) Windows
2 170 (33.53%) Linux
3 157 (30.97%) Windows Server
4 101 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (18.54%) Unix
7 77 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 62 (12.23%) Solaris
9 37 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (6.71%) Windows 7
11 32 (6.31%) Data ONTAP
12 19 (3.75%) AIX
12 19 (3.75%) CentOS
13 13 (2.56%) SUSE
13 13 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.56%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.18%) Debian
15 5 (0.99%) HPUX
15 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.92%) ITIL
2 90 (17.75%) Migration
3 71 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (9.27%) Project Management
5 45 (8.88%) Change Management
6 39 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 39 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 38 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (7.10%) High Availability
8 36 (7.10%) Service Delivery
9 35 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 32 (6.31%) Problem Management
11 24 (4.73%) Service Management
12 22 (4.34%) Asset Management
12 22 (4.34%) Configuration Management
13 21 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (3.94%) Capacity Management
14 20 (3.94%) Task Automation
15 19 (3.75%) PRINCE2
16 16 (3.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.96%) SQL
2 72 (14.20%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.52%) Python
4 26 (5.13%) Perl
5 18 (3.55%) Bash Shell
6 17 (3.35%) Java
7 12 (2.37%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.17%) C
9 9 (1.78%) VBScript
10 7 (1.38%) Korn
10 7 (1.38%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 44 (8.68%) MCSE
5 28 (5.52%) Degree
6 25 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.37%) CCNA
9 12 (2.37%) CCNP
10 11 (2.17%) RHCE
11 9 (1.78%) MCP
11 9 (1.78%) MCSA
12 8 (1.58%) CCIE
12 8 (1.58%) CISSP
12 8 (1.58%) VCAP
13 6 (1.18%) NCDA
14 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.79%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.92%) SLA
2 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.99%) GDPR
3 5 (0.99%) PMO
4 3 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (37.87%) Active Directory
2 178 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 84 (16.57%) vSphere
5 80 (15.78%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (12.23%) NFS
7 30 (5.92%) XenApp
8 29 (5.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 29 (5.72%) Veritas File System
9 24 (4.73%) XenDesktop
10 22 (4.34%) Terminal Services
11 17 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (2.37%) DFS Replication
15 11 (2.17%) Docker
15 11 (2.17%) Firmware
16 9 (1.78%) Samba
17 7 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 70 (13.81%) NetBackup
2 68 (13.41%) SCCM
3 47 (9.27%) SCOM
4 35 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 29 (5.72%) WSUS
6 22 (4.34%) Puppet
7 20 (3.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
9 17 (3.35%) Ansible
9 17 (3.35%) Backup Exec
10 15 (2.96%) vCenter Server
11 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (2.76%) Nagios
12 13 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (2.56%) vRealize
13 11 (2.17%) SCVMM
14 10 (1.97%) SafeCom
14 10 (1.97%) SnapVault
15 9 (1.78%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 298 (58.78%) VMware
2 233 (45.96%) Microsoft
3 206 (40.63%) Cisco
4 115 (22.68%) HP
5 110 (21.70%) Citrix
6 106 (20.91%) EMC
7 71 (14.00%) Red Hat
8 61 (12.03%) Veritas
9 59 (11.64%) Brocade
10 52 (10.26%) Symantec
11 50 (9.86%) IBM
12 48 (9.47%) Oracle
13 46 (9.07%) Dell
14 37 (7.30%) McAfee
15 35 (6.90%) 3PAR
16 33 (6.51%) CheckPoint
16 33 (6.51%) CommVault
17 26 (5.13%) SolarWinds
18 18 (3.55%) Sun
19 17 (3.35%) Veeam