Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 457 341
Rank change year-on-year +8 -116 -45
Contract jobs citing NetApp 495 435 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.09% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 324 493
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £573 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 19
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% -40.00% +90.48%
10th Percentile £12.25 £21.83 £17.40
90th Percentile £16.50 £73.55 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £28.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -49.12% -43.00% +81.82%

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 42,032 39,899 46,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,210 24,484 28,253
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,397 1,635
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +7.46%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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 +3 473 £400 +6.67% 88
UK excluding London +28 329 £400 +14.29% 57
London -40 161 £425 - 35
South East +39 146 £427 +13.93% 10
North of England -28 62 £375 +7.14% 20
Midlands -11 49 £338 - 11
East of England +24 40 £308 +4.24% 8
West Midlands -9 38 £293 -24.52% 10
North West -20 26 £450 +28.57% 12
Yorkshire -21 26 £368 +5.00% 8
South West +2 21 £413 +17.19% 3
East Midlands -8 11 £375 +20.00% 1
Scotland -32 11 £350 +40.00% 4
North East +9 10 £275 -21.43%
Wales -10 2 £425 +80.85% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £175 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 327 (66.06%) VMware
2 303 (61.21%) Windows
3 217 (43.84%) Cisco
4 210 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 190 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 161 (32.53%) Linux
7 153 (30.91%) Active Directory
8 149 (30.10%) Windows Server
9 145 (29.29%) Security Cleared
10 140 (28.28%) SAN
11 138 (27.88%) ITIL
12 111 (22.42%) EMC
12 111 (22.42%) SC Cleared
13 103 (20.81%) Firewall
14 102 (20.61%) Citrix
15 95 (19.19%) VMware ESXi
16 89 (17.98%) Finance
17 87 (17.58%) HP
18 85 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
19 79 (15.96%) SQL
20 78 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
20 78 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
21 76 (15.35%) Hyper-V
21 76 (15.35%) SQL Server
22 71 (14.34%) vSphere
23 67 (13.54%) iSCSI
24 65 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
25 64 (12.93%) MS Exchange
26 62 (12.53%) Office 365
27 61 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure

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 64 (12.93%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.86%) Skype for Business
3 24 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.64%) IIS
4 18 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.03%) Apache
6 14 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.01%) JBoss
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.81%) SAS
12 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.61%) Confluence
13 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Synapse
13 2 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 65 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.40%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.20%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.53%) Office 365
2 61 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.41%) IaaS
5 6 (1.21%) GitHub
6 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.01%) PaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Yammer
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 140 (28.28%) SAN
2 103 (20.81%) Firewall
3 67 (13.54%) iSCSI
4 53 (10.71%) WAN
5 51 (10.30%) DNS
6 49 (9.90%) NAS
7 38 (7.68%) LAN
7 38 (7.68%) TCP/IP
8 37 (7.47%) DHCP
9 32 (6.46%) Fibre Channel
10 27 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (5.05%) VPN
12 20 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (4.04%) Wireless
13 19 (3.84%) Cisco Firepower
13 19 (3.84%) Skype
14 15 (3.03%) NetScaler
14 15 (3.03%) Network Security
15 14 (2.83%) Cisco ISE
15 14 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.81%) MySQL
8 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.61%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Big Data
10 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.01%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (17.98%) Finance
2 32 (6.46%) Banking
3 27 (5.45%) Retail
4 7 (1.41%) Legal
5 4 (0.81%) Law
5 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.61%) Automotive
6 3 (0.61%) Military
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.20%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (13.94%) Analyst
3 53 (10.71%) Architect
4 43 (8.69%) Storage Engineer
5 39 (7.88%) Network Engineer
6 34 (6.87%) Administrator
7 29 (5.86%) Support Engineer
8 26 (5.25%) Project Manager
9 25 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 24 (4.85%) Consultant
10 24 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 23 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
11 23 (4.65%) Service Analyst
11 23 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (3.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 18 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support
15 16 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.62%) OpenMP
1 8 (1.62%) X-Windows
2 7 (1.41%) LDAP
2 7 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (0.81%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.61%) HTML
4 3 (0.61%) J2EE
4 3 (0.61%) LAMP
4 3 (0.61%) Middleware
4 3 (0.61%) REST
4 3 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (0.61%) WAP
4 3 (0.61%) XML
5 2 (0.40%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.40%) Kafka
5 2 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.40%) Memcached
5 2 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.88%) Replication
4 27 (5.45%) Clustering
5 25 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (3.84%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.63%) PKI
9 12 (2.42%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.22%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (2.02%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
13 8 (1.62%) Grid Computing
13 8 (1.62%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 5 (1.01%) CMDB
15 5 (1.01%) EMC VNX
15 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
15 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 303 (61.21%) Windows
2 161 (32.53%) Linux
3 149 (30.10%) Windows Server
4 78 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (10.71%) Unix
6 44 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 37 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (7.47%) Windows 7
8 36 (7.27%) Solaris
9 27 (5.45%) Data ONTAP
10 25 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (4.24%) CentOS
12 12 (2.42%) AIX
12 12 (2.42%) SUSE
13 8 (1.62%) HPUX
14 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.21%) Android
15 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (27.88%) ITIL
2 85 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (11.92%) Service Delivery
4 41 (8.28%) Problem Management
5 36 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 34 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (6.87%) DevOps
6 34 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (6.87%) Migration
6 34 (6.87%) Project Management
7 32 (6.46%) Change Management
8 31 (6.26%) Service Management
8 31 (6.26%) Virtual Environments
9 29 (5.86%) ITIL V3
10 25 (5.05%) Mathematics
11 21 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (4.04%) Capacity Management
12 20 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (3.84%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.96%) SQL
2 53 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.65%) Python
4 21 (4.24%) C
5 20 (4.04%) Bash Shell
6 16 (3.23%) VBScript
7 15 (3.03%) Java
8 12 (2.42%) Perl
9 11 (2.22%) Ruby
9 11 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.62%) AWK
10 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.62%) sed
10 8 (1.62%) VB
11 5 (1.01%) Go
12 3 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) C#
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 111 (22.42%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (6.67%) MCSE
5 32 (6.46%) DV Cleared
6 28 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.66%) MCP
7 26 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (4.24%) Degree
9 13 (2.63%) MCSA
10 12 (2.42%) CCIE
11 10 (2.02%) CCNA
12 9 (1.82%) CCNP
13 8 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (1.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.01%) RHCE
17 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 4 (0.81%) NCDA
17 4 (0.81%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.45%) SLA
2 9 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) GDPR
4 4 (0.81%) QA
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 190 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (30.91%) Active Directory
3 95 (19.19%) VMware ESXi
4 76 (15.35%) Hyper-V
5 71 (14.34%) vSphere
6 57 (11.52%) NFS
7 40 (8.08%) XenApp
8 34 (6.87%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.63%) Firmware
10 11 (2.22%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.22%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.82%) GPFS
11 9 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.82%) Xen
12 8 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.41%) VMware NSX
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.21%) XenServer
15 5 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.01%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 53 (10.71%) SCCM
2 39 (7.88%) vCenter Server
3 37 (7.47%) NetBackup
4 32 (6.46%) Ansible
4 32 (6.46%) SCOM
5 27 (5.45%) Puppet
6 26 (5.25%) Backup Exec
7 20 (4.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 15 (3.03%) vMotion
10 13 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
12 10 (2.02%) SnapMirror
12 10 (2.02%) WSUS
13 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.62%) Nagios
14 8 (1.62%) SCSM
14 8 (1.62%) vRealize
15 7 (1.41%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 327 (66.06%) VMware
2 217 (43.84%) Cisco
3 210 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 111 (22.42%) EMC
5 102 (20.61%) Citrix
6 87 (17.58%) HP
7 59 (11.92%) Splunk
8 58 (11.72%) Dell
9 56 (11.31%) Red Hat
10 51 (10.30%) IBM
11 44 (8.89%) Oracle
12 36 (7.27%) Symantec
13 35 (7.07%) CheckPoint
13 35 (7.07%) F5
14 34 (6.87%) Veritas
15 26 (5.25%) 3PAR
15 26 (5.25%) Brocade
16 25 (5.05%) Palo Alto
17 24 (4.85%) CommVault
18 21 (4.24%) Juniper