Period
to 23 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 460 421 466
Rank change year-on-year -39 +45 -51
Contract jobs citing NetApp 357 578 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.33% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 383 292
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £231
90th Percentile £500 £556 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -23.08% -11.36%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.50 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £18.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.88 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +65.83% -23.08% -11.36%

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 36,697 43,584 43,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.33% 42.13% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,063 26,991 26,665
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £242
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,440 1,678 1,401
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -0.47% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £45.33 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +12.73% -1.99% +2.03%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Top 14 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 October 2019. 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 -66 316 £400 - 100
UK excluding London -55 234 £375 +3.45% 82
London +17 117 £430 -3.10% 20
South East -32 65 £390 -6.53% 16
North of England -6 54 £400 +20.75% 22
East of England +4 30 £375 +5.26% 10
North West +22 29 £275 -21.43% 16
Scotland +34 28 £381 +1.67% 1
Midlands +26 27 £300 - 20
West Midlands +17 26 £300 -4.00% 8
Yorkshire -2 25 £420 +33.33% 4
South West -7 20 £475 +46.15% 12
Wales - 10 £450 - 1
East Midlands +22 1 £400 +33.33% 12

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 266 (74.51%) VMware
2 214 (59.94%) Windows
3 154 (43.14%) Cisco
4 153 (42.86%) EMC
5 147 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 138 (38.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 129 (36.13%) Linux
8 126 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 110 (30.81%) Dell
10 106 (29.69%) Windows Server
11 96 (26.89%) Azure
12 91 (25.49%) SAN
13 85 (23.81%) Finance
14 82 (22.97%) Citrix
15 74 (20.73%) ITIL
16 71 (19.89%) PowerShell
17 70 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
18 69 (19.33%) Data Centre
19 68 (19.05%) HP
20 67 (18.77%) Migration
21 65 (18.21%) vSphere
22 64 (17.93%) SQL
23 62 (17.37%) Firewall
24 58 (16.25%) Security Cleared
24 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
25 57 (15.97%) Office 365
25 57 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 53 (14.85%) AWS
27 48 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 46 (12.89%) NetBackup

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 38 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.32%) IIS
3 17 (4.76%) Apache
4 15 (4.20%) JBoss
5 13 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.08%) Mattermost
8 10 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.80%) Skype for Business
9 8 (2.24%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.40%) IBM Domino
12 5 (1.40%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.84%) Anypoint
15 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.56%) Confluence
15 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 96 (26.89%) Azure
2 57 (15.97%) Office 365
3 53 (14.85%) AWS
4 18 (5.04%) IaaS
5 17 (4.76%) GCP
6 13 (3.64%) PaaS
7 10 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.80%) GitHub
8 8 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.96%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.40%) SaaS
11 4 (1.12%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.12%) Serverless
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.49%) SAN
2 62 (17.37%) Firewall
3 39 (10.92%) DNS
4 36 (10.08%) NAS
5 28 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 26 (7.28%) WAN
7 25 (7.00%) LAN
8 18 (5.04%) DHCP
9 17 (4.76%) NetScaler
10 13 (3.64%) iSCSI
11 12 (3.36%) Skype
12 9 (2.52%) VLAN
12 9 (2.52%) VPN
13 8 (2.24%) Wireless
14 7 (1.96%) Network Security
15 6 (1.68%) PBX
15 6 (1.68%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.40%) BIG-IP
16 5 (1.40%) Internet
16 5 (1.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.88%) MySQL
3 12 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.08%) Ingres
5 10 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.24%) Big Data
6 8 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.96%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.56%) GIS
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.96%) GitLab
3 6 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.56%) Ant
5 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 2 (0.56%) Maven
5 2 (0.56%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.28%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 85 (23.81%) Finance
2 20 (5.60%) Financial Institution
3 16 (4.48%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.92%) Banking
5 9 (2.52%) Back Office
6 5 (1.40%) Law
6 5 (1.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.12%) Advertising
7 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Military
9 2 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 50 (14.01%) Architect
2 46 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (8.96%) Storage Engineer
4 30 (8.40%) Analyst
5 24 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 22 (6.16%) Consultant
7 20 (5.60%) VMware Engineer
8 19 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (4.76%) Administrator
10 16 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Server Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.08%) Citrix Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Engineer
14 9 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.44%) Middleware
2 11 (3.08%) Web Services
3 10 (2.80%) LDAP
3 10 (2.80%) SAML
4 6 (1.68%) OAuth
4 6 (1.68%) OpenID
4 6 (1.68%) REST
5 5 (1.40%) .NET
5 5 (1.40%) X-Windows
6 4 (1.12%) React
7 3 (0.84%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.84%) React Native
8 2 (0.56%) ADSI
8 2 (0.56%) Django
8 2 (0.56%) HTML
8 2 (0.56%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) JSON
8 2 (0.56%) OLE
8 2 (0.56%) Velocity
9 1 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.00%) Clustering
3 20 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.20%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.92%) Replication
6 14 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.08%) User Experience
9 9 (2.52%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.68%) CMDB
10 6 (1.68%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.40%) PKI
11 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.12%) EMC Centera
12 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 214 (59.94%) Windows
2 129 (36.13%) Linux
3 106 (29.69%) Windows Server
4 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (9.24%) Unix
8 28 (7.84%) CentOS
9 23 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (6.16%) Windows 10
11 15 (4.20%) Data ONTAP
12 13 (3.64%) Solaris
13 10 (2.80%) Ubuntu
14 9 (2.52%) AIX
15 6 (1.68%) Windows 7
16 4 (1.12%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.73%) ITIL
2 67 (18.77%) Migration
3 57 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (12.32%) Change Management
5 43 (12.04%) DevOps
6 36 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (7.56%) Configuration Management
9 27 (7.56%) Problem Management
10 26 (7.28%) Capacity Management
11 24 (6.72%) Business Continuity
12 21 (5.88%) High Availability
12 21 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (5.88%) Service Management
13 20 (5.60%) Data Protection
14 18 (5.04%) Security Patching
15 17 (4.76%) Computer Science
15 17 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
15 17 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.89%) PowerShell
2 64 (17.93%) SQL
3 43 (12.04%) Python
4 20 (5.60%) Ruby
5 17 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.76%) Java
6 10 (2.80%) Go
7 8 (2.24%) Perl
8 7 (1.96%) C#
9 6 (1.68%) C
10 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.84%) VBScript
12 2 (0.56%) Korn
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.56%) XPath
13 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 33 (9.24%) Degree
4 31 (8.68%) DV Cleared
5 28 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.88%) CCNA
7 21 (5.88%) MCSE
8 16 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (2.80%) CCNP
11 8 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.96%) MCSA
12 7 (1.96%) NCDA
13 5 (1.40%) NCIE
13 5 (1.40%) NCSIE
14 4 (1.12%) HND
14 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.12%) MCITP
14 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.20%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.56%) NIST
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) BS25999
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) COSO
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 147 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 138 (38.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
4 65 (18.21%) vSphere
5 44 (12.32%) XenApp
6 42 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 17 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (4.76%) NFS
8 16 (4.48%) Docker
8 16 (4.48%) VMware NSX
9 15 (4.20%) XenDesktop
10 13 (3.64%) vCloud
10 13 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.36%) Firmware
12 10 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (2.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (2.24%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.68%) ISA Server
16 4 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.84%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 46 (12.89%) NetBackup
2 42 (11.76%) SCCM
3 33 (9.24%) Ansible
4 30 (8.40%) Puppet
5 21 (5.88%) vCenter Server
6 14 (3.92%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.36%) SCOM
8 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (2.24%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.24%) WSUS
11 7 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (1.68%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.68%) vMotion
13 5 (1.40%) IBM BigFix
13 5 (1.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 266 (74.51%) VMware
2 154 (43.14%) Cisco
3 153 (42.86%) EMC
4 126 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 110 (30.81%) Dell
6 82 (22.97%) Citrix
7 68 (19.05%) HP
8 37 (10.36%) Red Hat
9 34 (9.52%) Veritas
10 32 (8.96%) IBM
11 26 (7.28%) Oracle
12 19 (5.32%) Brocade
13 18 (5.04%) F5
14 17 (4.76%) MuleSoft
15 16 (4.48%) CheckPoint
16 15 (4.20%) Symantec
17 12 (3.36%) 3PAR
17 12 (3.36%) Google
17 12 (3.36%) Splunk
18 10 (2.80%) Hitachi