Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 418 446 403
Rank change year-on-year +28 -43 -52
Contract jobs citing NetApp 563 478 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.12% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 301 437
UK median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £264
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +4.25% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 7
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% -9.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.11 £14.25
90th Percentile £17.38 £30.80 £26.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -9.09% -7.37%

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 42,794 42,785 48,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.99% 43.35% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,520 26,357 29,706
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +4.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,659 1,399 1,665
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% -3.97% +3.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +31 535 £400 +6.67% 146
UK excluding London +15 370 £365 +4.25% 94
London -2 187 £460 +15.00% 54
South East +33 147 £425 +6.25% 12
North of England -11 72 £331 -5.36% 33
East of England +22 54 £356 -10.94% 24
Midlands -34 51 £300 - 19
Yorkshire -11 40 £315 -9.35% 9
West Midlands -25 40 £325 +9.24% 13
North West -8 30 £375 +1.35% 21
South West -19 24 £325 -20.54% 4
Scotland -17 18 £350 +21.74% 2
East Midlands -15 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Northern Ireland +34 3 - -
North East -19 2 £375 +25.00% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £175 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 412 (73.18%) VMware
2 331 (58.79%) Windows
3 212 (37.66%) Microsoft
4 207 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 202 (35.88%) Active Directory
6 188 (33.39%) Cisco
7 177 (31.44%) Linux
8 160 (28.42%) Windows Server
9 146 (25.93%) SAN
10 140 (24.87%) ITIL
11 128 (22.74%) Citrix
12 119 (21.14%) Security Cleared
13 117 (20.78%) EMC
14 112 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 107 (19.01%) Firewall
16 101 (17.94%) Finance
17 98 (17.41%) VMware ESXi
18 96 (17.05%) Data Centre
19 95 (16.87%) vSphere
20 91 (16.16%) SQL Server
21 82 (14.56%) HP
22 81 (14.39%) SC Cleared
23 79 (14.03%) Windows Server 2012
24 78 (13.85%) Unix
25 77 (13.68%) DNS
26 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
27 74 (13.14%) SQL
28 72 (12.79%) MS Exchange
29 62 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
29 62 (11.01%) Office 365

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 72 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.68%) OpenStack
3 31 (5.51%) Apache
4 30 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (4.97%) SharePoint
6 22 (3.91%) Skype for Business
7 20 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 18 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.02%) nginx
10 15 (2.66%) IIS
11 6 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.07%) JBoss
12 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.53%) Confluence
14 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.36%) SAS
15 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (8.35%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
1 62 (11.01%) Office 365
2 59 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.60%) IaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.07%) GitHub
4 6 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.07%) SaaS
5 5 (0.89%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.53%) PaaS
7 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 146 (25.93%) SAN
2 107 (19.01%) Firewall
3 77 (13.68%) DNS
4 60 (10.66%) NAS
5 56 (9.95%) WAN
6 47 (8.35%) DHCP
6 47 (8.35%) LAN
7 41 (7.28%) iSCSI
8 38 (6.75%) TCP/IP
9 19 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (3.02%) Skype
10 17 (3.02%) Wireless
11 16 (2.84%) NetScaler
12 15 (2.66%) Internet
13 11 (1.95%) BGP
14 10 (1.78%) VoIP
15 9 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (1.60%) VLAN
15 9 (1.60%) VPN
16 8 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (2.49%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.49%) MySQL
5 11 (1.95%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.36%) GIS
10 2 (0.36%) Power BI
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.66%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) CF BOSH
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 101 (17.94%) Finance
2 26 (4.62%) Banking
3 17 (3.02%) Retail
4 11 (1.95%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.60%) Law
6 5 (0.89%) Advertising
7 4 (0.71%) Automotive
7 4 (0.71%) Legal
7 4 (0.71%) Military
7 4 (0.71%) Publishing
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (13.14%) Storage Engineer
3 70 (12.43%) Analyst
4 45 (7.99%) Administrator
5 41 (7.28%) Consultant
6 39 (6.93%) Network Engineer
7 30 (5.33%) Architect
8 26 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 25 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (3.91%) Infrastructure Support
12 21 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.73%) Server Engineer
13 20 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
14 19 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (2.84%) Service Analyst
15 16 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.13%) LAMP
1 12 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (1.95%) LAPP Stack
3 9 (1.60%) .NET
4 8 (1.42%) Web Services
5 7 (1.24%) LDAP
6 5 (0.89%) Spring
7 4 (0.71%) .NET Core
7 4 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.71%) J2EE
7 4 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.71%) XML
7 4 (0.71%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.53%) COM
8 3 (0.53%) Middleware
8 3 (0.53%) REST
8 3 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.18%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 96 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 49 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.86%) Clustering
4 24 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 20 (3.55%) PKI
7 18 (3.20%) Replication
8 16 (2.84%) FlexPod
9 14 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.49%) Private Cloud
10 13 (2.31%) HP Storage
11 11 (1.95%) EMC VMAX
12 10 (1.78%) EMC VNX
13 9 (1.60%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.71%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 331 (58.79%) Windows
2 177 (31.44%) Linux
3 160 (28.42%) Windows Server
4 79 (14.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (13.85%) Unix
6 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
8 41 (7.28%) Solaris
9 39 (6.93%) CentOS
10 37 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (6.22%) Windows 10
12 24 (4.26%) Windows 7
13 21 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (2.66%) HPUX
15 10 (1.78%) AIX
16 5 (0.89%) SUSE
17 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.53%) Android
18 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.87%) ITIL
2 112 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (9.24%) Migration
3 52 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (9.06%) DevOps
5 48 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 42 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (6.75%) Project Management
9 36 (6.39%) Storage Management
10 31 (5.51%) Configuration Management
11 30 (5.33%) ITIL V3
11 30 (5.33%) Service Management
12 29 (5.15%) Performance Management
13 27 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (4.44%) Change Control
15 23 (4.09%) Problem Management
16 22 (3.91%) Incident Management
17 21 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (3.73%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.14%) SQL
2 61 (10.83%) PowerShell
3 42 (7.46%) Python
4 28 (4.97%) Bash Shell
5 24 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 23 (4.09%) Ruby
7 21 (3.73%) Perl
8 15 (2.66%) C
9 14 (2.49%) Java
9 14 (2.49%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.24%) Korn
11 6 (1.07%) C#
11 6 (1.07%) VB
12 5 (0.89%) Go
12 5 (0.89%) VBScript
13 3 (0.53%) PHP
14 2 (0.36%) AWK
14 2 (0.36%) sed
15 1 (0.18%) Lingo
15 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 81 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.51%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.09%) MCSE
7 22 (3.91%) Degree
8 18 (3.20%) MCP
9 14 (2.49%) NCDA
10 12 (2.13%) NCSIE
11 11 (1.95%) CCNP
11 11 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.78%) CCNA
12 10 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.60%) CCIE
13 9 (1.60%) MCSA
14 8 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.24%) NCIE
15 7 (1.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.07%) GDPR
2 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.71%) QA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 207 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (35.88%) Active Directory
3 98 (17.41%) VMware ESXi
4 95 (16.87%) vSphere
5 57 (10.12%) NFS
6 56 (9.95%) XenApp
7 52 (9.24%) Hyper-V
8 29 (5.15%) XenDesktop
9 26 (4.62%) Docker
10 25 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.31%) Firmware
13 12 (2.13%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 9 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (1.24%) Terminal Services
17 7 (1.24%) VMware NSX
17 7 (1.24%) XenServer
18 6 (1.07%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (10.48%) SCCM
2 44 (7.82%) Puppet
3 41 (7.28%) vCenter Server
4 33 (5.86%) Ansible
5 30 (5.33%) NetBackup
6 28 (4.97%) SCOM
7 26 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 25 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (3.55%) Kubernetes
10 16 (2.84%) SnapMirror
10 16 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (2.66%) Nagios
12 14 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
13 13 (2.31%) Salt
13 13 (2.31%) Terraform
14 12 (2.13%) Backup Exec
14 12 (2.13%) SnapVault
15 11 (1.95%) ZABBIX
16 10 (1.78%) PowerCLI
16 10 (1.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 412 (73.18%) VMware
2 212 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 188 (33.39%) Cisco
4 128 (22.74%) Citrix
5 117 (20.78%) EMC
6 82 (14.56%) HP
7 60 (10.66%) Splunk
8 50 (8.88%) Dell
9 47 (8.35%) Red Hat
10 44 (7.82%) Oracle
11 40 (7.10%) CommVault
12 39 (6.93%) CheckPoint
13 36 (6.39%) F5
14 29 (5.15%) Nimble Storage
15 27 (4.80%) IBM
16 26 (4.62%) Veritas
17 22 (3.91%) Brocade
18 21 (3.73%) Isilon
19 20 (3.55%) Symantec
20 19 (3.37%) McAfee