Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 456 447 338
Rank change year-on-year -9 -109 -17
Contract jobs citing NetApp 521 475 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.13% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 334 518
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +10.76%
10th Percentile £245 £240 £260
90th Percentile £538 £554 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 14
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +25.00% -10.20%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.51 £12.75
90th Percentile £16.50 £51.50 £54.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -44.23% +18.18% -11.11%

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 43,214 42,070 49,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.82% 43.85% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,805 25,705 30,113
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
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 1,597 1,433 1,623
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.22 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.28 £17.45
% change year-on-year +1.35% -6.70% +2.65%

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 July 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 July 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 -10 494 £410 +9.33% 102
UK excluding London +14 337 £375 +7.14% 63
London -36 181 £435 +8.68% 42
South East +32 142 £427 +6.81% 13
North of England -27 62 £338 -6.90% 16
Midlands -16 52 £313 +4.17% 9
West Midlands -12 44 £300 - 6
East of England +18 38 £333 -16.88% 20
Yorkshire -19 34 £350 - 10
South West -7 23 £358 +2.14% 2
North West -19 23 £438 +16.67% 3
Scotland -26 18 £350 +27.27% 2
East Midlands -18 7 £365 +21.67% 3
North East -2 5 £275 -15.38% 3
Northern Ireland +19 2 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £175 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 355 (68.14%) VMware
2 312 (59.88%) Windows
3 225 (43.19%) Cisco
4 204 (39.16%) Microsoft
5 190 (36.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 175 (33.59%) Active Directory
7 168 (32.25%) Windows Server
8 153 (29.37%) Linux
9 151 (28.98%) SAN
10 137 (26.30%) Security Cleared
11 136 (26.10%) ITIL
12 124 (23.80%) EMC
13 112 (21.50%) Citrix
14 100 (19.19%) SC Cleared
15 99 (19.00%) Finance
16 93 (17.85%) Firewall
16 93 (17.85%) vSphere
17 92 (17.66%) VMware ESXi
18 91 (17.47%) SQL Server
19 86 (16.51%) SQL
20 83 (15.93%) HP
21 79 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
22 76 (14.59%) Unix
23 75 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
24 71 (13.63%) Hyper-V
25 70 (13.44%) Data Centre
26 65 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
27 64 (12.28%) MS Exchange
28 62 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
28 62 (11.90%) Service Delivery

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 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.22%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.84%) Apache
5 19 (3.65%) IIS
5 19 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 18 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.15%) JBoss
9 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.77%) SAS
12 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.58%) Confluence
13 2 (0.38%) CMS
13 2 (0.38%) nginx
13 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 62 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Relativity
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (10.36%) Office 365
3 44 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.15%) GitHub
5 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.96%) PaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.77%) SaaS
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (28.98%) SAN
2 93 (17.85%) Firewall
3 58 (11.13%) DNS
4 54 (10.36%) NAS
5 47 (9.02%) WAN
6 43 (8.25%) iSCSI
7 42 (8.06%) DHCP
8 36 (6.91%) LAN
9 33 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (5.95%) Fibre Channel
11 30 (5.76%) TCP/IP
12 23 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (3.84%) Cisco Firepower
14 18 (3.45%) VPN
15 15 (2.88%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (2.88%) Wireless
16 14 (2.69%) Internet
17 13 (2.50%) NetScaler
17 13 (2.50%) Network Security
17 13 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.76%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.37%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.77%) MySQL
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.58%) Power BI
10 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.19%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (19.00%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Banking
3 27 (5.18%) Retail
4 9 (1.73%) Legal
5 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 4 (0.77%) Automotive
7 4 (0.77%) Law
7 4 (0.77%) Military
7 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (15.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (12.67%) Analyst
3 50 (9.60%) Storage Engineer
4 47 (9.02%) Architect
4 47 (9.02%) Network Engineer
5 41 (7.87%) Administrator
6 37 (7.10%) Consultant
7 27 (5.18%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.80%) Service Analyst
8 25 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 24 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (3.84%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
12 18 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 16 (3.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (3.07%) Technical Architect
13 16 (3.07%) VMware Engineer
14 14 (2.69%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.34%) LDAP
2 6 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (1.15%) XML
3 5 (0.96%) .NET
3 5 (0.96%) Web Services
4 4 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (0.77%) J2EE
4 4 (0.77%) Middleware
4 4 (0.77%) Spring
4 4 (0.77%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.58%) COM
5 3 (0.58%) HTML
5 3 (0.58%) LAMP
5 3 (0.58%) REST
5 3 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.38%) Memcached
6 2 (0.38%) SOAP
6 2 (0.38%) XSLT
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.44%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.95%) Clustering
4 29 (5.57%) Replication
5 28 (5.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.88%) FlexPod
7 15 (2.88%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.69%) PKI
9 12 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.92%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
11 9 (1.73%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 8 (1.54%) HP Storage
13 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 312 (59.88%) Windows
2 168 (32.25%) Windows Server
3 153 (29.37%) Linux
4 79 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (14.59%) Unix
6 75 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (9.40%) Solaris
8 42 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (7.68%) Windows 10
10 33 (6.33%) Windows 7
11 24 (4.61%) CentOS
12 17 (3.26%) Data ONTAP
13 15 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (2.30%) HPUX
15 11 (2.11%) AIX
16 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.77%) Android
18 4 (0.77%) SUSE
18 4 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (26.10%) ITIL
2 65 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (11.90%) Service Delivery
4 42 (8.06%) Project Management
5 40 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.49%) Problem Management
7 36 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (6.72%) Migration
9 34 (6.53%) Incident Management
10 33 (6.33%) Service Management
11 32 (6.14%) DevOps
12 26 (4.99%) ITIL V3
12 26 (4.99%) Mathematics
13 25 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (3.84%) Virtual Environments
15 19 (3.65%) Change Control
15 19 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.65%) PRINCE2
16 18 (3.45%) Change Management
16 18 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.51%) SQL
2 54 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 25 (4.80%) Python
4 22 (4.22%) C
5 17 (3.26%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.26%) Java
6 15 (2.88%) Perl
7 12 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.30%) VBScript
8 11 (2.11%) Ruby
9 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.73%) VB
11 8 (1.54%) AWK
11 8 (1.54%) sed
12 6 (1.15%) Korn
13 5 (0.96%) Go
14 3 (0.58%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) C#
15 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (26.30%) Security Cleared
2 100 (19.19%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (5.76%) MCSE
5 29 (5.57%) DV Cleared
6 28 (5.37%) MCP
7 23 (4.41%) Degree
8 22 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.69%) CCIE
10 13 (2.50%) MCSA
11 11 (2.11%) CCNP
11 11 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.92%) CCNA
13 5 (0.96%) RHCE
14 4 (0.77%) ISEB
14 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.37%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.15%) GDPR
4 5 (0.96%) QA
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 190 (36.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (33.59%) Active Directory
3 93 (17.85%) vSphere
4 92 (17.66%) VMware ESXi
5 71 (13.63%) Hyper-V
6 52 (9.98%) NFS
7 40 (7.68%) XenApp
8 25 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.88%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.11%) VMware NSX
11 10 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (1.92%) Xen
12 9 (1.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (1.73%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.54%) Firmware
13 8 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.15%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (10.56%) SCCM
2 42 (8.06%) vCenter Server
3 37 (7.10%) NetBackup
4 32 (6.14%) Puppet
5 27 (5.18%) SCOM
6 25 (4.80%) Ansible
7 22 (4.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 20 (3.84%) Backup Exec
9 16 (3.07%) SnapMirror
10 14 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.50%) vRealize
12 12 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 11 (2.11%) vMotion
14 10 (1.92%) WSUS
15 9 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
15 9 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (1.73%) SnapVault
16 8 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
16 8 (1.54%) SCSM
17 7 (1.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 355 (68.14%) VMware
2 225 (43.19%) Cisco
3 204 (39.16%) Microsoft
4 124 (23.80%) EMC
5 112 (21.50%) Citrix
6 83 (15.93%) HP
7 61 (11.71%) Splunk
8 56 (10.75%) Oracle
9 51 (9.79%) Dell
10 48 (9.21%) Red Hat
11 43 (8.25%) IBM
12 39 (7.49%) Veritas
13 37 (7.10%) CommVault
13 37 (7.10%) F5
14 32 (6.14%) CheckPoint
15 31 (5.95%) Palo Alto
16 30 (5.76%) Brocade
17 26 (4.99%) Symantec
18 23 (4.41%) 3PAR
18 23 (4.41%) Infoblox