Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 445 394
Rank change year-on-year -7 -51 -72
Contract jobs citing NetApp 487 474 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.10% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 295 412
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £216 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +5.71% -9.68% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 1 23
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £51.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.08% +18.60% +72.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £50.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £20.88 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £51.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -71.57% +18.60% +63.81%

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 42,045 43,145 46,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 44.99% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 26,523 27,519
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,622 1,832
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -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 24 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetApp over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 -9 456 £375 +3.45% 108
UK excluding London +26 333 £370 +5.71% 71
South East -18 147 £413 +17.86% 20
London -20 145 £375 -11.76% 39
Midlands +18 54 £375 - 10
North of England +16 51 £338 -0.74% 21
East of England +13 51 £320 +2.40% 14
West Midlands +15 33 £330 -12.00% 4
North West +5 24 £338 +3.05% 11
East Midlands -1 21 £375 +1.01% 6
Yorkshire -1 17 £375 +10.29% 8
South West +17 16 £419 +19.30% 4
Scotland -19 16 £400 +52.38% 2
North East +64 10 £275 -26.42% 2
Wales +2 4 £400 -17.95%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 318 (65.30%) Windows
2 305 (62.63%) VMware
3 230 (47.23%) Microsoft
4 201 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 195 (40.04%) Cisco
6 181 (37.17%) Active Directory
7 165 (33.88%) Linux
8 162 (33.26%) SAN
9 144 (29.57%) Windows Server
10 133 (27.31%) ITIL
11 122 (25.05%) HP
12 112 (23.00%) Citrix
13 96 (19.71%) Security Cleared
14 93 (19.10%) Hyper-V
15 87 (17.86%) SC Cleared
16 85 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 85 (17.45%) EMC
17 79 (16.22%) SQL
18 78 (16.02%) VMware ESXi
19 77 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
19 77 (15.81%) DNS
20 75 (15.40%) Finance
21 73 (14.99%) vSphere
22 72 (14.78%) Firewall
23 68 (13.96%) PowerShell
24 67 (13.76%) Office 365
24 67 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
25 66 (13.55%) SCCM
25 66 (13.55%) NFS
25 66 (13.55%) SQL Server

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 66 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 38 (7.80%) Skype for Business
4 31 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (5.95%) IIS
6 19 (3.90%) Apache
7 16 (3.29%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.64%) SAS
9 8 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.23%) IBM Domino
10 6 (1.23%) JBoss
10 6 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.03%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.82%) Drupal
12 4 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.62%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.41%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.76%) Office 365
2 60 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.62%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 3 (0.62%) Serverless
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 162 (33.26%) SAN
2 77 (15.81%) DNS
3 72 (14.78%) Firewall
4 62 (12.73%) DHCP
5 61 (12.53%) NAS
6 53 (10.88%) iSCSI
7 47 (9.65%) Fibre Channel
8 46 (9.45%) TCP/IP
9 40 (8.21%) VPN
10 37 (7.60%) WAN
11 34 (6.98%) LAN
12 23 (4.72%) Skype
13 22 (4.52%) SSL
14 19 (3.90%) IPsec
14 19 (3.90%) VoIP
15 18 (3.70%) Wireless
16 15 (3.08%) Network Security
17 14 (2.87%) OSPF
17 14 (2.87%) SNMP
18 13 (2.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.64%) MySQL
3 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.62%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) GoCD
6 1 (0.21%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (15.40%) Finance
2 33 (6.78%) Banking
3 22 (4.52%) Retail
4 11 (2.26%) Legal
5 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.82%) German Language
6 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Automotive
7 3 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (15.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (14.58%) Analyst
3 47 (9.65%) Storage Engineer
4 43 (8.83%) Architect
5 42 (8.62%) Administrator
6 32 (6.57%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.75%) NetApp Engineer
8 27 (5.54%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 24 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) Storage Administrator
12 23 (4.72%) Consultant
13 21 (4.31%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support
14 20 (4.11%) Technical Architect
15 19 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
16 18 (3.70%) Service Analyst
16 18 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.05%) LDAP
2 9 (1.85%) WAP
2 9 (1.85%) X-Windows
3 8 (1.64%) OpenMP
4 7 (1.44%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.23%) .NET
6 5 (1.03%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.03%) Web Services
7 4 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.62%) Kafka
8 3 (0.62%) Velocity
9 2 (0.41%) REST
10 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.21%) jQuery
10 1 (0.21%) LAMP
10 1 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (12.11%) Data Centre
3 42 (8.62%) Replication
4 27 (5.54%) Clustering
5 26 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 18 (3.70%) FlexPod
8 14 (2.87%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
8 14 (2.87%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.46%) EMC VNX
10 11 (2.26%) EMC VNXe
10 11 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.26%) Private Cloud
11 10 (2.05%) PKI
12 9 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
13 8 (1.64%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.44%) EMC Centera
15 6 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 318 (65.30%) Windows
2 165 (33.88%) Linux
3 144 (29.57%) Windows Server
4 85 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (13.35%) Unix
7 61 (12.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (9.45%) Solaris
9 39 (8.01%) Data ONTAP
10 35 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (6.57%) Windows 7
12 22 (4.52%) Windows 10
13 18 (3.70%) AIX
13 18 (3.70%) SUSE
14 13 (2.67%) CentOS
15 11 (2.26%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.23%) Windows 8
18 5 (1.03%) Android
19 4 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (27.31%) ITIL
2 54 (11.09%) Change Management
3 50 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (10.27%) Service Delivery
4 47 (9.65%) Incident Management
4 47 (9.65%) Problem Management
5 38 (7.80%) Migration
6 31 (6.37%) Project Management
7 24 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 23 (4.72%) Configuration Management
8 23 (4.72%) Load Balancing
8 23 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (4.52%) High Availability
9 22 (4.52%) ITIL V3
9 22 (4.52%) Service Management
10 21 (4.31%) DevOps
10 21 (4.31%) Mathematics
10 21 (4.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.22%) SQL
2 68 (13.96%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.13%) Python
4 21 (4.31%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.90%) Perl
5 19 (3.90%) VBScript
6 15 (3.08%) C
7 10 (2.05%) Java
8 8 (1.64%) Ruby
9 7 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.44%) VB
10 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.62%) Korn
12 2 (0.41%) AWK
12 2 (0.41%) sed
13 1 (0.21%) Go
13 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 87 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 64 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.62%) MCSE
5 33 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (4.31%) Degree
6 21 (4.31%) MCP
7 18 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.29%) MCSA
9 13 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.05%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.05%) RHCE
10 10 (2.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.85%) CCNP
12 8 (1.64%) CCNA
12 8 (1.64%) NCDA
13 5 (1.03%) CCIE
13 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.44%) PMO
3 6 (1.23%) GDPR
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 201 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (37.17%) Active Directory
3 93 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 78 (16.02%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (14.99%) vSphere
6 66 (13.55%) NFS
7 45 (9.24%) XenApp
8 32 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (4.11%) Terminal Services
10 17 (3.49%) Firmware
11 16 (3.29%) XenDesktop
12 15 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 15 (3.08%) Veritas File System
13 11 (2.26%) Docker
14 9 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (1.64%) DFS Replication
15 8 (1.64%) GPFS
15 8 (1.64%) XenServer
16 7 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (1.44%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 66 (13.55%) SCCM
2 53 (10.88%) SCOM
3 48 (9.86%) NetBackup
4 33 (6.78%) Backup Exec
5 23 (4.72%) Ansible
6 22 (4.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 22 (4.52%) WSUS
7 18 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (3.49%) Puppet
9 16 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (3.29%) vCenter Server
10 13 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
10 13 (2.67%) vMotion
11 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (2.46%) Nagios
11 12 (2.46%) vRealize
12 11 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (2.05%) SnapVault
14 9 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 305 (62.63%) VMware
2 230 (47.23%) Microsoft
3 195 (40.04%) Cisco
4 122 (25.05%) HP
5 112 (23.00%) Citrix
6 85 (17.45%) EMC
7 64 (13.14%) Red Hat
8 60 (12.32%) Dell
9 55 (11.29%) IBM
10 54 (11.09%) Veritas
11 48 (9.86%) Symantec
12 46 (9.45%) Brocade
13 43 (8.83%) Oracle
14 41 (8.42%) 3PAR
15 32 (6.57%) SolarWinds
16 28 (5.75%) CheckPoint
17 27 (5.54%) CommVault
18 26 (5.34%) Juniper
18 26 (5.34%) McAfee
19 25 (5.13%) Sun