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 3 months to 30 May 2017 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
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 321 266
Rank change year-on-year -52 -55  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 233 383 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.60% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 263 299
Median daily rate £378 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -6.13% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.58% -16.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £19.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.90 £36.70 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +34.14% -16.32%  

NetApp is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19538 23979 24661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.63% 44.68% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11906 14822 14323
Median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 791 1124
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.97 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NetApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetApp in the UK

NetApp
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 223 £386 -1.59% 72
London -77 93 £425 +6.25% 21
South East -22 38 £400 - 9
Yorkshire +23 23 £325 - 8
South West +4 16 £352 -8.27% 4
North West +31 14 £383 +39.09% 4
City of London -28 14 £425 -3.40% 7
South Yorkshire +14 13 £325 -38.09% 1
East Midlands -4 13 £300 - 5
West Midlands +27 12 £356 -14.92% 16
Surrey -3 10 £500 +11.11% 4
West Sussex +31 8 £300 -7.69% 1
Manchester +17 8 £375 +36.36% 2
East of England -9 8 £550 +41.93% 5
Crawley - 7 £300 -
North East +54 6 - -
Hampshire +8 6 £425 -26.88%
Milton Keynes -23 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -24 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Doncaster - 6 £325 -
Northampton +6 5 £338 -32.50% 2
Northamptonshire +4 5 £338 -15.62% 2
Wales +4 5 £350 -
Bristol 0 5 £375 +3.44% 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £400 +31.14%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £428 +6.87% 3
Tyne and Wear +56 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +53 4 - -
Cheshire +30 4 £488 - 1
Leeds +15 4 £465 +43.07% 2

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NetApp.

1 244 (56.48%) Windows
2 225 (52.08%) VMware
3 174 (40.28%) SAN
4 155 (35.88%) Cisco
4 155 (35.88%) Active Directory
5 141 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 134 (31.02%) Microsoft
7 127 (29.40%) Linux
8 115 (26.62%) Windows Server
9 96 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 96 (22.22%) NAS
10 91 (21.06%) EMC
11 90 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 87 (20.14%) HP
13 80 (18.52%) MS Exchange
14 79 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (18.06%) ITIL
16 76 (17.59%) Firewall
17 75 (17.36%) Finance
17 75 (17.36%) SQL Server
18 71 (16.44%) Unix
18 71 (16.44%) Citrix
19 65 (15.05%) Oracle
19 65 (15.05%) PowerShell
20 63 (14.58%) Migration
21 61 (14.12%) IBM
22 60 (13.89%) Red Hat
23 59 (13.66%) Solaris
23 59 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
24 58 (13.43%) DNS

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 80 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.02%) Skype for Business
4 24 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.24%) Apache
7 12 (2.78%) IIS
8 9 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.39%) JBoss
9 6 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.93%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.17%) Office 365
4 7 (1.62%) IaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.93%) PaaS
5 4 (0.93%) SaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Dropbox
6 3 (0.69%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 174 (40.28%) SAN
2 96 (22.22%) NAS
3 76 (17.59%) Firewall
4 58 (13.43%) DNS
5 45 (10.42%) LAN
6 43 (9.95%) WAN
7 42 (9.72%) DHCP
8 34 (7.87%) LDAP
9 29 (6.71%) TCP/IP
9 29 (6.71%) VoIP
10 21 (4.86%) iSCSI
11 20 (4.63%) VLAN
12 19 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (3.70%) Skype
15 15 (3.47%) SSH
16 14 (3.24%) Network Security
17 12 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (2.78%) VPN
18 11 (2.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.01%) InterSystems Cache
4 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.39%) DB2
7 4 (0.93%) HBase
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.69%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.69%) OLTP
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.46%) JMeter
3 2 (0.46%) JUnit
3 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) GoCD
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 75 (17.36%) Finance
2 24 (5.56%) Banking
3 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.16%) Back Office
5 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.16%) Local Government
6 4 (0.93%) Law
6 4 (0.93%) Military
6 4 (0.93%) Publishing
7 3 (0.69%) Billing
7 3 (0.69%) Electronics
7 3 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 56 (12.96%) Architect
2 44 (10.19%) Administrator
3 43 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (9.72%) Storage Engineer
5 39 (9.03%) Analyst
6 32 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 31 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 28 (6.48%) Server Engineer
9 25 (5.79%) Consultant
9 25 (5.79%) DBA
10 24 (5.56%) NetApp Engineer
11 22 (5.09%) Windows Engineer
12 19 (4.40%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 17 (3.94%) Unix Administrator
13 17 (3.94%) Wintel Engineer
14 16 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
14 16 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (3.47%) Active Directory Engineer
15 15 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.86%) XML
2 7 (1.62%) HTML
2 7 (1.62%) Web Services
3 6 (1.39%) XSLT
4 5 (1.16%) Middleware
4 5 (1.16%) REST
4 5 (1.16%) SOAP
5 4 (0.93%) Flash
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (0.93%) Rendezvous
5 4 (0.93%) WAP
6 3 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.46%) COM
7 2 (0.46%) J2EE
7 2 (0.46%) JSP
7 2 (0.46%) Memcached
8 1 (0.23%) .NET
8 1 (0.23%) Java SE
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.41%) Replication
3 29 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 23 (5.32%) Clustering
6 20 (4.63%) EMC VNX
7 19 (4.40%) FlexPod
8 18 (4.17%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.85%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.85%) CLARiiON
12 7 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.62%) Symmetrix DMX
13 6 (1.39%) CMDB
13 6 (1.39%) Symmetrix
13 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.16%) Derivative
14 5 (1.16%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 244 (56.48%) Windows
2 127 (29.40%) Linux
3 115 (26.62%) Windows Server
4 90 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (16.44%) Unix
7 59 (13.66%) Solaris
8 51 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
10 31 (7.18%) Windows 7
11 27 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.94%) CentOS
13 16 (3.70%) AIX
14 13 (3.01%) SUSE
15 6 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (1.16%) HPUX
16 5 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.16%) VMS
16 5 (1.16%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.06%) ITIL
2 63 (14.58%) Migration
3 59 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.79%) Load Balancing
4 25 (5.79%) Service Management
5 24 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 21 (4.86%) High Availability
7 20 (4.63%) Capacity Management
7 20 (4.63%) Change Management
7 20 (4.63%) DevOps
8 18 (4.17%) ITIL V3
8 18 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
9 16 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.47%) Network Design
11 14 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (3.24%) Security Patching
12 13 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.01%) Project Management
13 12 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 53 (12.27%) SQL
3 48 (11.11%) Perl
4 36 (8.33%) Python
5 26 (6.02%) VBScript
6 15 (3.47%) Bash Shell
6 15 (3.47%) Java
6 15 (3.47%) Ruby
7 14 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.08%) Korn
9 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.93%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) AWK
11 3 (0.69%) C
12 2 (0.46%) VB6
13 1 (0.23%) C#
13 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (10.88%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.18%) MCSE
5 29 (6.71%) Degree
6 21 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.63%) MCSA
8 16 (3.70%) MCITP
9 15 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.55%) CCNA
12 8 (1.85%) NCDA
12 8 (1.85%) NCIE
13 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.39%) CCNP
15 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.93%) CCIE
16 4 (0.93%) MCSD
16 4 (0.93%) NCSA
17 3 (0.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.32%) SLA
2 11 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.39%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 155 (35.88%) Active Directory
2 141 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (13.19%) Hyper-V
5 43 (9.95%) vSphere
6 33 (7.64%) NFS
7 32 (7.41%) XenApp
8 23 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (5.09%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (4.17%) SRDF
11 14 (3.24%) Veritas File System
12 12 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (2.31%) vCloud
14 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.39%) BitLocker
15 6 (1.39%) KVM
15 6 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
16 5 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (11.81%) NetBackup
2 34 (7.87%) SCCM
3 23 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.86%) Puppet
4 21 (4.86%) SCOM
5 19 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (4.17%) vCenter Server
7 17 (3.94%) Nagios
8 14 (3.24%) Ansible
9 13 (3.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 11 (2.55%) vRealize
11 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (1.85%) NetApp OnCommand
14 7 (1.62%) EMC Navisphere
14 7 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (1.62%) WSUS
15 6 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 225 (52.08%) VMware
2 155 (35.88%) Cisco
3 134 (31.02%) Microsoft
4 91 (21.06%) EMC
5 87 (20.14%) HP
6 71 (16.44%) Citrix
7 65 (15.05%) Oracle
8 61 (14.12%) IBM
9 60 (13.89%) Red Hat
10 36 (8.33%) Brocade
11 29 (6.71%) Dell
12 27 (6.25%) F5
12 27 (6.25%) Veritas
13 25 (5.79%) 3PAR
13 25 (5.79%) Symantec
14 24 (5.56%) CommVault
15 20 (4.63%) Sun
16 18 (4.17%) CheckPoint
17 16 (3.70%) Sybase
18 12 (2.78%) Hitachi
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London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
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