The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 June 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 130 108
Rank change year-on-year +27 -22  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 17 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
West Midlands median daily rate £293 £438 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.14% +27.73%  
10th Percentile £149 £370 £142
90th Percentile £419 £513 £403
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 - £27.50
10th Percentile £13.51 - £23.75
90th Percentile £14.92 - £31.25
England median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -6.38%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 931 1447 1106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.27% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1370 1178
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £213 £210 £149
90th Percentile £575 £525 £511
England median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 148
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.20 £23.25 £31.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -  

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing NetApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NetApp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetApp in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetApp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetApp in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetApp in the West Midlands

NetApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Birmingham +17 5 £300 -36.84% 1
Coventry - 3 £413 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £338 -18.18%
NetApp
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NetApp.

1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) EMC
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco
7 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
7 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (23.53%) Citrix
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
8 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) IBM
9 7 (20.59%) HP
10 6 (17.65%) CommVault
10 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.65%) SCCM
10 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
11 5 (14.71%) XenApp
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (14.71%) SLA
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.76%) Dell
12 4 (11.76%) Thin Client

NetApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) NAS
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) SSH
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) DMZ
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Storage Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) CyberArk Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.76%) CLARiiON
3 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) iSeries
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.76%) Change Management
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Patching
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 4 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 3 (8.82%) Escalation Management
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Product Management
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (2.94%) NCDA
4 1 (2.94%) NCIE
4 1 (2.94%) NCSA
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) XenApp
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (11.76%) SRDF
5 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.76%) SafeCom
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) SnapMirror
4 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) EMC
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) IBM
7 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
7 6 (17.65%) CommVault
8 4 (11.76%) Dell
8 4 (11.76%) McAfee
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
8 4 (11.76%) Wyse
9 3 (8.82%) Brocade
9 3 (8.82%) Hitachi
10 2 (5.88%) CyberArk
10 2 (5.88%) Meraki
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow