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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetApp
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15  
Contract jobs citing NetApp 21 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 0.77% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
Median daily rate £400 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £222 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +104.08%  

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 963 1307 1279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 48.50% 50.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 654 660
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

NetApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

NetApp
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

NetApp
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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetApp in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetApp in the West Midlands

NetApp
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 25 March 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 +5 9 £400 -
Warwickshire - 5 £475 -
Coventry +5 3 - -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
NetApp
England

NetApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) SLA
3 11 (40.74%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) SAN
4 10 (37.04%) IBM
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) EMC
5 9 (33.33%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) Brocade
7 7 (25.93%) Symmetrix DMX
7 7 (25.93%) SRDF
7 7 (25.93%) 3PAR
7 7 (25.93%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Workflow
7 7 (25.93%) CLARiiON
7 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Network Security
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 5 (18.52%) Product Management
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft

NetApp
Top Related 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) SAN Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Storage Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) CyberArk Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) HP Storage Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) EMC Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.93%) CLARiiON
1 7 (25.93%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
1 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) HPUX
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (18.52%) Escalation Management
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Product Management
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) E-Discovery
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.70%) DoDAF
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) RHCE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.93%) SRDF
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SnapMirror
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) HP
3 10 (37.04%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) EMC
5 8 (29.63%) Brocade
6 7 (25.93%) 3PAR
7 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (7.41%) CommVault
10 2 (7.41%) CyberArk
10 2 (7.41%) Kronos
11 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.70%) Intel
11 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
11 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.70%) Veritas