The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 180 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing NCDA 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.050% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £438
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
773 992 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.59% 16.59% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 671 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.24 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NCDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NCDA across the City of London region.

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NCDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NCDA.

1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) NCIE
3 9 (75.00%) SAN
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) NAS
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (33.33%) NFS
8 3 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (25.00%) UNIX
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
9 2 (16.67%) MCSE
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
9 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (16.67%) Symmetrix
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
10 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (8.33%) LAMP
10 1 (8.33%) Replication
10 1 (8.33%) MCITP

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NCDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Storage Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Symmetrix
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) NCIE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) RHCT
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft