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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 192 222 216
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing NCDA 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.069% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
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
888 1051 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 14.60% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 729 704
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.79 £48.00 £35.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) NCIE
4 4 (44.44%) NAS
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) NFS
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) RHCT
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) LAMP
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) NCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) RHCT
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) RHCE
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos