The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 565 559 510
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -49
Contract jobs citing NCDA 15 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.033% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 16
Average daily rate
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£260 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £345 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in England

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in England

NCDA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NCDA across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram in England

NCDA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 13 £243 -38.41%
South East -19 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) NetApp
2 28 (84.85%) NCIE
3 26 (78.79%) SAN
4 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) EMC
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco
8 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 11 (33.33%) Migration
8 11 (33.33%) NAS
9 9 (27.27%) Symmetrix
9 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
9 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (27.27%) IBM
9 9 (27.27%) UNIX
10 7 (21.21%) vSphere
11 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (18.18%) NFS
12 4 (12.12%) VMware
13 3 (9.09%) Banking
13 3 (9.09%) HP
13 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (6.06%) LAN
14 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
14 2 (6.06%) CCNP
14 2 (6.06%) CCNA
14 2 (6.06%) Data Management
14 2 (6.06%) MCITP
14 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) SAN
2 11 (33.33%) NAS
3 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
1 11 (33.33%) Storage Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Storage Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) FlexPod Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SAN Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Symmetrix
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) NCIE
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) CCVP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) vSphere
2 6 (18.18%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) NetApp
2 14 (42.42%) EMC
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR