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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 583 555 549
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing NCDA 17 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £387 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-14.19% -11.42%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10644 8224 9366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.04% 17.13% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6025 4756 4964
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 345 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £23.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.35 £41.50
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 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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 -10 12 £400 +6.66% 3
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 £400 -3.03%
South East - 1 £265 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) NetApp
2 18 (66.67%) SAN
3 17 (62.96%) NCIE
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) MCSE
5 9 (33.33%) NFS
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (29.63%) NAS
6 8 (29.63%) HP
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (22.22%) MCITP
8 6 (22.22%) UNIX
8 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (18.52%) EMC
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) IBM
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (14.81%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (14.81%) Finance

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (29.63%) NAS
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) SMTP
8 1 (3.70%) FTP
8 1 (3.70%) HTTP
8 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
4 2 (7.41%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Symmetrix
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) NCIE
2 9 (33.33%) MCSE
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (22.22%) MCITP
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) VCAP
6 3 (11.11%) RHCE
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.11%) RHCT
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) MCP
7 2 (7.41%) MCSA
7 2 (7.41%) CCNP
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) NFS
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (14.81%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) NetApp
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) EMC
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) Sophos