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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 561 546 561
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing NCDA 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Average daily rate
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£407 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £354 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £419 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NCDA
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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
9377 8570 9492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.64% 17.57% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5393 4754 4971
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 448 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.95 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 10 £416 +1.46% 5
East of England -20 2 - - 1
South East -10 1 £265 -33.75% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (100.00%) NetApp
2 16 (66.67%) SAN
3 12 (50.00%) NCIE
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) MCSE
5 9 (37.50%) NFS
5 9 (37.50%) NAS
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) MCITP
8 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (37.50%) NAS
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
6 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) FCoE
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) SMTP
8 1 (4.17%) FTP
8 1 (4.17%) HTTP
8 1 (4.17%) SNMP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Data Management
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) NCIE
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (37.50%) MCSE
4 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (20.83%) MCITP
6 4 (16.67%) MCP
7 3 (12.50%) RHCE
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) MCTS
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) RHCT
8 2 (8.33%) CCNA
8 2 (8.33%) MCSA
8 2 (8.33%) VCAP
8 2 (8.33%) VCP5
9 1 (4.17%) CCNP
9 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) NFS
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) YUM
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) NetApp
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) EMC
8 2 (8.33%) Veritas
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Veeam
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.17%) Sun