The first table below looks at the demand for NCIE in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCIE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE)
Rank 564 531 553
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing NCIE 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £346 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9237 8303 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.71% 17.85% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5273 4522 4754
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 457 561
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
NCIE
UK

NCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NCIE Jobs Demand Trend in England

NCIE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NCIE Daily Rate Trend in England

NCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NCIE across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

NCIE Daily Rate Histogram in England

NCIE
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 NCIE within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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 +3 5 £445 +10.90%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
NCIE
UK

NCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NCIE 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 NCIE.

1 12 (100.00%) NCDA
2 11 (91.67%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) MCITP
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) NFS
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (16.67%) VCAP
7 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

NCIE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NCIE 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 NCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) FCoE
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Validation
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (8.33%) Network Design
1 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) NCDA
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) VCAP
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) CNA
5 1 (8.33%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam