The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 392 378 364
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing NCDA 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.028% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£475 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -14.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NCDA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3906 3704 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.40% 17.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2316 1957
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 86 103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in London

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in London

NCDA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
City of London +17 2 £375 -10.50%
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (100.00%) NetApp
2 18 (78.26%) SAN
2 18 (78.26%) NCIE
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Migration
6 11 (47.83%) NAS
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) NFS
9 5 (21.74%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) EMC
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
11 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
11 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
11 3 (13.04%) Clustering
11 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
11 3 (13.04%) MCITP
11 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
11 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.04%) XenApp
11 3 (13.04%) RHCT
11 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) NAS
3 6 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
1 11 (47.83%) Storage Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) FlexPod Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
1 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) NCIE
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) RHCE
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) RHCT
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) vSphere
2 5 (21.74%) NFS
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (13.04%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (13.04%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) NetApp
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle