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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 407 395 396
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing NCDA 12 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.096% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.64% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 4
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£375 £377 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £365 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.19% -18.42%
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
3888 3736 3583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.82% 14.97% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2444 2244
Average daily rate £425 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NCDA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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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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
City of London +22 6 £350 -4.76% 2
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) NetApp
2 17 (77.27%) SAN
3 13 (59.09%) NCIE
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) NFS
5 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (31.82%) NAS
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) MCSE
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (18.18%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
9 4 (18.18%) Replication
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (18.18%) iSCSI

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (31.82%) NAS
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) SMTP
8 1 (4.55%) SNMP
8 1 (4.55%) FTP
8 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 2 (9.09%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Symmetrix
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) NCIE
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) RHCT
5 3 (13.64%) MCITP
5 3 (13.64%) RHCE
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (9.09%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) NFS
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (18.18%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) HP
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Sun