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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 404 405 402
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing NCDA 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
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£320 £422 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +1.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £400
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
3497 3643 3421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.28% 15.90% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2241 2390 2075
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 110 129
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 1 £320 -26.85%
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (100.00%) SAN
1 18 (100.00%) NetApp
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Data ONTAP
4 13 (72.22%) NCIE
5 11 (61.11%) EMC VNX
5 11 (61.11%) EMC VMAX
5 11 (61.11%) EMC VPLEX
5 11 (61.11%) EMC
6 10 (55.56%) NFS
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco
7 9 (50.00%) IBM
7 9 (50.00%) UNIX
7 9 (50.00%) Tivoli
7 9 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (50.00%) Symmetrix
8 6 (33.33%) NAS
8 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) VCAP
10 4 (22.22%) FCoE
10 4 (22.22%) SnapVault
10 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
10 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (22.22%) Symantec

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) NAS
2 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (22.22%) FCoE
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) EMC VNX
1 11 (61.11%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (50.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Data ONTAP
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) NCIE
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) VCAP
3 4 (22.22%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) CCVP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) EMC VPLEX
2 9 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 4 (22.22%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) NetApp
2 11 (61.11%) EMC
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) HP