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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 384 385 358
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing NCDA 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
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£475 £385 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -1.33%
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
3599 3592 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.04% 16.67% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2270 1858
Average daily rate £425 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.44 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £41.05 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 +16 6 £375 -4.64%
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (100.00%) NetApp
2 21 (80.77%) NCIE
3 19 (73.08%) SAN
4 18 (69.23%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) NAS
7 11 (42.31%) Migration
8 7 (26.92%) vSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) NFS
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) EMC
11 4 (15.38%) IBM
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) MCSE
12 3 (11.54%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (11.54%) Replication
12 3 (11.54%) RHCT
12 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
12 3 (11.54%) Symmetrix
12 3 (11.54%) Clustering
12 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) SAN
2 12 (46.15%) NAS
3 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
1 12 (46.15%) Storage Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) FlexPod Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) EMC Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
1 3 (11.54%) Symmetrix
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) NCIE
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) RHCT
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) RHCE
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
2 6 (23.08%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR