The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing NCDA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.91%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
733 631 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.28% 20.04% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 322 235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NCDA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Architect
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Consultant
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware