The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 624 597 577
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Contract jobs citing NCDA 2 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.029% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Average daily rate £475 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
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 - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend

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

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NCDA
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
South East +15 1 - -
England -17 1 - - 2
Epsom - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (100.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) NCIE
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (60.00%) FlexPod
5 6 (60.00%) vSphere
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 6 (60.00%) Migration
6 5 (50.00%) NFS
6 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (50.00%) CCNA
6 5 (50.00%) C
6 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (50.00%) FCoE
6 5 (50.00%) Presales
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
9 1 (10.00%) NCSA
9 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (10.00%) XenMobile

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) FCoE
2 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) FlexPod Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) NCIE
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (10.00%) NCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec