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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 593 567 587
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing NCDA 19 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
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£407 £386 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
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
11103 9108 10182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.28% 17.26% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6182 5090 5263
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 432 615
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NCDA
Top 30 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 19 September 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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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
England -9 19 £407 +5.44% 6
London +12 14 £425 +13.03% 2
City of London +30 7 £375 +1.69%
East of England -18 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
South East +5 1 £265 -33.75% 1
Hertfordshire -23 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £265 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £400 - 1
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Ely - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Surrey - - - -

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) NetApp
2 18 (66.67%) SAN
3 14 (51.85%) NCIE
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (40.74%) MCSE
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) NFS
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (29.63%) MCITP
7 8 (29.63%) NAS
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
9 6 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
9 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 6 (22.22%) Replication
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) XenApp
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (29.63%) NAS
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) SMTP
8 1 (3.70%) SNMP
8 1 (3.70%) FTP
8 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) C
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) NCIE
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) MCSE
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (29.63%) MCITP
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (18.52%) RHCT
6 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) RHCE
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.11%) VCAP
7 3 (11.11%) MCTS
8 2 (7.41%) MCSA
8 2 (7.41%) MCP
8 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) NFS
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) NetApp
2 10 (37.04%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 3 (11.11%) Symantec
8 3 (11.11%) Sophos
9 1 (3.70%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) Veritas
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