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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 583 554 513
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -41
Contract jobs citing NCDA 16 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.031% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
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£263 £450 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
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
10555 10047 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.67% 19.35% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6006 5532 4420
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 509 477
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 27 March 2015.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NCDA
Top 22 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 27 March 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
England -9 16 £263 -41.66% 6
London +11 15 £263 -33.33% 5
City of London - 4 £188 - 4
South East -30 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) NetApp
2 29 (85.29%) NCIE
3 27 (79.41%) SAN
4 24 (70.59%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
6 15 (44.12%) EMC
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco
8 11 (32.35%) IBM
8 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) UNIX
8 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
8 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (32.35%) Migration
8 11 (32.35%) NAS
9 10 (29.41%) Symmetrix
10 8 (23.53%) NFS
11 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (20.59%) vSphere
12 5 (14.71%) VMware
13 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (8.82%) HP
14 3 (8.82%) CCNP
14 3 (8.82%) Banking
15 2 (5.88%) Data Management
15 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
15 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
15 2 (5.88%) MCITP
15 2 (5.88%) CCNA
15 2 (5.88%) Microsoft

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) NAS
3 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
1 11 (32.35%) Storage Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Storage Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) FlexPod Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) EMC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Symmetrix
2 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) NCIE
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.94%) CCVP
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) NFS
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) NetApp
2 15 (44.12%) EMC
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago