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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 585 578 517
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -61
Contract jobs citing NCDA 15 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.031% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.16% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
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£260 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £345 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
10726 10600 8778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.22% 19.46% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 6039 4703
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 536 472
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
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 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 2015.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 -10 15 £260 -42.22% 5
London +5 13 £243 -38.41%
City of London - 5 £188 -
South East -9 1 - - 2

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 33 (100.00%) NetApp
2 27 (81.82%) NCIE
3 26 (78.79%) SAN
4 23 (69.70%) Windows
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) EMC
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco
7 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) NAS
8 11 (33.33%) Migration
9 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
9 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (27.27%) IBM
9 9 (27.27%) UNIX
9 9 (27.27%) Symmetrix
10 7 (21.21%) vSphere
10 7 (21.21%) NFS
11 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (15.15%) VMware
13 3 (9.09%) Banking
13 3 (9.09%) HP
13 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 2 (6.06%) CCNP
14 2 (6.06%) CCNA
14 2 (6.06%) LAN
14 2 (6.06%) MCSE
14 2 (6.06%) Data Management
14 2 (6.06%) MCITP

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) SAN
2 12 (36.36%) NAS
3 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) FCoE
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Storage Architect
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) FlexPod Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Symmetrix
2 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) NCIE
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) VCAP
4 1 (3.03%) CCVP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) vSphere
1 7 (21.21%) NFS
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) NetApp
2 14 (42.42%) EMC
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
Kent
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £290 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Networking People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago