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 25 May 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 625 619 615
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing NCDA 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Median daily rate £364 £290 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -35.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £188 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £420 -
% change year-on-year
-13.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11575 10524 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.42% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7191 6014 6089
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 540 539
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NCDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

NCDA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NCDA
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 16 £364 +25.43% 3
South East +4 14 £363 - 3
Berkshire - 12 £363 - 2
Slough - 6 £365 - 1
London -13 2 £456 +74.64%
Epsom - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
City of London +42 1 £493 +162.66%

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NCDA.

1 20 (100.00%) NetApp
2 15 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
3 12 (60.00%) FlexPod
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) SAN
4 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) vSphere
5 10 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (40.00%) NAS
6 8 (40.00%) NCIE
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
8 5 (25.00%) Solaris
8 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (25.00%) EMC
8 5 (25.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) CA
8 5 (25.00%) FCoE
8 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 10 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (40.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (25.00%) FCoE
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) FlexPod Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Administrator
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Network Support
5 4 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) SAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) FlexPod
2 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (25.00%) e-Health
3 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (40.00%) NCIE
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (25.00%) NCSA
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (5.00%) SnapVault
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) NetApp
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Brocade
4 5 (25.00%) CA
4 5 (25.00%) EMC
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Hitachi