The table below looks at the statistics for NCIE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCIE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE)
Rank 581 591 537
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -54
Contract jobs citing NCIE 15 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.039% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£261 £445 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.29% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £439 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £449 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - -
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
10111 10309 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 19.47% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5816 6000 4631
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 532 472
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

NCIE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NCIE
Daily Rate Trend

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

NCIE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NCIE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

NCIE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NCIE
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -11 15 £261 -41.29% 3
London +11 11 £225 -49.43%
City of London +17 5 £188 -57.74%
North West - 2 £435 -
Macclesfield - 2 £435 -
Cheshire - 2 £435 -
South East - 1 - - 2

NCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NCIE 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 NCIE.

1 23 (100.00%) NetApp
2 20 (86.96%) SAN
2 20 (86.96%) NCDA
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) EMC
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
5 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Symmetrix
5 9 (39.13%) NAS
6 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (34.78%) NFS
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) FlexPod
7 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.70%) Change Control
10 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
10 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (8.70%) NX-OS

NCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NCIE 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 NCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) NAS
3 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) NX-OS
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Storage Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Storage Architect
5 4 (17.39%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 4 (17.39%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Storage Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) FlexPod Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) FlexPod Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Symmetrix
2 5 (21.74%) FlexPod
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Data Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) NCDA
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) VCAP
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) NFS
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) NetApp
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) EMC
3 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix