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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE)
Rank 593 583 587
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing NCIE 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.044% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
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£431 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £327 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £361 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
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
11347 9077 10257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.55% 17.19% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5099 5335
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 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 414 612
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

NCIE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NCIE
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 NCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -16 11 £431 +22.34% 3
London +18 6 £438 +30.11% 2
East of England - 3 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Ely - - - -

NCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) NetApp
2 14 (93.33%) NCDA
3 8 (53.33%) SAN
4 6 (40.00%) NAS
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (20.00%) MCTS
7 3 (20.00%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (20.00%) VCAP
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) NFS
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) MCP
8 2 (13.33%) Finance

NCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.67%) FlexPod Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
2 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) NCDA
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) MCTS
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) VCAP
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
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