The first table below looks at the demand for NCDA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing NCDA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
414 272 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.29% 14.41% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 130 145
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.70 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
NCDA
England

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NCDA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NCDA across the West Midlands region.

NCDA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NCDA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CCEE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIA
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) CCEE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIA
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco