The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 609 590
Rank change year-on-year +39 -19  
Contract jobs citing NCDA 7 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Median daily rate £290 £365 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.54% +39.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £419 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £363 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NCDA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8614 10364 9730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.64% 20.87% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5447 6561 5604
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 375 435
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +56.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

NCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NCDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for NCDA in England

NCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NCDA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for NCDA in England

NCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NCDA in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NCDA in England

NCDA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
South East +8 4 £308 -15.17%
East of England - 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £275 - 1
NCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for NCDA.

1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) NCIE
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Brocade
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
4 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

NCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) NCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Brocade
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft