Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 877 876
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -30
Contract jobs citing NCDA 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.031% 0.018% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
UK median daily rate £394 £369 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.78% -10.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £364 £356 £310
90th Percentile £524 £379 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £394
% change year-on-year +5.08% -6.35% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19240 21636 22485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 20.66% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11789 13485 13553
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £243 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 856 1079
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

NCDA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NCDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NCDA in the UK

NCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NCDA in the UK

NCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NCDA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NCDA in the UK

NCDA
Top 4 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 6 £394 +6.78% 1
London - 5 £400 - 1
UK excluding London +15 1 £388 +5.08%
South East -3 1 £388 +5.08%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for NCDA.

1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 4 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (66.67%) NCIE
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
6 1 (16.67%) Ansible
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps

NCDA
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) FlexPod Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) NCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) RHCT
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VCP6
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec