The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Implementation Engineer (NCIE)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 - 638
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NCIE 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NCIE 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9042 11823 10443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.19% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5400 7392 6106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 454 538
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +17.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

NCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NCIE in the UK

NCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NCIE in the UK

NCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NCIE over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NCIE in the UK

NCIE
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 NCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £225 -
South East - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NCIE 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 NCIE.

1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) NCDA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
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
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (14.29%) NCSA
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) VCAP
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP

NCIE
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:

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 4 (57.14%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage 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%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) NCDA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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%) NCSA
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) 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