Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 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
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 882 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +895
Contract jobs citing NCIE 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
UK median daily rate £323 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.10% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £388 -
% change year-on-year -16.77% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 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 19,498 19,400 22,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 18.83% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,524 11,861 13,777
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 955 932 856
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +1.33% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.15 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.21 £28.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -7.24% +4.63% +8.00%

NCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 5 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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 +16 12 £323 -18.10% 4
UK excluding London -8 12 £323 -16.77% 4
South East +4 11 £320 -17.42% 3
North of England - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NCIE.

1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
1 12 (100.00%) NCDA
2 11 (91.67%) Data ONTAP
2 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
2 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
2 11 (91.67%) NFS
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) Workflow
2 11 (91.67%) NCSIE
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Firmware
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (33.33%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) XenApp
7 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Data ONTAP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Protection
1 11 (91.67%) Workflow
2 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) NCDA
2 11 (91.67%) NCSIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) NFS
2 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam