Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 Storage Associate - Hybrid Cloud (NCSA-HC)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 887 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +898
Contract jobs citing NCSA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NCSA 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 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £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 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

NCSA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NCSA in the UK

NCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NCSA in the UK

NCSA
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 NCSA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +30 4 £388 -
UK excluding London +38 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
London - 2 £388 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NCSA 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 NCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

NCSA
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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) VMware