The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 114 123 145
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing NDS 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.34% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 3.63% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate - £433 £273
% change year-on-year
- +58.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.67 -
NDS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
271 248 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.24% 9.46% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 122
Average daily rate £375 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NDS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NDS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NDS across the Berkshire region.

NDS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NDS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NDS across the Berkshire region.

NDS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

NDS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
NDS
South East

NDS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NDS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NDS.

1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) NEC
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NDS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) NEC