The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Novell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Novell, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 208 195 216
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Novell 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.032% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.072% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £169 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
-26.60% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Novell
London

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Novell across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Novell across the City of London region.

Novell Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Novell
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Novell Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Novell across the City of London region.

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Novell 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 Novell.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Novell 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 Novell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) VMware