The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
Rank 599 642 602
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -40
Contract jobs citing NDS 16 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.019% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £350 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NDS
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5990 5334 5350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.04% 10.26% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3082 2982
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 665
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NDS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NDS Daily Rate Trend in England

NDS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NDS Hourly Rate Trend in England

NDS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London - 6 £375 -
East of England - 4 £325 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +18 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
NDS
UK

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for NDS.

1 16 (84.21%) Novell
2 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 12 (63.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Sybase
4 10 (52.63%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) LDAP
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Unix
6 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
7 7 (36.84%) CA
7 7 (36.84%) AIX
7 7 (36.84%) Sun
7 7 (36.84%) IBM
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) OAuth
7 7 (36.84%) SPML
7 7 (36.84%) OpenID
7 7 (36.84%) SailPoint
7 7 (36.84%) OpenAM
8 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) Windows
10 4 (21.05%) LAN

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (10.53%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LDAP
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN
4 3 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Management Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Novell Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) OAuth
2 7 (36.84%) OpenID
2 7 (36.84%) SailPoint
2 7 (36.84%) SOAP
2 7 (36.84%) SPML
3 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) EJB
4 3 (15.79%) JMS
4 3 (15.79%) JSP
4 3 (15.79%) Servlets
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Struts
5 2 (10.53%) SAML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
3 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCA
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) OpenAM
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Novell
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Sybase
3 7 (36.84%) CA
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) Sun
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock