The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Novell over the 3 months to 27 November 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.

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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 551 490 453
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -37
Contract jobs citing Novell 21 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 35
Average daily rate
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£175 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £110 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £427 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £239 £319
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -25.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +20.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23229 21548 22046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.68% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12580 11729
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1077 1285
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.99 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in England

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in England

Novell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Novell Daily Rate Histogram in England

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in England

Novell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Novell within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
London -19 8 £160 -52.94%
Yorkshire -11 3 £313 +30.20%
South East -41 3 £288 +4.54%
East of England - - - -
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Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 9 (23.68%) Citrix
7 8 (21.05%) NetWare
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) DNS
8 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
8 7 (18.42%) MS Office
8 7 (18.42%) Lotus
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
8 7 (18.42%) Novell eDirectory
9 6 (15.79%) Advertising
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.79%) HP
9 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
11 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
11 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 4 (10.53%) VPN
11 4 (10.53%) ITIL
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle
11 4 (10.53%) MetaFrame
11 4 (10.53%) SAN

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) GroupWise
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) IMAP
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) Broadband
5 2 (5.26%) POP3
5 2 (5.26%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) 3G
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (15.79%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
1 5 (13.16%) Novell Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop Support
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.26%) JSP
2 2 (5.26%) Servlets
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) SPML
2 2 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.05%) NetWare
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.89%) SUSE
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) ITSM
4 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.63%) Data Security
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Usability Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
2 2 (5.26%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) Novell Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CNE
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) MCTS
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Novell eDirectory
3 4 (10.53%) MetaFrame
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Terminal Server
4 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.89%) NDS
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (7.89%) ZENworks
2 2 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) Lotus
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Sybase
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (5.26%) Becrypt
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp