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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell
Rank 562 527 478
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -49
Contract jobs citing Novell 29 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.080% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.45 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £18.57 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -14.70%
Novell
UK

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
23025 22480 19877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.22% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13385 13004 10856
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1015 1016 1123
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 5 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Novell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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
South West +14 11 - -
South East -21 8 £450 +89.47% 2
London +4 7 £375 +66.66%
East of England +17 2 £331 -16.13%
East Midlands -22 1 £250 +127.27%
Novell
UK

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 14 (25.00%) GroupWise
6 13 (23.21%) Lotus
7 12 (21.43%) HP
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (21.43%) DNS
8 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) ITIL
9 10 (17.86%) IBM Notes
9 10 (17.86%) MS Office
9 10 (17.86%) ZENworks
9 10 (17.86%) Service Management
10 9 (16.07%) Migration
10 9 (16.07%) LDAP
10 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.07%) SAN
11 8 (14.29%) IBM
11 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.29%) IIS
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Clustering
11 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (14.29%) Data Governance
12 7 (12.50%) Statistics
12 7 (12.50%) IMAP

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) GroupWise
3 10 (17.86%) IBM Notes
4 8 (14.29%) IIS
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (7.14%) Apache Solr
7 3 (5.36%) Lync
7 3 (5.36%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.57%) CMS
9 1 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) SAN
2 9 (16.07%) LDAP
3 7 (12.50%) POP3
3 7 (12.50%) SMTP
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) IMAP
4 3 (5.36%) HTTP
4 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.36%) DMZ
5 2 (3.57%) Intranet
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) SSH
5 2 (3.57%) NAS
5 2 (3.57%) PuTTY
5 2 (3.57%) Telnet
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) RTP
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) IDOL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Server Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Data Governance Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.57%) Server Support
9 2 (3.57%) Training Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.36%) JSON
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) SAML
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) JNI
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Clustering
2 7 (12.50%) Statistics
3 3 (5.36%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.93%) NetWare
6 3 (5.36%) SUSE
6 3 (5.36%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) zOS
8 1 (1.79%) MVS
8 1 (1.79%) Tru64
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) HPUX
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
1 10 (17.86%) Service Management
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 7 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (10.71%) Information Security
6 5 (8.93%) Identity Management
6 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
7 4 (7.14%) E-Discovery
7 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) Data Management
9 2 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.86%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) MCTS
3 7 (12.50%) MCITP
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CNA
6 1 (1.79%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) XenApp
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.57%) Samba
4 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) NDS
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) ZENworks
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.79%) Novell Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Lotus
3 12 (21.43%) HP
4 8 (14.29%) IBM
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) CA
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (3.57%) McAfee
8 2 (3.57%) Sun
8 2 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.79%) Brocade
9 1 (1.79%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.79%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.79%) Nortel
9 1 (1.79%) Avaya