The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
Rank 432 429 434
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing NDS 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.14% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NDS
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2728 2172 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.59% 9.56% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1529 1404
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 106 156
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in London

NDS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NDS Daily Rate Trend in London

NDS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NDS Hourly Rate Trend in London

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 London region with a requirement for NDS.

1 9 (100.00%) Novell
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Sybase
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WLAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) CA
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) OAuth
4 4 (44.44%) SPML
4 4 (44.44%) OpenID
4 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (44.44%) GroupWise
4 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
4 4 (44.44%) OpenAM
5 3 (33.33%) NHS
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (44.44%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Migration Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) OAuth
2 4 (44.44%) OpenID
2 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) SPML
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenAM
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Novell
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Sybase
3 4 (44.44%) CA
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Capita
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco