The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Novell 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Novell
North West

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) NetWare
3 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
4 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Windows 2000
4 13 (72.22%) VBScript
4 13 (72.22%) MS Office
4 13 (72.22%) Citrix
5 12 (66.67%) Lotus
5 12 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 12 (66.67%) IBM Notes
5 12 (66.67%) HP
5 12 (66.67%) VPN
5 12 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 12 (66.67%) XenDesktop
6 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) ITSM
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Novell Identity Manager
9 2 (11.11%) Remedy
9 2 (11.11%) ECDL
9 2 (11.11%) Apple

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
2 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) NetWare
3 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 2000
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) VBScript
2 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ECDL
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (11.11%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) Lotus
3 12 (66.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Wyse
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) Pegasus