The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 81 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Novell 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£126 £143 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £190 £229
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
574 547 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.35% 45.51% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 248 248
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP