The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Novell over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Novell
Rank 149 140 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing Novell 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.062% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.13% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate £130 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £110
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +172.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.50
Novell
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1562 1496 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 46.23% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 754 570
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 77
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.23 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Novell
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Novell within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -15 3 £130 -
Novell
England

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) NetWare
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) NetWare
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk