The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 North West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 134 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing Novell 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.065% 0.21% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £513 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +21.73%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1349 1101 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.91% 45.55% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 497 702
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 88 76
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.01 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Novell
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) NetWare
3 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
4 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
4 11 (64.71%) VBScript
4 11 (64.71%) MS Office
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 2000
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Citrix
5 10 (58.82%) HP
5 10 (58.82%) Lotus
5 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
5 10 (58.82%) IBM Notes
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 10 (58.82%) VPN
5 10 (58.82%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
5 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
6 3 (17.65%) Novell Identity Manager
6 3 (17.65%) Lync
6 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Remedy
7 2 (11.76%) ECDL
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (11.76%) Apple

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) IBM Notes
3 3 (17.65%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) NetWare
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 2000
3 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) VBScript
2 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ECDL
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) UAG
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (17.65%) Novell Identity Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Wyse
5 1 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
5 1 (5.88%) Pegasus