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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 135 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Novell 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.034% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.076% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£143 £143 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £205
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
1450 1322 1602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.53% 44.75% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 590 745
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 105 125
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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 -6 3 £143 -
Novell
England

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) NetWare
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
4 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (20.00%) Novell Identity Manager

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) NetWare
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (20.00%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Wyse