The first table below looks at the demand for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 67 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing NDS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 0.98% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate - £190 £273
% change year-on-year
- -30.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
125 102 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.12% 10.98% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 58
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £139 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.13% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
NDS
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NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NDS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NDS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NDS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NDS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing NDS 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 NDS.

1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) NEC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing NDS 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 NDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (50.00%) NEC