The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 64 78 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing NDS 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.55% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 5.71% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate - £433 £273
% change year-on-year
- +58.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.67 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
135 105 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.52% 9.66% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 63
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 9 12
Average hourly rate £18.04 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.73% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £18.87 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) NEC
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) NEC