The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell Directory Services (NDS)
Rank 258 242 231
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing NDS 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£340 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £190
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1157 1019 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.11% 11.11% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 512 553
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 123 157
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NDS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NDS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NDS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NDS across the South East region.

NDS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NDS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +10 6 £340 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
NDS
England

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (11.11%) GSM
4 1 (11.11%) UMTS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) SS7
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

NDS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) SS7
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson