The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services 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 Novell over the 3 months to 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 242 219 237
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Novell 4 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate £238 £266 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £184 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
-59.63% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £175.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.00% +929.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4741 4129 5387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.94% 48.61% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2014 2342
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 324 370
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Novell
England

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Novell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Novell Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Novell
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 Novell within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 2 £110 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - - - -
Novell
England

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (58.33%) VMware
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) SAN
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) IBM
4 11 (45.83%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
4 11 (45.83%) SUSE
4 11 (45.83%) Performance Management
5 10 (41.67%) Banking
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Middleware
6 9 (37.50%) Remedy
6 9 (37.50%) Service Management
6 9 (37.50%) ITSM
6 9 (37.50%) ISEB
6 9 (37.50%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (33.33%) Change Control
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (29.17%) Change Management
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) VPN
12 3 (12.50%) NetWare
12 3 (12.50%) SLA
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.17%) GroupWise
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) BGP
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) 3G
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Broadband
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) RIP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
1 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Build Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) SUSE
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) NetWare
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Performance Management
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
2 9 (37.50%) ITSM
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Change Control
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) CNA
4 1 (4.17%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 9 (37.50%) Remedy
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Becrypt
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) BT
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco