The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Novell over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 140 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing Novell 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.045% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£283 £315 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £315 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £315 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £239 £319
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -25.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1375 940 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.98% 41.98% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 545 663
Average daily rate £375 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 90 106
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.58% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £31.32 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Novell
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Novell
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) MetaFrame
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Novell eDirectory
5 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (42.86%) Terminal Server
5 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
5 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) MSI
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) InstallShield

Novell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
2 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) MetaFrame
1 4 (57.14%) Novell eDirectory
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Server
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix