The table below looks at the statistics for GroupWise skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GroupWise over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell GroupWise
Rank 610 574 586
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Contract jobs citing GroupWise 2 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +104.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £125 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £510 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £158 £115
% change year-on-year
+165.03% +37.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

GroupWise
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GroupWise within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

GroupWise Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GroupWise
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GroupWise within the UK.

GroupWise Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GroupWise
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GroupWise within the UK.

GroupWise Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GroupWise
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GroupWise within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +3 2 £419 +232.34%
England -18 2 £419 -1.47%
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -

GroupWise
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GroupWise 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 GroupWise.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) POP3
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Novell
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) IMAP
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

GroupWise
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GroupWise 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 GroupWise. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) POP3
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) IMAP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Novell
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus