The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell GroupWise
Rank 578 525 578
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +53
Contract jobs citing GroupWise 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.094% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate £175 £270 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £140 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £273 -
% change year-on-year
-23.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £19.45 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-43.44% +25.48%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 19 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 18 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
England -94 9 £175 -35.18% 1
London -22 6 £175 +25.00%
South East -22 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

GroupWise
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Novell
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Lync
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) 3G
7 3 (21.43%) Smartcard
7 3 (21.43%) ZENworks
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
8 2 (14.29%) Dell
9 1 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
9 1 (7.14%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office

GroupWise
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) Lync
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) 3G
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Novell
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) VMware