The table below looks at the statistics for NDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
Rank 637 632 622
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing NDS 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.061% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £590 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £513
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6527 5540 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.22% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4000 3086 2788
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 663 647
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.23 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

NDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NDS
Daily Rate Trend

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

NDS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NDS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NDS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NDS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 4 £590 -
London - 4 £590 -

NDS
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NDS.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 4 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 4 (100.00%) PMBOK
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

NDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Management Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle