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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
Rank 606 - 610
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NDS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.039% - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5163 5356 5328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3266 3199 2931
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 480 598
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 4 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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

NDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) Novell
2 13 (81.25%) Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) WLAN
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (43.75%) GroupWise
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) NHS
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (31.25%) CCA
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) LDAP
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) MCP
8 4 (25.00%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) Sybase

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) GroupWise
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
1 9 (56.25%) WLAN
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Migration Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Migration Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) OAuth
2 3 (18.75%) OpenID
2 3 (18.75%) SailPoint
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) SPML
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) SAML
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) NHS
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Presales
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCA
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenAM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Novell
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (18.75%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Capita
7 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
7 1 (6.25%) NetIQ