The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetIQ products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetIQ over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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 the NetIQ Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetIQ
Rank 576 537 523
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -14
Contract jobs citing NetIQ 7 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.073% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 13
Average daily rate
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£344 £387 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.06% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.00% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

NetIQ
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetIQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetIQ
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetIQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetIQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetIQ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

NetIQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetIQ
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NetIQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetIQ
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetIQ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
England -26 7 £344 -11.40% 3
Berkshire +5 3 £273 -45.30%
South East -5 3 £273 -40.22% 3
Bracknell - 3 £273 -
London -9 2 £419 +39.58%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Watford - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -

NetIQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetIQ 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 NetIQ.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
6 4 (26.67%) Splunk
6 4 (26.67%) ArcSight
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
6 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
6 4 (26.67%) Rapid7
6 4 (26.67%) Nessus
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) Altiris
6 4 (26.67%) Qualys
6 4 (26.67%) i5/OS
6 4 (26.67%) iSeries
6 4 (26.67%) AS400
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Tivoli NetView

NetIQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetIQ 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 NetIQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) APPN
3 4 (26.67%) SNA
3 4 (26.67%) FTP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (20.00%) IntruShield
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) APPC
2 1 (6.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iSeries
1 4 (26.67%) AS400
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) i5/OS
4 3 (20.00%) OS/400
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
1 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) COBOL
2 4 (26.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Snort
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 4 (26.67%) ArcSight
4 4 (26.67%) Rapid7
4 4 (26.67%) Altiris
4 4 (26.67%) Qualys
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Intel
7 1 (6.67%) Dell