The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Novell 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 Novell over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Novell, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 581 523 508
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -15
Contract jobs citing Novell 25 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 33
Average daily rate
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£213 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £110 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £198 £203
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00

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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Novell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Novell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Novell
Daily Rate Trend

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

Novell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Novell
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Novell Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Novell
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Novell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Novell
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Novell within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -57 24 £213 -15.00% 4
London -9 12 £180 -28.00%
South East -10 4 £400 +45.45% 3
North West -2 3 £143 -
Manchester -9 3 £143 -
Berkshire +11 2 £400 - 3
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Croydon - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Novell 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 Novell.

1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) Migration
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) Novell eDirectory
9 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.22%) DHCP
9 7 (15.22%) NetWare
10 6 (13.04%) ZENworks
10 6 (13.04%) Advertising
10 6 (13.04%) HP
10 6 (13.04%) Lotus
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
10 6 (13.04%) MS Office
11 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
11 5 (10.87%) ITIL
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
11 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
12 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
12 4 (8.70%) Firewall

Novell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Novell 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 Novell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) GroupWise
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) POP3
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) IMAP
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) Broadband
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) FTP
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) PPP
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) 3G
6 1 (2.17%) BOOTP
6 1 (2.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.35%) MSI
2 2 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Novell Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Packager
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Management Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) SPML
2 2 (4.35%) SailPoint
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
2 2 (4.35%) Servlets
2 2 (4.35%) SOAP
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 7 (15.22%) NetWare
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE
8 2 (4.35%) AIX
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.52%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.35%) SIEM
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) OOD
6 1 (2.17%) Information Security
6 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) VBScript
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.35%) BeanShell
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CNE
2 3 (6.52%) Novell Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Novell eDirectory
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) MetaFrame
5 3 (6.52%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.52%) NDS
6 2 (4.35%) XenApp
6 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) ZENworks
2 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Citrix
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Lotus
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) Wyse
6 1 (2.17%) AppSense
6 1 (2.17%) Altiris
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