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 27 July 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 Novell, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell
Rank 583 583 510
Rank change year-on-year
0 -73
Contract jobs citing Novell 28 10 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.018% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.040% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £305 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £125 £198
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -36.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.44 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £11.49 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £14.29 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £13.44 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -19.79%

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
25187 24748 23936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.23% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14869 13707 12953
Average daily rate £400 £379 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1080 1197
Average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Novell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Novell Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Novell
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 Novell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 -8 27 £400 +23.07% 3
South West - 9 - -
Devon - 9 - -
Barnstaple - 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 £335 -
East of England - 7 £335 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £335 -
London +2 3 £400 +23.07% 1
West Yorkshire -16 3 - -
Yorkshire -24 3 - -
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Bradford -5 2 - -
Watford - 2 £313 -
Northamptonshire -2 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.32%) ZENworks
5 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) LDAP
6 13 (22.81%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) Identity Management
7 12 (21.05%) Firewall
7 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle
8 11 (19.30%) VMware
9 10 (17.54%) MS Office
9 10 (17.54%) Sun
9 10 (17.54%) IBM
10 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.04%) CA
11 8 (14.04%) SUSE
12 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (12.28%) SSH
12 7 (12.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 7 (12.28%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (12.28%) PuTTY
12 7 (12.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (12.28%) Telnet
12 7 (12.28%) Lotus
12 7 (12.28%) Internet
12 7 (12.28%) Tivoli

Novell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) GroupWise
3 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) LDAP
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
3 7 (12.28%) Telnet
3 7 (12.28%) SSH
3 7 (12.28%) PuTTY
3 7 (12.28%) Internet
4 6 (10.53%) DNS
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) DMZ
6 3 (5.26%) HTTP
6 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.51%) POP3
7 2 (3.51%) SMTP
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security
7 2 (3.51%) IMAP
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) H.323
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Toad
2 3 (5.26%) InstallShield
2 3 (5.26%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Server Support
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.51%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) XML
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) JSP
3 3 (5.26%) Servlets
3 3 (5.26%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) SAML
3 3 (5.26%) JSON
3 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.26%) SPML
3 3 (5.26%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Clustering
1 3 (5.26%) CMDB
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) BYOD
2 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.04%) SUSE
6 7 (12.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (12.28%) NetWare
7 4 (7.02%) AIX
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.26%) Android
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.26%) UNIX
8 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) VMS
10 1 (1.75%) HPUX
10 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Identity Management
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) Service Management
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.51%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.51%) Software License Management
7 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.75%) CRM
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) BeanShell
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
5 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) CNE
2 2 (3.51%) Novell Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.51%) MCTS
2 2 (3.51%) MCITP
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) MCSD
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) CCDP
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) NDS
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) ZENworks
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli
3 6 (10.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (10.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (10.53%) Novell Identity Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 11 (19.30%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Sun
3 10 (17.54%) IBM
4 8 (14.04%) CA
5 7 (12.28%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (12.28%) Lotus
6 6 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix
8 3 (5.26%) Sybase
8 3 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (5.26%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas
10 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) Apple
10 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint