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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Novell
Rank 604 580 493
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -87
Contract jobs citing Novell 24 29 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.056% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 56
Average daily rate £263 £375 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +240.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £110
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +172.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.50

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
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

Novell Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Novell
Top 22 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 23 £263 -30.00% 3
South East +8 13 £488 +21.87%
London +3 5 £300 -24.05%
Basingstoke - 5 £500 -
Hampshire - 5 £500 -
Manchester -16 3 £130 - 1
North West -19 3 £130 - 1
Surrey - 3 £165 -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £220 -
Slough - 2 - -
City of London +48 1 £375 -2.59%
South West 0 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £263 +5.00%
Devon - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £220 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £263 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
5 11 (25.58%) Lotus
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
6 10 (23.26%) NDS
7 9 (20.93%) NetWare
7 9 (20.93%) Unix
7 9 (20.93%) HP
8 8 (18.60%) SAML
8 8 (18.60%) IBM Notes
8 8 (18.60%) LDAP
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) Identity Management
8 8 (18.60%) Novell eDirectory
9 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) IBM
10 6 (13.95%) NetIQ
10 6 (13.95%) Symantec
10 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 6 (13.95%) SIEM
10 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
11 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (11.63%) LogRhythm
11 5 (11.63%) Q1 Labs

Novell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (18.60%) IBM Notes
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.30%) GroupWise
4 3 (6.98%) IBM Domino
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) LDAP
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) DMZ
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) IPX
5 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) Broadband
7 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) SSH
7 1 (2.33%) Telnet
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) SIEM Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) SOC Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) SAML
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 3 (6.98%) REST
2 3 (6.98%) SOAP
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.98%) BYOD
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.33%) PDA
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
3 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.93%) NetWare
4 9 (20.93%) Unix
5 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.98%) Android
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Identity Management
2 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (13.95%) SIEM
4 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
5 4 (9.30%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (9.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) People Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CNE
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) NDS
3 8 (18.60%) Novell eDirectory
4 2 (4.65%) Shibboleth
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Novell Identity Manager
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) ZENworks
2 2 (4.65%) Casper Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Lotus
3 9 (20.93%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) IBM
4 6 (13.95%) NetIQ
4 6 (13.95%) Symantec
5 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
5 5 (11.63%) LogRhythm
5 5 (11.63%) Q1 Labs
5 5 (11.63%) Splunk
5 5 (11.63%) Tripwire
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Canon
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (4.65%) Google
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.33%) EMC