The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell
Rank 532 481 492
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +11
Contract jobs citing Novell 55 63 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 35
Average daily rate £215 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £171 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
-26.60% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £175.00 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

Novell Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Novell
Top 29 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -81 52 £215 -21.81% 4
London -16 22 £225 -27.41% 1
South East -25 4 £238 -10.79% 2
Scotland -12 3 - - 1
City of London -13 2 £325 +15.04%
South West -20 2 £306 -
Surrey - 2 £110 - 2
East of England -26 1 £395 -
Moray - 1 - -
Nairn - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Novell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 113 (76.35%) Windows
2 97 (65.54%) Active Directory
3 82 (55.41%) Windows XP
4 66 (44.59%) NetWare
5 65 (43.92%) Microsoft
6 59 (39.86%) Windows 7
7 58 (39.19%) Citrix
7 58 (39.19%) MS Exchange
7 58 (39.19%) MS Office
8 57 (38.51%) VPN
9 56 (37.84%) HP
10 54 (36.49%) Windows 2000
11 52 (35.14%) Lotus
12 51 (34.46%) IBM Notes
12 51 (34.46%) Blackberry
13 50 (33.78%) VBScript
14 49 (33.11%) PowerShell
15 44 (29.73%) XenDesktop
15 44 (29.73%) ServiceCenter
16 32 (21.62%) ITSM
17 30 (20.27%) VMware
17 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (20.27%) Windows Vista
18 28 (18.92%) ITIL
19 27 (18.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 22 (14.86%) Apple iOS
21 21 (14.19%) Migration
21 21 (14.19%) Linux
22 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
23 17 (11.49%) Red Hat

Novell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 58 (39.19%) MS Exchange
2 51 (34.46%) IBM Notes
3 27 (18.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.05%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.03%) Lync
7 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 58 (39.19%) MS Office
2 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (38.51%) VPN
2 17 (11.49%) Firewall
3 16 (10.81%) SAN
4 7 (4.73%) DNS
4 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.05%) 3G
6 3 (2.03%) WAN
6 3 (2.03%) Broadband
6 3 (2.03%) LAN
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.35%) NAS
7 2 (1.35%) DHCP
7 2 (1.35%) RIP
7 2 (1.35%) SNMP
7 2 (1.35%) OSPF
7 2 (1.35%) BGP
8 1 (0.68%) VRRP
8 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) InstallShield
2 8 (5.41%) MSI
3 6 (4.05%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.35%) Local Government
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (35.81%) Support Engineer
2 15 (10.14%) Analyst
3 14 (9.46%) Service Manager
3 14 (9.46%) Support Manager
3 14 (9.46%) Environment Manager
3 14 (9.46%) Service Support Manager
4 13 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (8.78%) Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Build Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.08%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Server Technician
8 8 (5.41%) Applications Packager
9 7 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Remote Desktop Support
10 6 (4.05%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.38%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.08%) Middleware
2 5 (3.38%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.46%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.03%) GIS
2 3 (2.03%) Smartcard
2 3 (2.03%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (2.03%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.35%) NHS
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.68%) iPhone
4 1 (0.68%) PKI
4 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 113 (76.35%) Windows
2 82 (55.41%) Windows XP
3 66 (44.59%) NetWare
4 59 (39.86%) Windows 7
5 54 (36.49%) Windows 2000
6 30 (20.27%) Windows Vista
7 22 (14.86%) Apple iOS
8 21 (14.19%) Linux
9 13 (8.78%) SUSE
10 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.03%) UNIX
14 2 (1.35%) VME
14 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.62%) ITSM
2 28 (18.92%) ITIL
3 21 (14.19%) Migration
4 12 (8.11%) Performance Management
4 12 (8.11%) SIEM
5 10 (6.76%) Computer Security
5 10 (6.76%) Service Management
6 9 (6.08%) Change Control
7 7 (4.73%) Change Management
8 5 (3.38%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.38%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.03%) Network Management
9 3 (2.03%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.35%) Project Management
11 1 (0.68%) Business Continuity
11 1 (0.68%) Risk Management
11 1 (0.68%) Data Migration
11 1 (0.68%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) VBScript
2 49 (33.11%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.38%) VB
5 2 (1.35%) Java
5 2 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.76%) ISEB
3 4 (2.70%) MCSE
4 3 (2.03%) MCP
5 2 (1.35%) MCDST
5 2 (1.35%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.35%) CCNA
5 2 (1.35%) RHCE
5 2 (1.35%) ECDL
6 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CNA
6 1 (0.68%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 97 (65.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.73%) XenDesktop
3 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.78%) Novell eDirectory
5 9 (6.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.38%) XenApp
7 2 (1.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) NDS
8 1 (0.68%) UAG
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (29.73%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (6.76%) ZENworks
3 6 (4.05%) SCCM
4 5 (3.38%) Novell Identity Manager
5 3 (2.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 65 (43.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.19%) Citrix
3 56 (37.84%) HP
4 52 (35.14%) Lotus
5 30 (20.27%) VMware
6 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.11%) Remedy
7 12 (8.11%) IBM
8 11 (7.43%) ArcSight
9 8 (5.41%) Cisco
10 4 (2.70%) Dell
10 4 (2.70%) Symantec
11 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.03%) Becrypt
12 2 (1.35%) Splunk
12 2 (1.35%) Dell KACE
12 2 (1.35%) Apple
12 2 (1.35%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.35%) NetApp
12 2 (1.35%) BT
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