The table below looks at the statistics for ZENworks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZENworks over the 3 months to 2 September 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell ZENworks
Rank 625 598 579
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -19
Contract jobs citing ZENworks 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.10% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£388 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.13% -51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £180
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.97 £11.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.82% -27.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £17.45 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 - £16.00

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4827 4524 4047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 8.00% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2975 2679 2347
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 161 158
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

ZENworks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ZENworks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ZENworks
Daily Rate Trend

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

ZENworks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ZENworks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ZENworks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ZENworks
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZENworks within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

ZENworks Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ZENworks
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZENworks within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -10 5 £388 +76.13%
Guildford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Barnstaple - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £388 -
East of England - 1 £388 -
Essex - 1 £388 -

ZENworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ZENworks 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 ZENworks.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Novell
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) SUSE
5 7 (36.84%) NetWare
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) Service Management
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) Apple
9 3 (15.79%) NHS
9 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Intranet
10 2 (10.53%) MSI
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.53%) Citrix
10 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared

ZENworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ZENworks 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 ZENworks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Server Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Server Support
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) NetWare
2 7 (36.84%) SUSE
2 7 (36.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Novell
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco