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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Novell ZENworks
Rank 566 549 521
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing ZENworks 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £393 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-50.94% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.18% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ZENworks within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

ZENworks Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 7 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 29 January 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 -19 5 £290 -19.44% 5
London +12 3 £450 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

ZENworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) NHS
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Novell
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Casper Suite
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Lync
7 2 (11.76%) SIEM
7 2 (11.76%) Office 365
7 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Altiris
7 2 (11.76%) Finance

ZENworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.76%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Casper Suite
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Novell
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
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