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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell ZENworks
Rank 590 560 593
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +33
Contract jobs citing ZENworks 11 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £178 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate - £180 £425
% change year-on-year
- -57.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -31.18%

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
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 9 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 20 August 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
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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 -28 11 £331 -26.38% 1
London +19 10 £331 -26.38% 1
City of London +32 1 £275 -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -

ZENworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Novell
8 5 (22.73%) MSI
9 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security
9 4 (18.18%) Firewall
9 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 4 (18.18%) SIEM
9 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (13.64%) Bomgar
10 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
10 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification

ZENworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 2 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.55%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Applications Packager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
1 4 (18.18%) SIEM
1 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) E-Discovery
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Novell
3 3 (13.64%) Bomgar
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Wyse
5 1 (4.55%) Dell KACE
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks
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