The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CNE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Certified Novell Engineer (CNE)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 650 640
Rank change year-on-year +42 -10  
Contract jobs citing CNE 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.034% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £380 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -36.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £595
% change year-on-year +18.42% -36.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £19.46 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -

CNE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9042 11823 10443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.19% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5400 7392 6106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 454 538
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +17.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CNE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CNE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CNE in the UK

CNE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CNE.

Contractor daily rate trend for CNE in the UK

CNE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CNE in the UK

CNE
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CNE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +21 2 £450 -
England +21 2 £450 +18.42%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CNE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CNE.

1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CNA
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CRISC
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+

CNE
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CNA
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (100.00%) CRISC
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley