Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GroupWise skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GroupWise over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Novell GroupWise
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 906 883
Rank change year-on-year +73 -23 -18
Contract jobs citing GroupWise 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
UK median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GroupWise is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16060 19679 20161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.88% 17.90% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10379 12866 12399
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 472 696
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.39 £19.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +4.68% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.70 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +7.89% +11.76%

GroupWise
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GroupWise as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GroupWise in the UK

GroupWise
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GroupWise in the UK

GroupWise
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GroupWise over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GroupWise in the UK

GroupWise
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GroupWise in the UK

GroupWise
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GroupWise within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 7 £300 -33.33%
London - 4 £125 -
UK excluding London +54 3 £350 -22.22%
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Midlands - 2 £350 -
South West +5 1 £250 -41.18%

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GroupWise 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 GroupWise.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Nortel
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Compaq
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) ADSL
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) Novell
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) NetWare

GroupWise
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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ADSL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) NetWare
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Compaq
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Nortel
1 3 (42.86%) Novell
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware