The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NDS over the 3 months to 24 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.

NetIQ eDirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services NDS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 641 640
Contract jobs citing NDS 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category - 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £590 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50

NDS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5162 6772 5941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.16% 12.59% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3309 4180 3363
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 471 626
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

NDS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NDS in the UK

NDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NDS in the UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NDS 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 NDS.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

NDS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase