Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 877 878
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -29
Contract jobs citing NDS 1 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.008% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 6
UK median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +63.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £450
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.50

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

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12741 12956 11716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.36% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8259 8116 6678
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £157 £173 £160
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 886 1255
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% -6.25% +6.67%

NDS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

NDS
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDS within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory

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 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Novell