The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Novell Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Novell Certification
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 645 641
Rank change year-on-year +42 -4  
Contract jobs citing Novell Certification 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.051% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £364 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £392 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £125
% change year-on-year +18.42% +204.00%  
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 -

Novell Certification 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 9020 11793 10440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11465 16220 12522
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1038 1075
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +16.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

Novell Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Novell Certification in the UK

Novell Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Novell Certification in the UK

Novell Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Novell Certification in the UK

Novell Certification
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Novell Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +39 7 £450 +18.42%
London +14 4 £463 -
UK excluding London +36 3 £450 +18.42%
Midlands +19 2 £450 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Novell Certification 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 Novell Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CNA
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (57.14%) GIAC
4 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) GCIA
4 4 (57.14%) GCIH
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (57.14%) Network Design
4 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (57.14%) SANS
4 4 (57.14%) Threat Detection
5 2 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (28.57%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CISA
5 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery

Novell Certification
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) 802.11
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DPNSS
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) QSIG
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Security Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Detection
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery
3 2 (28.57%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CNA
2 4 (57.14%) GCIA
2 4 (57.14%) GCIH
2 4 (57.14%) GIAC
2 4 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SANS
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CNE
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) CRISC
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens
2 1 (14.29%) VMware