Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Novell products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Novell over the 6 months to 21 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Novell, Inc.

Novell
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 835 846
Rank change year-on-year -34 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing Novell 8 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.044% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.097% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 15
UK median daily rate £550 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.42% -8.00% +66.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £343
% change year-on-year - -5.11% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £13.45 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% -24.23% +7.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.50 £14.18 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year +30.11% -18.48% +20.00%

Novell is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Novell
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Novell in the UK

Novell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Novell in the UK

Novell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Novell in the UK

Novell
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 Novell within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -22 8 £550 +59.42%
London -30 6 £550 +51.72%
South West -9 1 - -
UK excluding London -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Novell 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.

1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (62.50%) GroupWise
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Compaq
3 5 (62.50%) Nortel
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) NDS
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP

Novell
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 5 (62.50%) GroupWise
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) NDS
2 1 (12.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Compaq
2 5 (62.50%) Nortel
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware