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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 631 596
Rank change year-on-year +36 -35  
Contract jobs citing Novell 5 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.038% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £488 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +18.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £140 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £494 £425
% change year-on-year +1.26% +16.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

Novell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Novell
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Novell over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 7 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +44 5 £375 -23.07% 1
London +35 2 £233 +16.25%
Leicestershire - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
South East +13 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) NDS
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Office 365
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) GroupWise
7 5 (25.00%) WLAN
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) NHS
9 3 (15.00%) LDAP
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
9 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (10.00%) Privileged Identity Management
10 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.00%) Windows 10

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 (25.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
1 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) WLAN
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) Telnet
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Intranet
6 1 (5.00%) ISDN
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Migration Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) CyberArk Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EJB
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) JMS
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
1 1 (5.00%) SAML
1 1 (5.00%) Servlets
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.00%) Struts
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Privileged Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.00%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.00%) Presales
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) CCDA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CNA
2 1 (5.00%) CNE
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) NDS
3 2 (10.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) Capita
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
7 1 (5.00%) Sybase
7 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard