The first table below looks at the demand for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 118 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Netcool 11 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.36% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 5.84% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate £265 - £353
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
231 154 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.48% 6.20% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 72
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Netcool
South East

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Netcool across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Netcool across the Berkshire region.

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Netcool
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Netcool across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Netcool Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Netcool
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Netcool across the Berkshire region.

Netcool Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Netcool
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +4 5 £250 -
Reading -7 5 £273 -
Bracknell - 1 £183 -
Netcool
South East

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Netcool also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Netcool.

1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
2 9 (39.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) AIX
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (34.78%) EMC
3 8 (34.78%) ISEB
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) WinRunner
3 8 (34.78%) TestDirector
3 8 (34.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (34.78%) Veritas
3 8 (34.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) McAfee
3 8 (34.78%) Clustering
3 8 (34.78%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (34.78%) Netcool/Webtop
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (34.78%) Ionix

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Netcool also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Netcool. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SONET
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) WinRunner
1 8 (34.78%) TestDirector
1 8 (34.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (34.78%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) V-Model
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 8 (34.78%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
1 9 (39.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 8 (34.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) Netcool/Webtop
2 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (34.78%) Ionix
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
1 8 (34.78%) EMC
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas
1 8 (34.78%) McAfee
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) BT
3 2 (8.70%) Cramer
4 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.35%) MetaSolv
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Infovista