The first table below looks at the demand for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 18 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 566 468 512
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +44
Contract jobs citing Netcool 24 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.22% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 27
Average daily rate £286 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £208 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.45% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Netcool
UK

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in England

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in England

Netcool
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Netcool across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Netcool Daily Rate Histogram in England

Netcool
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Netcool Hourly Rate Trend in England

Netcool
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
South East -12 16 £258 -31.33%
London -32 7 £310 -10.14%
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Netcool
UK

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (30.00%) Perl
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) Cisco
3 14 (28.00%) EMC
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (24.00%) Tivoli
5 12 (24.00%) Juniper
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 12 (24.00%) UNIX
6 11 (22.00%) AIX
6 11 (22.00%) WinRunner
6 11 (22.00%) Citrix
6 11 (22.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (22.00%) Veritas
6 11 (22.00%) McAfee
6 11 (22.00%) Clustering
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (20.00%) ISEB
7 10 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (20.00%) TestDirector
7 10 (20.00%) IBM
7 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.00%) BGP
2 9 (18.00%) MPLS
2 9 (18.00%) OSPF
2 9 (18.00%) Firewall
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 7 (14.00%) VPN
4 7 (14.00%) SNMP
4 7 (14.00%) NetScaler
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (12.00%) LAN
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) LDAP
6 5 (10.00%) HTTP
6 5 (10.00%) SSL
6 5 (10.00%) Network Security
7 4 (8.00%) WAAS
7 4 (8.00%) NNTP
7 4 (8.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) WinRunner
1 11 (22.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Military
4 3 (6.00%) German Language
5 2 (4.00%) French Language
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Operations Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) J2EE
2 4 (8.00%) CORBA
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) e-Health
3 1 (2.00%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.00%) NGOSS
3 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (24.00%) UNIX
4 11 (22.00%) AIX
5 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.00%) Network Management
5 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.00%) V-Model
6 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Perl
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (16.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.00%) CCNP
4 6 (12.00%) Degree
5 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (24.00%) Tivoli
3 11 (22.00%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 8 (16.00%) Netcool/Webtop
5 8 (16.00%) Ionix
6 2 (4.00%) OpenView
7 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco
1 14 (28.00%) EMC
2 12 (24.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.00%) Veritas
3 11 (22.00%) McAfee
4 10 (20.00%) IBM
5 8 (16.00%) F5
5 8 (16.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.00%) NetScout
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Nortel
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle
8 5 (10.00%) Avaya
9 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy
9 3 (6.00%) Infovista
9 3 (6.00%) Cramer