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 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 544 478 510
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +32
Contract jobs citing Netcool 20 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 1.33% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 22
Average daily rate £300 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £468
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3673 2847 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.39% 6.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 1651 1885
Average daily rate £395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 146 154 144
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £47.50
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 24 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 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
South East -5 12 £265 -29.33% 1
London -21 7 £310 +55.00%
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Netcool
UK

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 24 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%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.00%) MPLS
2 9 (18.00%) OSPF
2 9 (18.00%) BGP
2 9 (18.00%) Firewall
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 7 (14.00%) VPN
4 7 (14.00%) NetScaler
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (14.00%) SNMP
5 6 (12.00%) LAN
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.00%) Network Security
6 5 (10.00%) LDAP
6 5 (10.00%) HTTP
6 5 (10.00%) SSL
7 4 (8.00%) Extranet
7 4 (8.00%) SMTP
7 4 (8.00%) DHCP
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%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) WinRunner
1 11 (22.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
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%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
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%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Operations Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) J2EE
2 4 (8.00%) CORBA
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) e-Health
3 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.00%) NGOSS
3 1 (2.00%) Ergonomics
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 Vista
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
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%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.00%) Network Management
5 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) V-Model
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Security
8 1 (2.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
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%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) CCNP
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
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%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (16.00%) Ionix
5 8 (16.00%) Netcool/Webtop
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%) Veritas
3 11 (22.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.00%) McAfee
4 10 (20.00%) IBM
5 8 (16.00%) HP
5 8 (16.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (16.00%) F5
6 7 (14.00%) NetScout
6 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Nortel
8 5 (10.00%) Avaya
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy
9 3 (6.00%) Infovista
9 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 3 (6.00%) Cramer