The table below looks at the statistics for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 17 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Netcool 18 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.64% 9.26% 9.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.43% 31.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
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£348 £373 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £347 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £375 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £319 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Systems Management Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
35 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.52% 29.63% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 6
Average daily rate £348 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
1 30 (100.00%) Veritas
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 29 (96.67%) Clustering
3 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (73.33%) SAN
4 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
4 21 (70.00%) IPsec
4 21 (70.00%) Tivoli
4 21 (70.00%) NAS
4 21 (70.00%) Software Distribution
5 20 (66.67%) Solaris
5 20 (66.67%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) AIX
7 8 (26.67%) MCSE
7 8 (26.67%) MCSA
7 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 8 (26.67%) WinRunner
7 8 (26.67%) TestDirector
7 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (26.67%) McAfee
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) SAN
2 21 (70.00%) IPsec
2 21 (70.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) WinRunner
1 8 (26.67%) TestDirector
1 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (96.67%) Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) PDA
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Solaris
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 21 (70.00%) Software Distribution
2 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
2 8 (26.67%) MCSA
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCTS
2 8 (26.67%) MCITP
3 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 8 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
1 30 (100.00%) Veritas
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) McAfee
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) HP