The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Renfrewshire 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 17 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Netcool 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.07% 19.05% 5.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.14% 35.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Average daily rate £395 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -0.66%
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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.29% 53.97% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 2
Average daily rate £335 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £335 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Netcool
Scotland

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 24 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) QA
6 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (46.67%) Service Management
6 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) VBScript
7 4 (26.67%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
7 4 (26.67%) PKI
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) StarTeam
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Radia Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) PDA
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
1 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Veritas
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco