The first table below looks at the demand for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland 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 107 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Netcool 19 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.64% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.45% 8.62% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 1
Average daily rate £379 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -2.66%
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
201 174 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.58% 7.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 104
Average daily rate £375 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £31.65 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.44% +71.08%
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 Scotland

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

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Netcool
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Netcool Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (94.29%) Security Cleared
3 32 (91.43%) SC Cleared
4 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
6 22 (62.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (51.43%) AIX
9 18 (51.43%) SAN
10 17 (48.57%) Veritas
10 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
10 17 (48.57%) Clustering
11 16 (45.71%) Tivoli
12 15 (42.86%) Solaris
13 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (37.14%) Linux
15 12 (34.29%) SQL
15 12 (34.29%) HP
15 12 (34.29%) NAS
15 12 (34.29%) Software Distribution
16 10 (28.57%) Citrix
17 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
17 8 (22.86%) QA
18 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
18 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
18 7 (20.00%) DNS
18 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
18 7 (20.00%) Service Management

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SAN
2 12 (34.29%) NAS
3 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) SNMP
6 1 (2.86%) FTP
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) WinRunner
1 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
1 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (11.43%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Radia Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) PDA
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (51.43%) AIX
5 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
6 15 (42.86%) Solaris
7 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Software Distribution
2 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.14%) VBScript
3 6 (17.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Security Cleared
2 32 (91.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) MCSA
4 3 (8.57%) MCTS
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) VCP4
5 1 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (45.71%) Tivoli
3 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Veritas
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec