The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 114 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Netcool 35 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.57% 4.88% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 7
Average daily rate £271 £325 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% -14.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £355 £378
% change year-on-year
-19.78% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - -
Netcool
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
331 246 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.07% 8.22% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 145 102
Average daily rate £375 £325 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £115 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £70.00 £88.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -13 25 £269 -17.38% 1
Glasgow +2 2 £285 -
Netcool
UK

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (81.48%) SQL
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
1 44 (81.48%) AIX
1 44 (81.48%) Windows XP
1 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2003
1 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (68.52%) Security Cleared
4 35 (64.81%) Windows 7
4 35 (64.81%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (64.81%) McAfee ePO
4 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
4 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
4 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 35 (64.81%) Citrix
4 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
4 35 (64.81%) WinRunner
4 35 (64.81%) TestDirector
4 35 (64.81%) HP UFT
4 35 (64.81%) Veritas
4 35 (64.81%) MCSE
4 35 (64.81%) MCSA
4 35 (64.81%) Change Management
4 35 (64.81%) VMware
4 35 (64.81%) VMware ESX
4 35 (64.81%) Clustering
4 35 (64.81%) Software Testing
4 35 (64.81%) MCTS
4 35 (64.81%) MCITP

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) FTP
1 9 (16.67%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) HP UFT
1 35 (64.81%) TestDirector
1 35 (64.81%) WinRunner
2 9 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (16.67%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
1 23 (42.59%) Test Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Build Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) Clustering
2 31 (57.41%) PDA
3 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) AIX
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
1 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2003
1 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 44 (81.48%) Windows XP
2 35 (64.81%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) HPUX
3 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Change Management
1 35 (64.81%) Software Testing
1 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 31 (57.41%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) Release Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.56%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 9 (16.67%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) Korn
2 9 (16.67%) Perl
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) VBScript
3 5 (9.26%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Security Cleared
2 35 (64.81%) MCITP
2 35 (64.81%) MCSA
2 35 (64.81%) MCSE
2 35 (64.81%) MCTS
2 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (57.41%) ISTQB
4 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) CCNA
5 9 (16.67%) CCNP
5 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
1 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
1 35 (64.81%) VMware ESX
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (64.81%) HP Quality Center
1 35 (64.81%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (18.52%) Tivoli
3 9 (16.67%) SCOM
4 7 (12.96%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.85%) TADDM
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) Citrix
2 35 (64.81%) Intel Security
2 35 (64.81%) Veritas
2 35 (64.81%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) IBM
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.81%) CA
5 8 (14.81%) HP