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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 110 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Netcool 18 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.63% 8.25% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate
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£349 £393 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £358 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £421 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £372
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -30.01%
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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
187 206 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.79% 8.45% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 69
Average daily rate £305 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £271 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 4 March 2015, 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 39 (97.50%) Citrix
1 39 (97.50%) Veritas
2 38 (95.00%) SQL
2 38 (95.00%) Clustering
3 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
4 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (60.00%) SAN
4 24 (60.00%) Tivoli
4 24 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
5 23 (57.50%) Solaris
5 23 (57.50%) Linux
5 23 (57.50%) NAS
5 23 (57.50%) Software Distribution
5 23 (57.50%) IPsec
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
7 16 (40.00%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
8 15 (37.50%) Change Management
8 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
8 15 (37.50%) MCTS
8 15 (37.50%) MCITP
8 15 (37.50%) PDA
8 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) SAN
2 23 (57.50%) NAS
2 23 (57.50%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) WinRunner
1 15 (37.50%) TestDirector
1 15 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Tester
4 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (95.00%) Clustering
2 15 (37.50%) PDA
3 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Solaris
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) AIX
3 15 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
1 23 (57.50%) Software Distribution
2 15 (37.50%) Change Management
2 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
1 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) MCTS
2 15 (37.50%) MCITP
2 15 (37.50%) MCSE
2 15 (37.50%) MCSA
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 24 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Citrix
1 39 (97.50%) Veritas
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) HP