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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 115 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Netcool 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.51% 5.10% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
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£280 £353 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.56% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £286 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £355 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.51% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
215 157 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.69% 6.40% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 79 73
Average daily rate £325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 22 (84.62%) Clustering
1 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) Veritas
2 21 (80.77%) Citrix
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (57.69%) Windows
5 15 (57.69%) SAN
6 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 14 (53.85%) Linux
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (50.00%) Tivoli
7 13 (50.00%) NAS
7 13 (50.00%) Software Distribution
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) Solaris
9 10 (38.46%) AIX
9 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
9 10 (38.46%) IPsec
9 10 (38.46%) VMware
10 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
10 9 (34.62%) McAfee
10 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
10 9 (34.62%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (30.77%) MCSE
11 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (30.77%) Change Management

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SAN
2 13 (50.00%) NAS
3 10 (38.46%) IPsec
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) WinRunner
1 7 (26.92%) TestDirector
1 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) PDA
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Solaris
4 10 (38.46%) AIX
5 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) MCSE
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCITP
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (26.92%) MCSA
3 7 (26.92%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) VCP4
4 1 (3.85%) VCP5
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 9 (34.62%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Citrix
1 21 (80.77%) Veritas
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) McAfee
5 7 (26.92%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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