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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 120 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs citing Netcool 11 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.16% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.29% 2.47% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
208 162 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.59% 6.63% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 77 80
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £82.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.68% +373.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.80 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £150.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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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 1 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 24 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) Citrix
4 19 (70.37%) Clustering
5 18 (66.67%) Veritas
6 17 (62.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (55.56%) SAN
7 15 (55.56%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
8 13 (48.15%) AIX
8 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (44.44%) Linux
9 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
10 11 (40.74%) Solaris
10 11 (40.74%) Tivoli
11 10 (37.04%) VMware
11 10 (37.04%) HP
11 10 (37.04%) Software Distribution
11 10 (37.04%) NAS
12 9 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
12 9 (33.33%) McAfee
13 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (29.63%) Change Management
13 8 (29.63%) MCITP

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) NAS
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 5 (18.52%) IPsec
4 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) WinRunner
1 7 (25.93%) TestDirector
1 7 (25.93%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
1 4 (14.81%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Radia Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Clustering
2 7 (25.93%) PDA
3 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
3 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
3 5 (18.52%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) AIX
4 12 (44.44%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Solaris
6 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Distribution
2 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) VBScript
3 5 (18.52%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) MCITP
3 8 (29.63%) MCSE
4 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
4 7 (25.93%) MCSA
4 7 (25.93%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) VCP4
5 1 (3.70%) VCP5
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (40.74%) Tivoli
3 9 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
1 19 (70.37%) Citrix
2 18 (66.67%) Veritas
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp