The table below looks at the statistics for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 571 528 538
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Contract jobs citing Netcool 58 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.10% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.43% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 18
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£300 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.19% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £290 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £437 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4660 3699 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.00% 7.02% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2833 2237 1912
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 149 200
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend

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

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Netcool
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Netcool within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Netcool Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Netcool
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Netcool Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Netcool
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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
England -32 39 £325 -13.33% 12
South East -4 28 £325 -21.21% 6
Scotland +1 18 £269 -20.29%
Berkshire +23 13 £303 - 2
Hampshire -24 10 £325 -13.33%
London -5 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - - 1
Slough - 3 £370 -
Bracknell - 3 £243 -
West Midlands - 3 £155 - 3
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 2
Redditch - 2 £155 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £155 - 1
Newbury 0 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 £385 -18.94%
Milton Keynes -9 1 - - 1
Studley - 1 - - 1
Chesham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (53.54%) Tivoli
2 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
3 37 (37.37%) SQL
4 32 (32.32%) Veritas
5 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
5 31 (31.31%) Citrix
6 27 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 26 (26.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 25 (25.25%) Solaris
8 25 (25.25%) Linux
8 25 (25.25%) Clustering
9 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
9 24 (24.24%) IBM
10 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
11 22 (22.22%) IPsec
12 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 20 (20.20%) Windows
14 18 (18.18%) UNIX
14 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (18.18%) NAS
14 18 (18.18%) Software Distribution
15 17 (17.17%) SAN
15 17 (17.17%) HP
16 16 (16.16%) Change Management
17 15 (15.15%) DV Cleared
18 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
18 14 (14.14%) Remedy
18 14 (14.14%) SLA
18 14 (14.14%) Cisco
18 14 (14.14%) Windows XP

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
1 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) IPsec
2 18 (18.18%) NAS
3 17 (17.17%) SAN
4 8 (8.08%) Firewall
5 7 (7.07%) 2G
5 7 (7.07%) 4G
6 6 (6.06%) GPRS
6 6 (6.06%) GSM
6 6 (6.06%) UMTS
7 5 (5.05%) 3G
7 5 (5.05%) LTE
8 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.04%) tcpdump
8 4 (4.04%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (4.04%) MPLS
8 4 (4.04%) SMS
8 4 (4.04%) SNMP
8 4 (4.04%) BIG-IP
8 4 (4.04%) BGP
8 4 (4.04%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.03%) MS Access
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) WinRunner
1 6 (6.06%) TestDirector
1 6 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Military
4 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (12.12%) Architect
1 12 (12.12%) Analyst
2 8 (8.08%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (8.08%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
3 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Consultant
5 5 (5.05%) OSS Architect
5 5 (5.05%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.04%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Project Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.02%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) WAP
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) XSL
3 1 (1.01%) JMS
3 1 (1.01%) WSDL
3 1 (1.01%) CGI
3 1 (1.01%) JNDI
3 1 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Clustering
2 8 (8.08%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.08%) AS400
2 8 (8.08%) SecurID
2 8 (8.08%) VAX
3 5 (5.05%) PDA
3 5 (5.05%) Economics
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Statistics
5 2 (2.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Solaris
1 25 (25.25%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (18.18%) UNIX
4 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.09%) VMS
7 6 (6.06%) AIX
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
2 18 (18.18%) Software Distribution
3 16 (16.16%) Change Management
4 11 (11.11%) Service Management
5 10 (10.10%) ITIL
6 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 9 (9.09%) Release Management
6 9 (9.09%) Network Management
7 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.04%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.04%) Fault Management
10 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) Perl
3 4 (4.04%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) C
5 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.06%) CCNP
5 6 (6.06%) CCNA
6 5 (5.05%) MCSE
6 5 (5.05%) MCSA
6 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.05%) MCTS
6 5 (5.05%) MCITP
6 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.04%) Degree
7 4 (4.04%) CCSA
7 4 (4.04%) CCSE
7 4 (4.04%) CCSP
8 3 (3.03%) PMP
8 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.06%) vSphere
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) Docker
7 1 (1.01%) LXC
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 53 (53.54%) Tivoli
2 27 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 26 (26.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 13 (13.13%) OpenView
5 9 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 9 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 8 (8.08%) Backup Exec
6 8 (8.08%) Tivoli NetView
6 8 (8.08%) Legato
6 8 (8.08%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (8.08%) Control-M
6 8 (8.08%) HP SIM
7 7 (7.07%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (6.06%) Netcool/Webtop
9 5 (5.05%) NSN NetAct
9 5 (5.05%) OPNET
10 1 (1.01%) SCOM
10 1 (1.01%) WSUS
10 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Veritas
2 31 (31.31%) Citrix
3 24 (24.24%) IBM
4 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.17%) HP
6 14 (14.14%) Cisco
6 14 (14.14%) Remedy
7 8 (8.08%) VMware
7 8 (8.08%) Greenplum
7 8 (8.08%) Wall Street Systems
7 8 (8.08%) Oracle
8 7 (7.07%) EMC
8 7 (7.07%) McAfee
9 6 (6.06%) BMC
10 5 (5.05%) Radware
10 5 (5.05%) Cramer
10 5 (5.05%) NetCracker
10 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.05%) Crossbeam
11 4 (4.04%) F5
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