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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 553 538 561
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Netcool 53 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 19
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £183 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £472 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +8.46%
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
4343 3791 3789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.18% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 2234 1989
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 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 148 168
Average hourly rate £21.74 £22.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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
England -12 34 £365 +4.28% 5
South East +4 23 £365 -12.83% 5
Berkshire +18 10 £325 -7.14% 4
Hampshire -1 7 £325 -23.52%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £375 -9.09%
Slough - 4 £370 - 1
Surrey +3 2 £385 -18.94%
Bracknell - 2 £230 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 1 £375 -9.09%
Chesham - 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Chester - - - -
Egham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Redditch - - - -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (48.31%) Tivoli
2 42 (47.19%) Security Cleared
3 40 (44.94%) SQL
4 37 (41.57%) Veritas
5 36 (40.45%) Citrix
6 32 (35.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
8 30 (33.71%) Clustering
9 26 (29.21%) SC Cleared
10 25 (28.09%) Solaris
11 24 (26.97%) Windows
12 22 (24.72%) Linux
12 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (22.47%) Configuration Management
13 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
14 18 (20.22%) HP
14 18 (20.22%) SAN
14 18 (20.22%) IPsec
14 18 (20.22%) NAS
14 18 (20.22%) Software Distribution
15 17 (19.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 17 (19.10%) IBM
15 17 (19.10%) UNIX
15 17 (19.10%) Windows XP
16 15 (16.85%) Change Management
17 14 (15.73%) Remedy
18 13 (14.61%) OpenView
19 12 (13.48%) McAfee
19 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
19 12 (13.48%) McAfee ePO

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) SAN
1 18 (20.22%) IPsec
1 18 (20.22%) NAS
2 6 (6.74%) GPRS
2 6 (6.74%) GSM
2 6 (6.74%) UMTS
3 5 (5.62%) 3G
3 5 (5.62%) 4G
3 5 (5.62%) 2G
4 4 (4.49%) BIG-IP
4 4 (4.49%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.49%) tcpdump
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.49%) TACACS
4 4 (4.49%) Firewall
4 4 (4.49%) SMS
5 3 (3.37%) CDMA
5 3 (3.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.37%) MS Access
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) WinRunner
1 10 (11.24%) TestDirector
1 10 (11.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Front Office
4 2 (2.25%) Military
4 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Analyst
2 10 (11.24%) Architect
3 8 (8.99%) Test Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) OSS Architect
5 5 (5.62%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) WAP
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) XSL
4 1 (1.12%) JMS
4 1 (1.12%) WSDL
4 1 (1.12%) CGI
4 1 (1.12%) JNDI
4 1 (1.12%) Ajax
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) JSP
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Clustering
2 8 (8.99%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.99%) AS400
2 8 (8.99%) SecurID
2 8 (8.99%) VAX
3 5 (5.62%) PDA
4 4 (4.49%) Economics
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.25%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Solaris
2 24 (26.97%) Windows
3 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (24.72%) Linux
4 17 (19.10%) Windows XP
4 17 (19.10%) UNIX
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) AIX
6 8 (8.99%) VMS
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Configuration Management
2 18 (20.22%) Software Distribution
3 15 (16.85%) Change Management
4 11 (12.36%) Service Management
5 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
6 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.11%) Release Management
7 8 (8.99%) Network Management
8 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.49%) Fault Management
10 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.37%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.37%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) System Testing
11 3 (3.37%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Perl
3 4 (4.49%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) Korn
5 1 (1.12%) Groovy
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) Security Cleared
2 26 (29.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) MCSA
4 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.62%) MCTS
4 5 (5.62%) MCITP
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) CCSA
5 4 (4.49%) CCSE
5 4 (4.49%) CCSP
5 4 (4.49%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) PMP
6 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) SLA
2 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) vSphere
5 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.25%) XenApp
6 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 43 (48.31%) Tivoli
2 32 (35.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (19.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 13 (14.61%) OpenView
5 12 (13.48%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (11.24%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (8.99%) Tivoli NetView
7 8 (8.99%) NetBackup
7 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
7 8 (8.99%) Legato
7 8 (8.99%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (8.99%) Control-M
7 8 (8.99%) HP SIM
8 6 (6.74%) Netcool/Webtop
9 5 (5.62%) OPNET
10 3 (3.37%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (1.12%) SCOM
12 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Veritas
2 36 (40.45%) Citrix
3 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.22%) HP
5 17 (19.10%) IBM
6 14 (15.73%) Remedy
7 12 (13.48%) McAfee
8 10 (11.24%) Cisco
9 9 (10.11%) Oracle
10 8 (8.99%) VMware
10 8 (8.99%) Greenplum
10 8 (8.99%) Wall Street Systems
11 5 (5.62%) NetCracker
11 5 (5.62%) Radware
11 5 (5.62%) Cramer
11 5 (5.62%) Crossbeam
11 5 (5.62%) EMC
11 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.62%) BMC
12 4 (4.49%) Nortel
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