The table below looks at the statistics for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 578 585 571
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Netcool 52 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 34
Median daily rate £320 £318 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £293 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £344
% change year-on-year
- -9.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.93 -

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
5419 4625 5053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.87% 8.34% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3477 2830 3122
Median daily rate £475 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 164 171
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Netcool as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 31 £420 -18.04%
Scotland +4 22 £278 -9.38%
Renfrewshire -4 18 £278 -9.01%
Erskine -5 18 £278 -9.01%
South East +45 17 £313 -43.18%
Hampshire - 10 £350 -
North West +10 8 £420 +8.38%
Lancashire - 7 £420 -
Blackpool - 6 £420 -
Berkshire +14 5 £269 -51.09%
Hook - 5 £400 -
Glasgow 0 4 £240 -28.88%
London -2 4 £425 -19.04%
Bracknell - 4 £269 -
City of London +3 3 £425 -
Cheshire +15 1 £425 -5.55%
South West +11 1 £465 -7.00%
Wiltshire -1 1 £465 -7.00%
North East -36 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear -38 1 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 1 £275 -
Shropshire - 1 £275 -
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £175 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £420 -
Telford - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
East of England - 1 - -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Netcool also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Netcool.

1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 42 (52.50%) Windows
3 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
4 37 (46.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (46.25%) Windows XP
4 37 (46.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (45.00%) Veritas
6 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 34 (42.50%) Clustering
8 33 (41.25%) Citrix
9 32 (40.00%) AIX
10 28 (35.00%) IBM
10 28 (35.00%) Tivoli
11 27 (33.75%) Intel Security
12 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
12 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
13 24 (30.00%) Windows 7
13 24 (30.00%) MS Office
14 23 (28.75%) StarTeam
14 23 (28.75%) ISTQB
14 23 (28.75%) McAfee ePO
15 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (27.50%) MCITP
15 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
15 22 (27.50%) MCTS
15 22 (27.50%) MCSE
15 22 (27.50%) MCSA
15 22 (27.50%) Linux
15 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) SAN
2 7 (8.75%) IPsec
2 7 (8.75%) NAS
3 6 (7.50%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
5 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.75%) Firewall
6 3 (3.75%) SSL
7 2 (2.50%) LAN
7 2 (2.50%) VPN
7 2 (2.50%) WAN
8 1 (1.25%) Broadband
8 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.25%) FTP
8 1 (1.25%) Internet
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 4 (5.00%) Billing
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) International Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Designer
7 6 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.00%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.25%) JSON
2 1 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Clustering
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) CMDB
4 5 (6.25%) Statistics
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) IVR
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 37 (46.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 37 (46.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (46.25%) Windows XP
3 32 (40.00%) AIX
4 24 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (27.50%) Linux
5 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 19 (23.75%) Solaris
8 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
9 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (10.00%) HPUX
11 3 (3.75%) Unix
12 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Change Management
1 22 (27.50%) Service Management
1 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
2 20 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 20 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (22.50%) Smoke Testing
4 16 (20.00%) ITIL
4 16 (20.00%) Release Management
5 14 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.75%) Server Building
6 7 (8.75%) Software Distribution
7 6 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.00%) ITSM
9 4 (5.00%) Project Management
9 4 (5.00%) UML
10 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.75%) Network Planning
10 3 (3.75%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.00%) Perl
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 9 (11.25%) Bourne shell
5 9 (11.25%) Korn
5 9 (11.25%) VBScript
6 3 (3.75%) Tcl
7 2 (2.50%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (28.75%) ISTQB
4 22 (27.50%) MCITP
4 22 (27.50%) MCSA
4 22 (27.50%) MCSE
4 22 (27.50%) MCTS
4 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (7.50%) Degree
8 3 (3.75%) CCNA
8 3 (3.75%) CCNP
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (35.00%) Tivoli
2 23 (28.75%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (16.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (15.00%) SCOM
5 9 (11.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 9 (11.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 8 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (7.50%) Amdocs OSS
7 6 (7.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Netcool/Webtop
9 2 (2.50%) SCCM
9 2 (2.50%) Unicenter
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (1.25%) Cacti
10 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (45.00%) Veritas
2 33 (41.25%) Citrix
3 28 (35.00%) IBM
4 27 (33.75%) Intel Security
5 17 (21.25%) HP
6 9 (11.25%) CA
6 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle
7 8 (10.00%) Remedy
8 6 (7.50%) Cramer
9 5 (6.25%) BMC
9 5 (6.25%) EMC
10 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.50%) Meridio
13 1 (1.25%) Cisco
13 1 (1.25%) ILOG
13 1 (1.25%) Motorola