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 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 556 530 539
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Netcool 50 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.093% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.28% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £153 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £396
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 - - -

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
4318 3818 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2217 1968
Average daily rate £391 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 28 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 29 August 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 -25 34 £350 - 8
South East -7 20 £350 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +10 7 £325 -13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £350 -
Hampshire -11 6 £313 -37.50% 2
Milton Keynes 0 3 £350 -
Bracknell +2 1 - -
Surrey -2 1 £385 -18.94%
Bristol - 1 £425 - 1
South West - 1 £425 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Egham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Redditch - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (51.76%) Security Cleared
2 37 (43.53%) Tivoli
3 36 (42.35%) Veritas
4 35 (41.18%) SQL
5 33 (38.82%) Citrix
6 31 (36.47%) Windows
7 30 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 29 (34.12%) SC Cleared
8 29 (34.12%) Clustering
9 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
10 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.71%) Solaris
12 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
13 18 (21.18%) Linux
13 18 (21.18%) HP
14 16 (18.82%) SAN
14 16 (18.82%) AIX
15 15 (17.65%) UNIX
15 15 (17.65%) IBM
15 15 (17.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 15 (17.65%) McAfee
15 15 (17.65%) Change Management
15 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (16.47%) Software Distribution
16 14 (16.47%) NAS
16 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
17 13 (15.29%) Remedy
17 13 (15.29%) WinRunner

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) SAN
2 14 (16.47%) NAS
3 12 (14.12%) IPsec
4 5 (5.88%) 4G
4 5 (5.88%) 2G
4 5 (5.88%) 3G
4 5 (5.88%) GPRS
4 5 (5.88%) GSM
4 5 (5.88%) UMTS
5 4 (4.71%) DNS
6 3 (3.53%) LTE
7 2 (2.35%) DHCP
7 2 (2.35%) HTTP
7 2 (2.35%) SNMP
7 2 (2.35%) ADSL
7 2 (2.35%) CDMA
7 2 (2.35%) SMS
7 2 (2.35%) TACACS
7 2 (2.35%) Firewall
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) WinRunner
1 13 (15.29%) TestDirector
1 13 (15.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Finance
3 8 (9.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Front Office
4 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.35%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) OSS Architect
6 4 (4.71%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Project Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Tester
8 2 (2.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) WAP
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) JSON
3 1 (1.18%) JNDI
3 1 (1.18%) WSDL
3 1 (1.18%) CGI
3 1 (1.18%) JSP
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) XSL
3 1 (1.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Clustering
2 8 (9.41%) AS400
2 8 (9.41%) Hedge funds
2 8 (9.41%) SecurID
2 8 (9.41%) VAX
3 7 (8.24%) PDA
4 4 (4.71%) Economics
5 3 (3.53%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.53%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (24.71%) Solaris
4 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 18 (21.18%) Linux
6 16 (18.82%) AIX
7 15 (17.65%) UNIX
7 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.41%) VMS
9 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Change Management
2 14 (16.47%) Software Distribution
2 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
3 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (12.94%) Service Management
5 10 (11.76%) ITIL
6 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.41%) Release Management
8 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 5 (5.88%) Network Management
11 3 (3.53%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) System Testing
12 2 (2.35%) SOA
12 2 (2.35%) ITSM
12 2 (2.35%) Performance Management
12 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) Korn
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) Groovy
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (51.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (34.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.41%) MCSE
3 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) MCITP
4 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.24%) MCTS
4 7 (8.24%) MCSA
5 6 (7.06%) ISEB
6 4 (4.71%) CCNA
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.35%) CCSP
7 2 (2.35%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) PMP
7 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.35%) CCSA
7 2 (2.35%) CCSE
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware ESX
3 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) vSphere
4 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (43.53%) Tivoli
2 30 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (17.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 15 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (15.29%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (12.94%) OpenView
6 9 (10.59%) NetBackup
7 8 (9.41%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (9.41%) Control-M
7 8 (9.41%) Legato
7 8 (9.41%) Tivoli NetView
7 8 (9.41%) HP SIM
7 8 (9.41%) Backup Exec
8 6 (7.06%) Netcool/Webtop
9 4 (4.71%) OPNET
10 3 (3.53%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Veritas
2 33 (38.82%) Citrix
3 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.18%) HP
5 15 (17.65%) IBM
5 15 (17.65%) McAfee
6 13 (15.29%) Remedy
7 10 (11.76%) VMware
8 8 (9.41%) Oracle
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco
8 8 (9.41%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (8.24%) Greenplum
10 6 (7.06%) EMC
11 4 (4.71%) BMC
11 4 (4.71%) NetApp
11 4 (4.71%) Cramer
11 4 (4.71%) NetCracker
12 3 (3.53%) Crossbeam
12 3 (3.53%) Radware
12 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
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