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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 589 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +1
Contract jobs citing Netcool 37 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 1.56% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 17
Average daily rate £333 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +15.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £222 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £349 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +31.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.93 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Netcool within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Netcool Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Netcool
Top 15 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Scotland -2 24 £305 -12.35% 2
Renfrewshire -1 21 £305 -12.29% 1
Erskine -3 20 £305 -12.29%
England -33 13 £475 +90.00% 8
London +4 7 £475 +106.52% 2
Hampshire +4 3 £438 +9.37% 2
South East +3 3 £438 +42.27% 5
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Hook +13 1 £400 +11.11%
Glasgow +7 1 £338 -3.57% 1
South West +5 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 52 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
3 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
4 50 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (55.68%) Windows 7
5 49 (55.68%) AIX
5 49 (55.68%) SQL
6 48 (54.55%) Change Management
7 47 (53.41%) Windows XP
8 46 (52.27%) MCSE
8 46 (52.27%) MCSA
8 46 (52.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (52.27%) WinRunner
8 46 (52.27%) TestDirector
8 46 (52.27%) HP UFT
8 46 (52.27%) Citrix
8 46 (52.27%) Veritas
8 46 (52.27%) Clustering
8 46 (52.27%) Intel Security
8 46 (52.27%) VMware
8 46 (52.27%) VMware ESX
8 46 (52.27%) Software Testing
8 46 (52.27%) MCTS
8 46 (52.27%) MCITP
8 46 (52.27%) HP Quality Center
8 46 (52.27%) Test Automation
8 46 (52.27%) McAfee ePO
8 46 (52.27%) Hyper-V
9 43 (48.86%) Security Cleared

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
2 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) SNMP
2 5 (5.68%) FTP
3 3 (3.41%) GPRS
3 3 (3.41%) GSM
3 3 (3.41%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) IPv4
4 1 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.14%) RNC
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (52.27%) HP UFT
1 46 (52.27%) TestDirector
1 46 (52.27%) WinRunner
2 5 (5.68%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.68%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.36%) Banking
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
1 30 (34.09%) Test Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Tester
4 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Designer
8 3 (3.41%) Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Tester
8 3 (3.41%) Tivoli Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (52.27%) Clustering
2 42 (47.73%) PDA
3 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 52 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (55.68%) AIX
4 49 (55.68%) Windows 7
5 47 (53.41%) Windows XP
6 12 (13.64%) Unix
7 7 (7.95%) Solaris
8 5 (5.68%) Linux
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.41%) SUSE
9 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.14%) CentOS
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Change Management
2 46 (52.27%) Software Testing
2 46 (52.27%) Test Automation
3 39 (44.32%) Test Scripting
4 8 (9.09%) SDLC
5 7 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (6.82%) Network Management
7 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.68%) ITSM
7 5 (5.68%) TDD
8 4 (4.55%) Records Management
9 3 (3.41%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (2.27%) Line Management
10 2 (2.27%) Project Management
10 2 (2.27%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) SQL
2 16 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (6.82%) Python
4 4 (4.55%) C
4 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) Tcl
5 3 (3.41%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) C++
6 2 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (52.27%) MCITP
1 46 (52.27%) MCSA
1 46 (52.27%) MCSE
1 46 (52.27%) MCTS
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (48.86%) Security Cleared
3 38 (43.18%) ISTQB
4 35 (39.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.82%) CCNA
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.68%) CCNP
7 3 (3.41%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 46 (52.27%) Hyper-V
2 46 (52.27%) VMware ESX
3 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (52.27%) HP Quality Center
1 46 (52.27%) McAfee ePO
2 18 (20.45%) Tivoli
3 13 (14.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 8 (9.09%) SCOM
5 6 (6.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.14%) Cacti
8 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.14%) Icinga
8 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.14%) logstash
8 1 (1.14%) Nagios
8 1 (1.14%) OpenView
8 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.14%) Puppet
8 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.14%) TADDM
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 46 (52.27%) Citrix
2 46 (52.27%) Intel Security
2 46 (52.27%) Veritas
2 46 (52.27%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) IBM
4 14 (15.91%) Cisco
5 12 (13.64%) Oracle
6 10 (11.36%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.55%) Juniper
7 4 (4.55%) Splunk
8 3 (3.41%) Sybase
9 2 (2.27%) Aruba
9 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.27%) CA
9 2 (2.27%) Infovista
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.14%) ComArch
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