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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 554 563 497
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -66
Contract jobs citing Netcool 48 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.84% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 30
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£338 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £410 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £364 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.47% -1.62%
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
4359 4170 3290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.64% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2409 1887
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 157 162
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

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 28 April 2015.

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 23 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 28 April 2015. 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 +13 35 £350 +16.66% 5
South East -11 15 £368 +34.86% 2
Scotland -12 11 £325 -14.24%
London -1 9 £305 -1.61%
Berkshire -4 9 £319 +16.97% 2
Hampshire +8 8 £375 -
Erskine +2 7 £325 -17.61%
Renfrewshire -1 7 £325 -17.61%
City of London - 5 £305 -
Bracknell +2 3 £350 +91.78% 2
Bristol - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Reading -3 2 - -
Glasgow -7 2 - -
Slough - 2 £288 -
Hook - 2 £360 -
Leeds - 1 £123 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £123 -
Yorkshire - 1 £123 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £400 -

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 58 (49.15%) SQL
2 43 (36.44%) Citrix
3 42 (35.59%) Veritas
4 40 (33.90%) Clustering
5 38 (32.20%) IBM
6 37 (31.36%) Windows
7 35 (29.66%) Linux
7 35 (29.66%) Tivoli
8 34 (28.81%) Security Cleared
9 31 (26.27%) Change Management
9 31 (26.27%) Solaris
10 29 (24.58%) McAfee
11 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
12 25 (21.19%) Remedy
12 25 (21.19%) SAN
13 24 (20.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 24 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 24 (20.34%) Network Management
14 23 (19.49%) VMware
14 23 (19.49%) Cisco
14 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
15 22 (18.64%) IPsec
15 22 (18.64%) NAS
16 21 (17.80%) Software Distribution
16 21 (17.80%) VMware ESX
16 21 (17.80%) Configuration Management
16 21 (17.80%) AIX
17 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
17 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
18 19 (16.10%) TACACS

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) SmartSockets
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) assyst
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.19%) SAN
2 22 (18.64%) IPsec
2 22 (18.64%) NAS
3 19 (16.10%) TACACS
4 17 (14.41%) SNMP
5 7 (5.93%) MPLS
6 6 (5.08%) 2G
6 6 (5.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.08%) LTE
6 6 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (4.24%) GPRS
7 5 (4.24%) GSM
7 5 (4.24%) 4G
8 4 (3.39%) SMS
8 4 (3.39%) UMTS
8 4 (3.39%) 3G
8 4 (3.39%) tcpdump
8 4 (3.39%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.54%) Firewall
9 3 (2.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) WinRunner
1 19 (16.10%) TestDirector
1 19 (16.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.54%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.69%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) German Language
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Analyst
2 19 (16.10%) Integration Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Test Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) SCCM Specialist
5 9 (7.63%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) IP Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Architect
9 3 (2.54%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.54%) Network Support
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Security Engineer
10 2 (1.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 2 (1.69%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (1.69%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) WAP
2 2 (1.69%) HTML
2 2 (1.69%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) XSL
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.85%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.85%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.90%) Clustering
2 18 (15.25%) PDA
3 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) iSeries
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.85%) e-Health
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.36%) Windows
2 35 (29.66%) Linux
3 31 (26.27%) Solaris
4 21 (17.80%) AIX
5 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.93%) UNIX
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Change Management
2 24 (20.34%) Network Management
3 21 (17.80%) Software Distribution
3 21 (17.80%) Configuration Management
4 19 (16.10%) Test Scripting
4 19 (16.10%) Test Automation
5 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
6 14 (11.86%) ITIL
6 14 (11.86%) Fault Management
7 10 (8.47%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.39%) Workflow
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.39%) Project Management
10 4 (3.39%) Service Management
10 4 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.54%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.15%) SQL
2 12 (10.17%) Perl
3 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.54%) C
5 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.69%) XPath
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.25%) MCTS
3 18 (15.25%) MCITP
3 18 (15.25%) MCSE
3 18 (15.25%) MCSA
3 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.56%) Degree
5 15 (12.71%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.93%) CCNP
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.08%) CCNA
8 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.54%) CCSA
9 3 (2.54%) CCSE
9 3 (2.54%) CCSP
10 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.69%) PMP
10 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.80%) VMware ESX
3 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 35 (29.66%) Tivoli
2 24 (20.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 24 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (16.10%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (12.71%) SCCM
4 15 (12.71%) SCOM
5 10 (8.47%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (5.08%) NSN NetAct
6 6 (5.08%) OpenView
7 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.69%) Netcool/Proviso
7 2 (1.69%) MOM
7 2 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.85%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.85%) Control-M
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 43 (36.44%) Citrix
2 42 (35.59%) Veritas
3 38 (32.20%) IBM
4 29 (24.58%) McAfee
5 25 (21.19%) Remedy
6 23 (19.49%) VMware
6 23 (19.49%) Cisco
7 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.86%) F5
9 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
10 12 (10.17%) Oracle
10 12 (10.17%) EMC
11 7 (5.93%) HP
11 7 (5.93%) Infovista
11 7 (5.93%) Cramer
12 3 (2.54%) Radware
12 3 (2.54%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
12 3 (2.54%) Nortel
12 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
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