The table below looks at the statistics for Netcool skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Netcool over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Tivoli Netcool
Rank 107 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Netcool 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.046% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £373 £373
% change year-on-year
-7.72% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
193 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.46% 5.88% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

Netcool
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Netcool across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Netcool Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Netcool
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Netcool across the West Midlands region.

Netcool Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Netcool
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Netcool across the West Midlands region.

Netcool Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Netcool
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Worcestershire - 2 £155 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Netcool
England

Netcool
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Netcool
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper