Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Netcool skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Netcool over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Tivoli Netcool
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 772 802 785
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17 +43
Contract jobs citing Netcool 71 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 40
England median daily rate £420 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £357 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £634 £475
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
England median hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +118.18% - -

Netcool is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,426 11,122 9,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.89% 12.13% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,017 7,598 6,253
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £272 £275
90th Percentile £663 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 243 233
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.87 £52.84
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Netcool
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Netcool as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Netcool in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Netcool in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Netcool in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Netcool in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Netcool in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Netcool in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +17 27 £375 +102.70% 4
London +5 23 £475 +5.56% 1
East Midlands - 23 £375 -
South East -14 20 £395 -1.25% 4
West Midlands -8 4 - - 4
South West - 1 - -
Netcool
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Netcool also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Netcool.

1 36 (50.70%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Remedy
3 27 (38.03%) Degree
4 26 (36.62%) Wireless
5 25 (35.21%) SolarWinds
6 24 (33.80%) ISTQB
6 24 (33.80%) Test Management
7 23 (32.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 23 (32.39%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (30.99%) Bugzilla
8 22 (30.99%) Software Testing
8 22 (30.99%) HNC
8 22 (30.99%) HND
9 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (26.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (26.76%) Rational DOORS
10 19 (26.76%) Rational Quality Manager
11 18 (25.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (25.35%) Coaching
11 18 (25.35%) OpenText
12 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
13 15 (21.13%) HP
14 14 (19.72%) Finance
14 14 (19.72%) LTE
15 13 (18.31%) Linux
15 13 (18.31%) IBM
16 12 (16.90%) Unix
16 12 (16.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 11 (15.49%) Dell
17 11 (15.49%) ITIL

Netcool
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) IaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Wireless
2 14 (19.72%) LTE
3 7 (9.86%) Internet
3 7 (9.86%) SNMP
4 4 (5.63%) BGP
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) MPLS
4 4 (5.63%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.23%) Junos
5 3 (4.23%) NAS
5 3 (4.23%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (4.23%) VLAN
5 3 (4.23%) VXLAN
6 2 (2.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.41%) MRTG
7 1 (1.41%) OSPF
7 1 (1.41%) TACACS
7 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.23%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Bugzilla
2 19 (26.76%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (26.76%) Rational Quality Manager
3 5 (7.04%) ProC
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.41%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Billing
4 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) International Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Test Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Test Leader
3 6 (8.45%) Change Manager
3 6 (8.45%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Nagios Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) LDAP
1 3 (4.23%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) Kafka
3 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.41%) REST
3 1 (1.41%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.41%) Tandem
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.70%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 12 (16.90%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.23%) Solaris
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Test Management
2 23 (32.39%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (30.99%) Software Testing
4 18 (25.35%) Coaching
5 11 (15.49%) ITIL
6 10 (14.08%) Requirements Management
7 9 (12.68%) Change Management
7 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.86%) ITSM
9 5 (7.04%) Open Source
10 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.63%) Network Design
10 4 (5.63%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (5.63%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.23%) Availability Management
11 3 (4.23%) Customer-Centricity
11 3 (4.23%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (4.23%) Programme Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.04%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) Korn
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 24 (33.80%) ISTQB
3 22 (30.99%) HNC
3 22 (30.99%) HND
4 19 (26.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (25.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) KVM
3 3 (4.23%) BIND 9
3 3 (4.23%) NFS
3 3 (4.23%) Postfix
3 3 (4.23%) vCloud
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) Docker
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
2 12 (16.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Nagios
3 7 (9.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 6 (8.45%) Graphite
5 5 (7.04%) Ansible
6 4 (5.63%) HP ALM
6 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (4.23%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.82%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.82%) SCOM
8 2 (2.82%) ServerView Suite
8 2 (2.82%) TeMIP
8 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.41%) Cacti
9 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Remedy
2 25 (35.21%) SolarWinds
3 18 (25.35%) OpenText
4 15 (21.13%) HP
5 13 (18.31%) IBM
6 11 (15.49%) Dell
7 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
8 8 (11.27%) VMware
9 7 (9.86%) BMC
9 7 (9.86%) Citrix
9 7 (9.86%) ServiceNow
9 7 (9.86%) Splunk
9 7 (9.86%) Tripwire
10 6 (8.45%) EMC
10 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.63%) Cisco
12 3 (4.23%) Mirantis
12 3 (4.23%) Nokia
12 3 (4.23%) Veritas