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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Tivoli Netcool
UK / England
Rank 538 586 568
Rank change year-on-year +48 -18  
Contract jobs citing Netcool 28 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.059% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.63% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 13
Median daily rate £353 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.78% +31.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £310 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £488 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £288 £354
% change year-on-year +22.60% -18.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Netcool is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4120 4577 4159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.94% 9.33% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2770 2924 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 123 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Netcool
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Netcool as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +11 12 £359 +5.35%
North West - 7 £335 - 1
South West - 5 £135 -
West Midlands - 3 £515 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £195 +50.00%
Netcool
UK

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Netcool also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Netcool.

1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) IBM
3 25 (42.37%) Solaris
4 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 22 (37.29%) Tivoli
4 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
5 21 (35.59%) Windows
6 17 (28.81%) Oracle
7 16 (27.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
7 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
8 15 (25.42%) HP
8 15 (25.42%) Citrix
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.42%) ITIL
8 15 (25.42%) Java
8 15 (25.42%) Perl
9 14 (23.73%) AIX
9 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.73%) SAN
9 14 (23.73%) CA
9 14 (23.73%) Veritas
9 14 (23.73%) Service Management
9 14 (23.73%) Clustering
9 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (23.73%) SCOM
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.03%) Finance
10 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
10 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003

Netcool
Top Related 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Maximo
2 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) CloudSense
2 3 (5.08%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) IPsec
2 8 (13.56%) NAS
3 7 (11.86%) DHCP
4 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
5 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.69%) Broadband
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
5 1 (1.69%) PBX
5 1 (1.69%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Billing
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.08%) International Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Designer
2 8 (13.56%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Solutions Designer
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Maximo Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Maximo Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Management Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
1 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) JMS
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
2 1 (1.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Clustering
2 7 (11.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.86%) Thin Client
3 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.69%) IVR
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Solaris
3 21 (35.59%) Windows
4 14 (23.73%) AIX
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (22.03%) HPUX
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (6.78%) Unix
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Service Management
3 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.95%) Release Management
5 8 (13.56%) Change Management
5 8 (13.56%) Migration
5 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
5 8 (13.56%) Server Building
5 8 (13.56%) Software Distribution
6 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
6 7 (11.86%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (11.86%) Software Asset Management
6 7 (11.86%) UML
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.47%) Statistics
9 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.78%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 2 (3.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) Perl
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.17%) Bourne shell
4 6 (10.17%) Korn
4 6 (10.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) EMCIE
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) Tivoli
2 16 (27.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (23.73%) SCOM
4 8 (13.56%) Amdocs OSS
4 8 (13.56%) NetBackup
5 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (11.86%) IBM BigFix
6 6 (10.17%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (10.17%) Unicenter
7 5 (8.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (6.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.69%) Cacti
10 1 (1.69%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.69%) Icinga
10 1 (1.69%) logstash
10 1 (1.69%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) IBM
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 15 (25.42%) Citrix
3 15 (25.42%) HP
4 14 (23.73%) CA
4 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Veritas
5 9 (15.25%) Remedy
6 8 (13.56%) Cramer
6 8 (13.56%) ServiceNow
7 7 (11.86%) EMC
7 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.17%) Meridio
8 6 (10.17%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (8.47%) BMC
10 3 (5.08%) VMware
11 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
11 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.69%) Cisco
12 1 (1.69%) Motorola