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 28 June 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.

IBM Tivoli Netcool
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 574 594
Rank change year-on-year +41 +20  
Contract jobs citing Netcool 50 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.093% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.82% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 10
Median daily rate £388 £325 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £298 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £438 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £310 £294
% change year-on-year +16.93% +5.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £36.75 -
% change year-on-year -22.44% -  

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 4694 5633 4383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.86% 11.39% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6084 7380 4714
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 235 195
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £17.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +22 38 £363 +9.43%
Midlands - 5 £490 -
North East +76 4 £450 +45.16%
North of England +61 4 £450 +45.16%
West Midlands - 4 - -
London - 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £450 -
Netcool
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (50.65%) Security Cleared
2 33 (42.86%) Linux
3 30 (38.96%) ITIL
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
6 25 (32.47%) Tivoli
6 25 (32.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (29.87%) Service Management
7 23 (29.87%) Solaris
8 22 (28.57%) DV Cleared
9 21 (27.27%) Oracle
10 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.97%) Windows
10 20 (25.97%) Citrix
10 20 (25.97%) IBM
10 20 (25.97%) Remedy
11 19 (24.68%) Clustering
11 19 (24.68%) Veritas
12 18 (23.38%) SAN
13 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
14 16 (20.78%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (19.48%) ITIL V3
15 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
15 15 (19.48%) Project Management
16 14 (18.18%) BMC
16 14 (18.18%) HP
16 14 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
16 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
17 13 (16.88%) DNS

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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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Live Communications Server
4 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (7.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.60%) CloudSense
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) SAN
2 13 (16.88%) DNS
3 12 (15.58%) IPsec
3 12 (15.58%) NAS
4 7 (9.09%) DHCP
4 7 (9.09%) Internet
4 7 (9.09%) SNMP
4 7 (9.09%) VPN
5 6 (7.79%) Firewall
6 5 (6.49%) BGP
6 5 (6.49%) MPLS
6 5 (6.49%) MVNO
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.19%) NX-OS
7 4 (5.19%) TACACS
7 4 (5.19%) Telepresence
7 4 (5.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) DB2
4 6 (7.79%) MS Access
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) FishEye
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
3 4 (5.19%) Military
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Architect
2 12 (15.58%) Integration Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Service Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) OSS Architect
6 6 (7.79%) BSS Architect
6 6 (7.79%) ITIL Service Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Maximo Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Remedy Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Designer
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Management Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) LAMP
3 1 (1.30%) JMS
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Clustering
2 12 (15.58%) CMDB
3 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
5 7 (9.09%) Fat Client
5 7 (9.09%) Thin Client
5 7 (9.09%) User Experience
6 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.79%) Mainframe
7 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) PKI
9 1 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 23 (29.87%) Solaris
3 20 (25.97%) Windows
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.09%) AIX
8 7 (9.09%) HPUX
9 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.19%) Unix
11 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) ITIL
2 23 (29.87%) Service Management
3 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
3 15 (19.48%) ITIL V3
3 15 (19.48%) Project Management
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (15.58%) DSDM
5 12 (15.58%) Presales
5 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.58%) Server Building
5 12 (15.58%) Software Distribution
6 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.69%) Demand Management
7 9 (11.69%) Network Management
8 8 (10.39%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.39%) Service Design
8 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Perl
3 8 (10.39%) Java
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.60%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (15.58%) Degree
5 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.19%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.60%) CCNP
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
9 1 (1.30%) EMCIE
9 1 (1.30%) ISEB
9 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 25 (32.47%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.39%) SCOM
3 7 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
4 6 (7.79%) Unicenter
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (6.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (5.19%) FortiGate
6 4 (5.19%) OpenView
7 3 (3.90%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.60%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.60%) logstash
8 2 (2.60%) Nagios
8 2 (2.60%) Puppet
9 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Oracle
2 20 (25.97%) Citrix
2 20 (25.97%) IBM
2 20 (25.97%) Remedy
3 19 (24.68%) Veritas
4 14 (18.18%) BMC
4 14 (18.18%) HP
5 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.39%) CA
6 8 (10.39%) ServiceNow
7 7 (9.09%) EMC
8 6 (7.79%) Ericsson
8 6 (7.79%) Meridio
9 5 (6.49%) Cisco
10 4 (5.19%) Juniper
10 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.90%) McAfee
11 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.90%) VMware