Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 September 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 781 807
Rank change year-on-year +22 +26 -18
Contract jobs citing Netcool 90 110 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.93% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 40
UK median daily rate £360 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.81% -14.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £250 £244 £250
90th Percentile £480 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £298 £345
% change year-on-year +20.81% -13.62% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.17% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.75 -
% change year-on-year -23.81% - -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10897 11872 9622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.03% 11.03% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 7599 5946
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +5.77% +5.41% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 266 347
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.14 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £26.25 £20.19
% change year-on-year -33.78% +30.05% +0.93%

Netcool
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Netcool over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Netcool within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
England +56 80 £360 +10.77% 4
UK excluding London +14 75 £360 +20.81% 4
South East +27 50 £360 +20.81% 3
London +34 14 £190 -56.69%
Scotland -6 9 £329 +19.55%
North of England +61 8 £323 +10.26%
Midlands +32 7 £360 +30.91% 1
West Midlands +45 6 £273 -0.91% 1
North East +82 5 £450 +63.64%
Yorkshire - 3 £195 -
South West +5 2 £450 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 with a requirement for Netcool.

1 47 (52.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 33 (36.67%) Service Management
3 30 (33.33%) Windows
3 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 29 (32.22%) Linux
5 28 (31.11%) Remedy
5 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
6 27 (30.00%) Oracle
7 25 (27.78%) SQL
8 23 (25.56%) IBM
8 23 (25.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 23 (25.56%) DV Cleared
9 22 (24.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (24.44%) Clustering
10 21 (23.33%) HP
10 21 (23.33%) Tivoli
10 21 (23.33%) ITIL V3
11 20 (22.22%) Citrix
11 20 (22.22%) BMC
12 19 (21.11%) Veritas
12 19 (21.11%) Solaris
12 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 18 (20.00%) CMDB
14 17 (18.89%) Incident Management
14 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
14 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.89%) Project Management

Netcool
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.78%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.11%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DNS
2 9 (10.00%) Firewall
2 9 (10.00%) Internet
3 8 (8.89%) SAN
3 8 (8.89%) VPN
4 6 (6.67%) BGP
4 6 (6.67%) MPLS
4 6 (6.67%) SNMP
5 5 (5.56%) MVNO
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (4.44%) EIGRP
6 4 (4.44%) IPsec
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) NAS
6 4 (4.44%) NX-OS
6 4 (4.44%) TACACS
6 4 (4.44%) Telepresence
6 4 (4.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) DB2
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
4 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.44%) MS Access
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) FishEye
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Military
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Architect
2 14 (15.56%) Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Consultant
3 12 (13.33%) Service Architect
4 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (6.67%) ITIL Service Architect
5 6 (6.67%) OSS Architect
6 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) BSS Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Maximo Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Remedy Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Service Operations Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Clustering
2 18 (20.00%) CMDB
3 9 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.78%) PKI
5 7 (7.78%) User Experience
6 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
6 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (32.22%) Linux
3 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (21.11%) Solaris
5 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
6 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 11 (12.22%) Unix
9 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.33%) AIX
11 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) ITIL
1 33 (36.67%) Service Management
2 21 (23.33%) ITIL V3
3 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.89%) Incident Management
4 17 (18.89%) Project Management
5 12 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (13.33%) DSDM
5 12 (13.33%) Presales
5 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 9 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 9 (10.00%) Network Management
8 8 (8.89%) Change Management
8 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.89%) Demand Management
8 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.89%) Service Design
9 7 (7.78%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.78%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) C++
4 6 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (52.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.56%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (10.00%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.33%) MCITP
7 3 (3.33%) MCSA
7 3 (3.33%) MCSE
7 3 (3.33%) MCTS
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 7 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (4.44%) NFS
4 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (23.33%) Tivoli
3 14 (15.56%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.78%) SCOM
5 6 (6.67%) MOM
5 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (4.44%) FortiGate
6 4 (4.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (4.44%) OpenView
6 4 (4.44%) Unicenter
6 4 (4.44%) WMI
7 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.22%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.22%) logstash
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Remedy
2 27 (30.00%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) IBM
4 21 (23.33%) HP
5 20 (22.22%) BMC
5 20 (22.22%) Citrix
6 19 (21.11%) Veritas
7 14 (15.56%) McAfee
8 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.78%) Cisco
9 7 (7.78%) CyberArk
10 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.56%) Cognos
11 5 (5.56%) Ericsson
11 5 (5.56%) ILOG
11 5 (5.56%) Juniper
12 4 (4.44%) EMC
12 4 (4.44%) NetApp
12 4 (4.44%) Perforce
12 4 (4.44%) Sybase