Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 772 793
Rank change year-on-year -46 +21 -59
Contract jobs citing Netcool 59 56 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.060% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.56% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 45
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +16.80% -10.71%
10th Percentile £270 £254 £255
90th Percentile £475 £480 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £305
% change year-on-year +13.88% +15.16% -12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
UK median hourly rate - £26.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -25.71% -

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 13,025 9,955 10,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 10.74% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,719 6,592 6,607
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 234 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.74
90th Percentile £47.35 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.75% -0.31% -0.15%

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 19 April 2018.

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 8 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 19 April 2018. 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 -45 51 £400 +8.11% 4
UK excluding London -39 38 £400 +13.88% 5
South East -20 27 £400 +11.50% 1
London -14 20 £400 -5.88% 1
Scotland -33 7 £271 +2.84% 2
South West +3 2 - -
North of England -8 2 £450 +30.43% 1
North West -23 2 £450 +17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 with a requirement for Netcool.

1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (30.51%) Unix
4 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (28.81%) Clustering
6 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (27.12%) Remedy
6 16 (27.12%) McAfee
7 15 (25.42%) Tivoli
7 15 (25.42%) IBM
7 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
8 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
8 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
9 13 (22.03%) ITIL
9 13 (22.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 12 (20.34%) Veritas
10 12 (20.34%) XML
10 12 (20.34%) Service Management
11 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.64%) HP
11 11 (18.64%) Citrix
11 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
12 10 (16.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
12 10 (16.95%) VMware
13 9 (15.25%) Perl

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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (8.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) SNMP
2 7 (11.86%) Skype
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.47%) MVNO
4 5 (8.47%) SMS
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) FTP
5 4 (6.78%) SSH
6 3 (5.08%) HTTP
6 3 (5.08%) SMTP
7 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 2 (3.39%) DKIM
7 2 (3.39%) DMARC
7 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.39%) Telnet
8 1 (1.69%) LTE
8 1 (1.69%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) HP UFT
1 7 (11.86%) TestDirector
1 7 (11.86%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Consultant
2 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Maximo Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) BSS Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) OSS Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Tester
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Service Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) XML
2 6 (10.17%) J2EE
3 5 (8.47%) CGI
4 3 (5.08%) LDAP
5 2 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) Kafka
5 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.69%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
6 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Clustering
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) CMDB
3 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.47%) PDA
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) DataPower
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Unix
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
5 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
6 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.56%) Solaris
8 7 (11.86%) AIX
8 7 (11.86%) Linux
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Service Management
3 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.56%) Migration
4 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Change Management
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.47%) DSDM
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.47%) Presales
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Service Design
8 4 (6.78%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (3.39%) High-Frequency Trading
9 2 (3.39%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) Perl
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) Degree
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (11.86%) MCITP
4 7 (11.86%) MCSA
4 7 (11.86%) MCSE
4 7 (11.86%) MCTS
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) Firmware
5 2 (3.39%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Tivoli
2 13 (22.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 10 (16.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (11.86%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
6 5 (8.47%) SCOM
7 2 (3.39%) HP ALM
7 2 (3.39%) Kibana
7 2 (3.39%) logstash
7 2 (3.39%) Nagios
7 2 (3.39%) OpenNMS
7 2 (3.39%) TADDM
8 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) McAfee
1 16 (27.12%) Remedy
2 15 (25.42%) IBM
3 12 (20.34%) Veritas
4 11 (18.64%) Citrix
4 11 (18.64%) HP
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.95%) VMware
6 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.17%) BMC
7 6 (10.17%) Cognos
8 5 (8.47%) Cramer
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle
9 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.39%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) Proofpoint
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.39%) Splunk