Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 745 852
Rank change year-on-year +227 +107 -18
Contract jobs citing Netcool 45 70 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 33
Median daily rate £383 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £238 £313 £284
90th Percentile £452 £488 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +10.09% +2.19% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 -
% change year-on-year +0.56% - -

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 5,958 11,883 14,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 14.53% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,728 7,997 10,080
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 313 396
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £24.43 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.60% - +11.39%

Netcool
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Netcool.

Daily rate trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Netcool over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Netcool.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +246 35 £443 +8.59%
UK excluding London +223 29 £450 +10.09% 4
London +172 15 £275 -29.03%
Scotland +48 9 £320 -1.54% 4
East of England - 7 £450 -
North of England +132 6 £471 +214.00%
Work from Home - 6 £450 -
North West - 6 £471 -
South East +150 4 - -
Midlands +72 3 - -
West Midlands +58 3 - -

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 25 (55.56%) Perl
2 24 (53.33%) SNMP
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) SQL
5 18 (40.00%) Tivoli
5 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (35.56%) Migration
7 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (33.33%) IBM
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle
9 13 (28.89%) Python
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
10 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
10 12 (26.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (24.44%) HP
11 11 (24.44%) SCOM
11 11 (24.44%) Splunk
11 11 (24.44%) JIRA
12 10 (22.22%) Netcool/Webtop
12 10 (22.22%) Finance
12 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
12 10 (22.22%) Unix
12 10 (22.22%) SOAP
12 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
12 10 (22.22%) HP ALM
12 10 (22.22%) SDLC
12 10 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 8 (17.78%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) GCP
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) SNMP
2 9 (20.00%) FTP
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) BGP
5 5 (11.11%) MPLS
6 4 (8.89%) CTI
6 4 (8.89%) H.323
6 4 (8.89%) PBX
6 4 (8.89%) Skype
6 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.89%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Neo4j
1 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) JIRA
3 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 9 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (20.00%) StarTeam
5 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) Serena SBM
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) International Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Communications Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (17.78%) Kafka
3 5 (11.11%) CORBA
3 5 (11.11%) LDAP
4 4 (8.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.89%) IVR
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (22.22%) SDLC
4 8 (17.78%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) E-Discovery
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.89%) Runbook
8 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.44%) Network Management
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) Data Security
10 1 (2.22%) High Availability
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Perl
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Python
4 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.78%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) CCNP
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 12 (26.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 11 (24.44%) SCOM
4 10 (22.22%) HP ALM
4 10 (22.22%) Netcool/Webtop
5 8 (17.78%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) Control-M
7 1 (2.22%) Icinga
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) QRadar
7 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) IBM
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 11 (24.44%) HP
4 11 (24.44%) Splunk
5 8 (17.78%) AppDynamics
5 8 (17.78%) SevOne
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.89%) Avaya
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) VMware
9 1 (2.22%) Altiris
9 1 (2.22%) BMC
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
9 1 (2.22%) Qualys
9 1 (2.22%) Serena
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas