Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 778 785
Rank change year-on-year -40 +7 -29
Contract jobs citing Netcool 52 66 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.068% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.64% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 46
UK median daily rate £360 £345 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.85% +1.88%
10th Percentile £260 £217 £291
90th Percentile £612 £473 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - £28.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.93

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 11,401 10,334 9,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.47% 10.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,787 6,588 5,668
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 250 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.01 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% +2.63% -7.32%

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 20 January 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 9 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 20 January 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 +2 52 £360 -14.29% 6
UK excluding London -20 33 £360 +9.09% 4
South East -9 28 £360 +30.91% 3
London -12 19 £269 -36.71% 2
North of England +26 3 £450 +14.65% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £273 -38.59%
Midlands -2 2 £273 -39.44%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West -4 1 £450 +7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 29 (55.77%) Unix
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 21 (40.38%) IBM
3 21 (40.38%) HP
3 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (36.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
5 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
5 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
5 19 (36.54%) Telecoms
5 19 (36.54%) Clustering
5 19 (36.54%) NetBackup
5 19 (36.54%) DV Cleared
5 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
6 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (34.62%) McAfee
6 18 (34.62%) ITIL
6 18 (34.62%) Solaris
7 15 (28.85%) Oracle
8 14 (26.92%) Remedy
8 14 (26.92%) Service Management
9 13 (25.00%) Citrix
9 13 (25.00%) Veritas
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (19.23%) Tivoli
10 10 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL V3
11 9 (17.31%) BMC

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 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
1 4 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) BGP
3 2 (3.85%) Broadband
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) MPLS
3 2 (3.85%) MRTG
3 2 (3.85%) SNMP
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Telnet
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) MVNO
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 19 (36.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Military
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Consultant
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Service Operations Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) BSS Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) J2EE
3 5 (9.62%) CGI
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) LAMP
4 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) CMDB
3 6 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Unix
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
4 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
5 18 (34.62%) Solaris
5 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.54%) Linux
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.85%) CentOS
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Service Management
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.85%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps
6 2 (3.85%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) NetBackup
1 19 (36.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (19.23%) Tivoli
3 8 (15.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 6 (11.54%) MOM
5 4 (7.69%) Nagios
6 2 (3.85%) Cacti
6 2 (3.85%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.85%) Icinga
6 2 (3.85%) logstash
6 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.85%) Puppet
6 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.92%) Graphite
7 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) SCOM
7 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) HP
1 21 (40.38%) IBM
2 18 (34.62%) McAfee
3 15 (28.85%) Oracle
4 14 (26.92%) Remedy
5 13 (25.00%) Citrix
5 13 (25.00%) Veritas
6 9 (17.31%) BMC
7 5 (9.62%) Cognos
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco
8 3 (5.77%) Cramer
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) ILOG
9 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.85%) Splunk
10 1 (1.92%) CA
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.92%) NetApp