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 3 months to 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 581 605
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24  
Contract jobs citing Netcool 54 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 1.16% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 11
Median daily rate £350 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £294
% change year-on-year +12.90% +5.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.75 -
% change year-on-year -23.80% -  

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5099 6037 4815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.37% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3337 3886 2958
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 137 162
Median hourly rate £20.88 £29.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.46 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Netcool as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Netcool in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Netcool over the 3 months to 26 June 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

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Top 25 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 3 months to 26 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
England +40 51 £375 +14.50% 1
South East +27 38 £350 +3.70%
Hampshire +21 33 £338 -16.14%
Basingstoke -1 23 £305 -28.23%
Hook - 6 £363 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +79 5 £450 +45.16%
Tyne and Wear +76 5 £450 +45.16%
North East +71 5 £450 +45.16%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Renfrewshire +38 3 £254 -9.05%
Erskine +35 3 £254 -9.05%
Scotland +12 3 £254 -7.72%
Berkshire +2 3 £269 -15.34%
Bracknell -4 3 £269 -9.73%
Surrey - 2 £525 -
Warwick - 2 - -
South West - 2 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
Midlands - 1 £490 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
Bournemouth - 1 £450 -
London - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Netcool.

1 41 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.90%) Linux
3 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 30 (36.59%) ITIL
4 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.49%) Tivoli
6 24 (29.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (28.05%) Service Management
7 23 (28.05%) Oracle
7 23 (28.05%) Solaris
8 22 (26.83%) Windows
8 22 (26.83%) IBM
8 22 (26.83%) Citrix
9 21 (25.61%) Veritas
9 21 (25.61%) Clustering
9 21 (25.61%) DV Cleared
10 20 (24.39%) Remedy
11 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
11 19 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (21.95%) SAN
13 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
14 15 (18.29%) Project Management
14 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
14 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
14 15 (18.29%) ITIL V3
15 14 (17.07%) Remedy ITSM
15 14 (17.07%) SLA
15 14 (17.07%) BMC
15 14 (17.07%) HP
15 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003

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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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.32%) Apache
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (10.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) CloudSense
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) SAN
2 13 (15.85%) DNS
3 12 (14.63%) IPsec
3 12 (14.63%) NAS
4 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 7 (8.54%) SNMP
4 7 (8.54%) VPN
5 6 (7.32%) Firewall
6 5 (6.10%) BGP
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
6 5 (6.10%) MVNO
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.88%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.88%) NX-OS
7 4 (4.88%) TACACS
7 4 (4.88%) Telepresence
7 4 (4.88%) VoIP
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) DB2
4 6 (7.32%) MS Access
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.44%) MSI
3 1 (1.22%) FishEye
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Military
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Architect
2 13 (15.85%) Consultant
3 12 (14.63%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Service Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Maximo Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) OSS Architect
6 6 (7.32%) BSS Architect
6 6 (7.32%) ITIL Service Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Remedy Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Management Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Integration Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Telecoms Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) JMS
3 1 (1.22%) REST
3 1 (1.22%) SOAP
3 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Clustering
2 12 (14.63%) CMDB
3 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.54%) Fat Client
5 7 (8.54%) Thin Client
5 7 (8.54%) User Experience
6 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) PKI
9 1 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) Solaris
3 22 (26.83%) Windows
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.20%) AIX
6 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server
9 7 (8.54%) HPUX
10 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.88%) Unix
12 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
12 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) ITIL
2 23 (28.05%) Service Management
3 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.29%) ITIL V3
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
4 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) Change Management
5 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (14.63%) DSDM
5 12 (14.63%) Presales
5 12 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 12 (14.63%) Server Building
5 12 (14.63%) Software Distribution
6 11 (13.41%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.98%) Demand Management
7 9 (10.98%) Migration
7 9 (10.98%) Network Management
7 9 (10.98%) Task Automation
8 8 (9.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) Perl
3 8 (9.76%) Java
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.61%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (14.63%) Degree
5 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.88%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.66%) MCITP
7 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) MCTS
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) CCNA
9 1 (1.22%) EMCIE
9 1 (1.22%) ISEB
9 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
2 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) Tivoli
2 24 (29.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 8 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 8 (9.76%) SCOM
4 7 (8.54%) IBM BigFix
5 6 (7.32%) Unicenter
6 5 (6.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.88%) OpenView
8 3 (3.66%) Amdocs OSS
8 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.44%) logstash
9 2 (2.44%) Nagios
9 2 (2.44%) Puppet
10 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 22 (26.83%) Citrix
2 22 (26.83%) IBM
3 21 (25.61%) Veritas
4 20 (24.39%) Remedy
5 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.07%) BMC
6 14 (17.07%) HP
7 8 (9.76%) CA
7 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
8 7 (8.54%) EMC
9 6 (7.32%) Ericsson
9 6 (7.32%) Meridio
10 5 (6.10%) Cisco
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
11 4 (4.88%) NetApp
11 4 (4.88%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.66%) Motorola
12 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
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