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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Tivoli Netcool
UK
Rank 567 586 570
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Netcool 29 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.14% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 16
Median daily rate £365 £330 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -6.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £264 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £478 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £290 £358
% change year-on-year +25.86% -19.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4531 4903 4388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3031 3106 2595
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 132 167
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Netcool
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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Netcool in the UK

Netcool
Top 17 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 24 March 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 +34 29 £365 -23.15% 4
South East +26 12 £359 +5.35%
Hampshire +9 10 £359 +5.35%
North West - 7 £335 - 1
Hook +11 6 £350 -12.50%
Warwickshire - 5 £483 -
South West - 5 £135 -
West Midlands - 5 £483 -
Warwick - 4 £483 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £385 - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £325 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £345 - 1

Netcool
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) Windows
4 26 (38.81%) Solaris
4 26 (38.81%) IBM
5 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
6 24 (35.82%) Tivoli
7 23 (34.33%) Citrix
7 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (32.84%) Veritas
8 22 (32.84%) Clustering
9 21 (31.34%) AIX
10 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
10 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
13 17 (25.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 16 (23.88%) Oracle
14 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
15 15 (22.39%) ITIL
15 15 (22.39%) Java
15 15 (22.39%) Perl
15 15 (22.39%) SAN
15 15 (22.39%) DV Cleared
16 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (20.90%) SCOM
16 14 (20.90%) HP
16 14 (20.90%) CA
16 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
16 14 (20.90%) Service Management

Netcool
Top Related 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 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Maximo
2 3 (4.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) CloudSense
3 3 (4.48%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) SAN
2 10 (14.93%) IPsec
2 10 (14.93%) NAS
3 7 (10.45%) DNS
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) BGP
6 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.49%) Broadband
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) MPLS
6 1 (1.49%) OSPF
6 1 (1.49%) PBX
6 1 (1.49%) SNMP
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.46%) MS Access
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Billing
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) International Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Monitoring Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Maximo Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Maximo Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Management Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
8 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
1 6 (8.96%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) JMS
2 1 (1.49%) LAMP
2 1 (1.49%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Clustering
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.96%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) Windows
3 26 (38.81%) Solaris
4 21 (31.34%) AIX
5 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
8 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (19.40%) HPUX
10 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
13 3 (4.48%) Unix
14 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Change Management
2 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.90%) Service Management
3 10 (14.93%) Release Management
3 10 (14.93%) Server Building
3 10 (14.93%) Software Distribution
4 8 (11.94%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.45%) Software Asset Management
5 7 (10.45%) UML
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.96%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.46%) Smoke Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Statistics
8 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) Perl
3 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.96%) Bourne shell
4 6 (8.96%) Korn
4 6 (8.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) DV Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
5 7 (10.45%) MCITP
5 7 (10.45%) MCSA
5 7 (10.45%) MCSE
5 7 (10.45%) MCTS
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.96%) Degree
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) EMCIE
8 1 (1.49%) ISEB
8 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Tivoli
2 17 (25.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (20.90%) SCOM
4 8 (11.94%) Amdocs OSS
5 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (10.45%) IBM BigFix
5 7 (10.45%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (10.45%) NetBackup
6 6 (8.96%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (7.46%) Unicenter
8 4 (5.97%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
11 1 (1.49%) Icinga
11 1 (1.49%) logstash
11 1 (1.49%) Netcool/Webtop
11 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) IBM
2 23 (34.33%) Citrix
3 22 (32.84%) Veritas
4 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.88%) Oracle
6 14 (20.90%) CA
6 14 (20.90%) HP
7 9 (13.43%) Intel Security
7 9 (13.43%) Remedy
8 8 (11.94%) Cramer
8 8 (11.94%) ServiceNow
9 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
10 6 (8.96%) EMC
10 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (7.46%) BMC
11 5 (7.46%) Meridio
12 2 (2.99%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.99%) VMware
13 1 (1.49%) Cisco
13 1 (1.49%) Motorola
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