Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 799 811
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 -37
Contract jobs citing Netcool 68 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.082% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 46
UK median daily rate £380 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.57% +4.18%
10th Percentile £295 £211 £265
90th Percentile £549 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £310 £340
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.54% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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 11554 11638 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.01% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 7439 5986
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.35% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.30 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.87 £23.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -32.49% +23.49% -5.13%

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 18 November 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

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 18 November 2017. 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 +46 61 £360 -10.00% 1
UK excluding London +1 49 £360 +16.13% 1
South East +14 34 £360 +30.91% 1
London +6 18 £389 -8.59%
Midlands +31 7 £360 +30.91%
West Midlands +41 6 £273 -0.91%
Scotland -24 6 £413 +50.00%
North of England +52 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.71%) Oracle
3 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 26 (38.24%) Linux
4 25 (36.76%) Service Management
5 21 (30.88%) Remedy
5 21 (30.88%) ITIL
6 20 (29.41%) IBM
6 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 20 (29.41%) HP
7 19 (27.94%) Unix
7 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
7 19 (27.94%) Remedy ITSM
8 18 (26.47%) Solaris
9 17 (25.00%) BMC
9 17 (25.00%) ITIL V3
10 16 (23.53%) DV Cleared
10 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 16 (23.53%) Clustering
10 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.06%) NetBackup
11 15 (22.06%) McAfee
11 15 (22.06%) Windows XP
11 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
11 15 (22.06%) CMDB
12 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) SQL

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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SPSS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (8.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 6 (8.82%) VPN
3 4 (5.88%) MVNO
3 4 (5.88%) SNMP
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) Broadband
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) LTE
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) MRTG
4 2 (2.94%) SSH
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) Telnet
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.82%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) FishEye
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Consultant
1 11 (16.18%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Service Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Maximo Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Service Operations Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) BSS Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Clustering
2 15 (22.06%) CMDB
3 9 (13.24%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (10.29%) PKI
5 5 (7.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Unix
3 18 (26.47%) Solaris
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (22.06%) Windows XP
6 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Service Management
2 21 (30.88%) ITIL
3 17 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
6 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.24%) DSDM
7 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
7 9 (13.24%) Presales
7 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.29%) Capacity Management
8 7 (10.29%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.29%) Load Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 6 (8.82%) Demand Management
9 6 (8.82%) Network Architecture
9 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) C++
2 8 (11.76%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.29%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (4.41%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
2 7 (10.29%) QA
3 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (22.06%) NetBackup
3 12 (17.65%) Tivoli
4 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (11.76%) SCOM
5 7 (10.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (8.82%) MOM
6 6 (8.82%) Nagios
7 4 (5.88%) CFEngine
7 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (5.88%) logstash
7 4 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (5.88%) Puppet
7 4 (5.88%) WMI
8 2 (2.94%) Cacti
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.94%) Icinga
8 2 (2.94%) OpenView
9 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 21 (30.88%) Remedy
3 20 (29.41%) HP
3 20 (29.41%) IBM
4 17 (25.00%) BMC
5 15 (22.06%) McAfee
6 14 (20.59%) Citrix
7 13 (19.12%) Veritas
8 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.29%) CyberArk
10 6 (8.82%) Cognos
10 6 (8.82%) ILOG
11 4 (5.88%) Perforce
11 4 (5.88%) Splunk
11 4 (5.88%) Sybase
12 3 (4.41%) Cisco
13 2 (2.94%) Ericsson
13 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.94%) Motorola
13 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds