The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 114 128 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -52
Contract jobs citing OpenView 10 3 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.12% 2.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.88% 1.21% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £325 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £404 £220
% change year-on-year
-59.62% +83.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £11.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+65.90% -18.51%
OpenView
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
205 247 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.12% 9.59% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 100
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Average hourly rate £27.83 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +18.97%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView across the Berkshire region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the Berkshire region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -4 4 £373 +14.61%
Reading +15 2 - -
OpenView
South East

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView.

1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Netcool
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (41.67%) Network Management
4 5 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Nortel
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) BMC
4 5 (41.67%) TACACS
4 5 (41.67%) Radware
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) SMS
4 5 (41.67%) WAP
4 5 (41.67%) CCSP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
4 5 (41.67%) Crossbeam
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) CCSA

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
1 5 (41.67%) TACACS
1 5 (41.67%) SMS
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
1 5 (41.67%) Nortel Alteon
2 4 (33.33%) 3G
2 4 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (33.33%) 4G
3 3 (25.00%) MVNO
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Broadband
3 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) OSS Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Data Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) eTOM
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCSP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) CCSA
2 5 (41.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Netcool
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Nortel
3 5 (41.67%) BMC
3 5 (41.67%) Radware
3 5 (41.67%) Crossbeam
4 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Huawei
4 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow