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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 116 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing OpenView 3 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 2.48% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £182 £420 £275
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -20.00%
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
157 282 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.31% 11.02% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 100 102
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £157 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.50 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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
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 22 August 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
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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
Reading - - - - 1
OpenView
South East

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) WAP
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Radware
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Crossbeam
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) TACACS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCSP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Radware
2 2 (66.67%) Crossbeam
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) EMC