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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 115 126 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Contract jobs citing OpenView 8 5 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.19% 1.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.37% 1.85% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£510 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £350 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £425 £278
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +53.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
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
183 270 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.46% 10.47% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £37.50 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 £370 -
Reading - - - -
OpenView
South East

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (50.00%) Crossbeam
4 4 (50.00%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (50.00%) CCSA
4 4 (50.00%) CCSE
4 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (50.00%) Fault Management
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) SMS
4 4 (50.00%) WAP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Nortel
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Netcool
4 4 (50.00%) TACACS
4 4 (50.00%) Radware
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (50.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (50.00%) SMS
1 4 (50.00%) TACACS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) MVNO
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) OSS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) OpenView Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) eTOM
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) CCSA
2 4 (50.00%) CCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Netcool
2 2 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Nortel
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Radware
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Huawei
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) EMC