The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 53 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing OVSD 31 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 0.73% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 7.03% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.59% -39.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £137 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £240 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £165 £95
% change year-on-year
+92.12% +73.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.32%
OVSD
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
124 128 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.31% 10.40% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 32
Average daily rate £390 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £183 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OVSD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OVSD Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +20 26 £302 +70.14% 1
OVSD
South East

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 38 (97.44%) ITIL
1 38 (97.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (94.87%) SC Cleared
2 37 (94.87%) HP
3 33 (84.62%) Service Management
4 30 (76.92%) MS Office
5 23 (58.97%) DV Cleared
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
7 19 (48.72%) OpenView
7 19 (48.72%) Incident Management
8 18 (46.15%) ITSM
9 16 (41.03%) SLA
10 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
11 13 (33.33%) Matrix Management
12 11 (28.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.64%) VMware
13 10 (25.64%) Windows
14 9 (23.08%) SQL
14 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
14 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
15 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (17.95%) Change Control
15 7 (17.95%) NetApp
16 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (15.38%) PaaS
17 5 (12.82%) Lync
17 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) Lync
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (76.92%) MS Office
2 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
1 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Incident Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Incident Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) CMDB
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.26%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) ITIL
2 33 (84.62%) Service Management
3 19 (48.72%) Incident Management
4 18 (46.15%) ITSM
5 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
6 13 (33.33%) Matrix Management
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 7 (17.95%) Change Control
9 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.82%) CRM
10 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.26%) People Management
11 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
12 2 (5.13%) High Availability
12 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (5.13%) Transition Management
13 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (97.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (94.87%) SC Cleared
3 23 (58.97%) DV Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) NFS
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.13%) UAG
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) OpenView
2 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) HP
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) F5
6 3 (7.69%) Lumension
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