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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 65 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing OVSD 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.53% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.18% 8.33% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 2
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£265 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £137 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £370 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £245 £90
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +172.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
156 132 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.54% 10.20% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 17 £215 -29.79%
OVSD
South East

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (97.87%) Security Cleared
2 45 (95.74%) ITIL
2 45 (95.74%) HP
3 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
4 39 (82.98%) Service Management
5 36 (76.60%) MS Office
6 30 (63.83%) DV Cleared
7 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
8 24 (51.06%) ITSM
9 21 (44.68%) OpenView
9 21 (44.68%) Incident Management
10 18 (38.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (38.30%) SQL
11 17 (36.17%) SLA
12 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
12 16 (34.04%) ITIL V3
13 15 (31.91%) Data Analysis
14 13 (27.66%) Matrix Management
15 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
15 12 (25.53%) VMware
16 11 (23.40%) Windows
17 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
19 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
20 7 (14.89%) Change Control
20 7 (14.89%) NetApp
20 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
21 6 (12.77%) CRM
21 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
21 6 (12.77%) SQL Server

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.77%) Lync
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (76.60%) MS Office
2 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
1 4 (8.51%) iSCSI
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Military
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) Incident Manager
2 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Incident Manager
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) CentOS
4 4 (8.51%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) ITIL
2 39 (82.98%) Service Management
3 24 (51.06%) ITSM
4 21 (44.68%) Incident Management
5 16 (34.04%) ITIL V3
6 15 (31.91%) Data Analysis
7 13 (27.66%) Matrix Management
8 7 (14.89%) Change Control
9 6 (12.77%) CRM
10 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
11 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (6.38%) High Availability
12 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
13 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
13 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
13 2 (4.26%) People Management
14 1 (2.13%) Coaching
14 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (97.87%) Security Cleared
2 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
3 30 (63.83%) DV Cleared
4 18 (38.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) NFS
3 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.38%) UAG
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) OpenView
2 6 (12.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (10.64%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
4 2 (4.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) HP
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) Lumension