The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 81 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing OVSD 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.59% 0.72% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.80% 8.96% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £178 £294 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +19.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £279 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £309 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £95 £121
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -21.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +757.14%
Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
103 67 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.64% 8.01% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £27.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
OVSD
South East

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) ISO 14001
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) BS15000
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) MS Project
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco
9 1 (6.25%) CCNP
9 1 (6.25%) OpenView
9 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (18.75%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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