The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 71 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing OVSD 8 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 1.53% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.41% 11.52% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Median daily rate £270 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £140 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £433 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £277 £245
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50
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
85 165 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.11% 13.26% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 51
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +10.25%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OVSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 6 £145 -32.55%
OVSD
South East

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OVSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Service Management
1 16 (100.00%) ITSM
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) MS Office
4 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 12 (75.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
5 11 (68.75%) CentOS
5 11 (68.75%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) NFS
6 9 (56.25%) SCOM
6 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
6 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (56.25%) High Availability
6 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
7 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) VMware

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) CentOS
2 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) ITSM
1 16 (100.00%) Service Management
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
3 9 (56.25%) High Availability
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) SFIA
5 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (56.25%) NFS
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) arcserve
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam