The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Cheshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 60 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenView 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% - 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.70% - 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £184 £294 £275
% change year-on-year
-37.44% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
63 71 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 9.56% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 48
Average daily rate £245 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.59% +15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +226.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
OpenView
North West

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Warrington - 8 £100 -
OpenView
North West

OpenView
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) MCP
1 12 (100.00%) SLA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Service Management
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Lotus
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Intranet
4 3 (25.00%) Back Office
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCP
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Lotus