The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 68 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing OpenView 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 1.72% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.33% 18.31% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.72 £10.50 £10.83
% change year-on-year
+21.09% -3.00%
OpenView
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.49% 9.42% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 33
Average daily rate £444 £373 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% +10.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £110 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £37.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -32.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 2 - -
OpenView
North West

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
2 10 (90.91%) PMI
2 10 (90.91%) PMI Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) MCP
2 10 (90.91%) SLA
2 10 (90.91%) Mentoring
2 10 (90.91%) Coaching
2 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Coaching
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Mentoring
1 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
1 10 (90.91%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) MCP
1 10 (90.91%) PMI Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Veeam
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) VMware