The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opsware over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opsware
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opsware 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 333 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.36% 42.42% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 154
Average daily rate £439 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +66.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Opsware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Opsware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Opsware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Opsware Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 12 (92.31%) CMDB
2 11 (84.62%) Network Management
2 11 (84.62%) NetScout
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (61.54%) CCIE
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) CCNA
5 8 (61.54%) HP NNM
5 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (53.85%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) SNMP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Opsware 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 Opsware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Network Management
2 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (53.85%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) CCIE
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) NetScout
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) HP