The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 593 529 558
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +29
Contract jobs citing OpenView 37 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 1.83% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 16
Median daily rate £500 £356 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £247 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £19.36 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.50 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.67 £22.70 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.36 £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+43.38% +12.50%
OpenView
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5114 4144 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.04% 8.19% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3284 2542 2268
Median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 187 154
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenView as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenView
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

OpenView Hourly Rate Histogram in England

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
London -3 19 £500 +25.00%
North East -27 11 £264 +5.60%
South East -30 3 £513 +56.48% 1
North West -11 2 - -
East of England +4 1 £700 +66.66%
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
OpenView
UK

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView 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 England region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 60 (86.96%) HP
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
3 30 (43.48%) VMware
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.99%) ITIL
5 20 (28.99%) Oracle
5 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
6 17 (24.64%) Finance
7 16 (23.19%) Firewall
7 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (23.19%) Linux
8 15 (21.74%) Cisco
8 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (18.84%) CCNA
9 13 (18.84%) Unix
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) Clustering
9 13 (18.84%) Network Management
10 12 (17.39%) F5
10 12 (17.39%) Degree
10 12 (17.39%) CCNP
10 12 (17.39%) SAN
10 12 (17.39%) Middleware
11 11 (15.94%) Control-M
11 11 (15.94%) BMC
11 11 (15.94%) Internet
12 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.04%) Sun
13 9 (13.04%) RIP
13 9 (13.04%) LAN

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.35%) iPlanet
4 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) SAS
5 2 (2.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Heroku
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) SAN
3 11 (15.94%) Internet
4 9 (13.04%) BGP
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (13.04%) EIGRP
4 9 (13.04%) LAN
4 9 (13.04%) MPLS
4 9 (13.04%) OSPF
4 9 (13.04%) RIP
4 9 (13.04%) Wireless
5 7 (10.14%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) NAS
6 6 (8.70%) VPN
7 5 (7.25%) DHCP
7 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.25%) LDAP
8 4 (5.80%) SMTP
9 3 (4.35%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.90%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) MSI
3 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) German Language
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Administrator
2 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Support
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Network Support
4 8 (11.59%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Middleware
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) JMS
2 4 (5.80%) SOAP
3 3 (4.35%) J2EE
3 3 (4.35%) JSP
3 3 (4.35%) Kafka
4 2 (2.90%) ISPF
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Clustering
2 8 (11.59%) e-Health
2 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.14%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.80%) AS400
5 4 (5.80%) CMDB
5 4 (5.80%) Tandem
6 3 (4.35%) PMI
6 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 3 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.90%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.90%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.90%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.90%) Replication
7 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 13 (18.84%) Unix
4 6 (8.70%) Solaris
5 4 (5.80%) AIX
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.45%) CatOS
7 1 (1.45%) HPUX
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Network Management
3 9 (13.04%) Open Source
3 9 (13.04%) Service Management
4 7 (10.14%) Analytics
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) ITSM
5 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) High Availability
6 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.80%) Application Packaging
7 4 (5.80%) DoDAF
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) SAP Security
7 4 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.14%) VBScript
4 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) JCL
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.84%) CCNA
4 12 (17.39%) CCNP
4 12 (17.39%) Degree
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (11.59%) MCP
6 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.25%) MCSE
8 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) MCDBA
9 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.90%) HND
11 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.45%) CCSP
11 1 (1.45%) MCTS
11 1 (1.45%) RHCA
11 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
3 4 (5.80%) vCloud
4 3 (4.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (2.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (2.90%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.45%) Samba
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Control-M
2 8 (11.59%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (11.59%) OVSD
3 7 (10.14%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.80%) HP SIM
5 4 (5.80%) Perfmon
5 4 (5.80%) SCCM
5 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.35%) Nagios
6 3 (4.35%) OpenNMS
6 3 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.90%) Puppet
7 2 (2.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 60 (86.96%) HP
2 30 (43.48%) VMware
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) Cisco
6 12 (17.39%) F5
7 11 (15.94%) BMC
8 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.04%) Sun
9 8 (11.59%) NetQoS
10 7 (10.14%) Citrix
11 6 (8.70%) Lotus
11 6 (8.70%) Splunk
11 6 (8.70%) Veritas
12 5 (7.25%) IBM
12 5 (7.25%) SAP
13 4 (5.80%) EMC
13 4 (5.80%) NetApp
13 4 (5.80%) StorageTek
14 3 (4.35%) Brocade