The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 24 April 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 England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 526 441 426
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenView 38 75 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 2.63% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 55
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £94 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £558 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £331 £275
% change year-on-year
-28.30% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.65 £24.34 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.23% +131.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £12.35 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £72.60 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.65 £24.34 £11.52
% change year-on-year
-56.23% +111.33%
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3673 2847 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.39% 6.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 1651 1885
Average daily rate £395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 144
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
OpenView
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OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -30 11 £463 +12.12% 2
East of England -25 8 £90 +5.88% 3
North East - 6 £223 -
South East -10 5 £338 -8.47%
North West -22 5 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
OpenView
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OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 82 (93.18%) HP
2 41 (46.59%) Windows
3 40 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 38 (43.18%) ITIL
5 32 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
7 26 (29.55%) OVSD
7 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
8 22 (25.00%) SLA
9 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.73%) Cisco
11 19 (21.59%) MS Office
11 19 (21.59%) SQL
12 17 (19.32%) MCP
13 14 (15.91%) UNIX
13 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
14 13 (14.77%) Service Management
15 12 (13.64%) Finance
15 12 (13.64%) VMware
15 12 (13.64%) LAN
16 11 (12.50%) DNS
16 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
16 11 (12.50%) IIS
16 11 (12.50%) McAfee
16 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
17 10 (11.36%) SCCM
17 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) LAN
2 11 (12.50%) DNS
3 10 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (10.23%) Network Security
4 9 (10.23%) Firewall
5 7 (7.95%) Internet
5 7 (7.95%) SNMP
5 7 (7.95%) WAN
6 6 (6.82%) DHCP
6 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.82%) VPN
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.68%) IPv4
8 3 (3.41%) SAN
8 3 (3.41%) LDAP
8 3 (3.41%) Intranet
9 2 (2.27%) NAS
9 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.27%) MPLS
9 2 (2.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.27%) ReportNet
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 4 (4.55%) JMeter
2 2 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.09%) Back Office
4 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.14%) Local Government
7 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Service Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Network Consultant
5 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.27%) IT Technician
9 2 (2.27%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) J2EE
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
3 1 (1.14%) Servlets
3 1 (1.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.68%) Statistics
3 4 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.55%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) UNIX
3 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.23%) Linux
6 7 (7.95%) Solaris
6 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.68%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) ITIL
2 13 (14.77%) Service Management
3 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.68%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (5.68%) ITIL V3
3 5 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.55%) Network Management
4 4 (4.55%) Analytics
4 4 (4.55%) Project Management
4 4 (4.55%) Load Testing
4 4 (4.55%) Stress Testing
4 4 (4.55%) Volume Testing
4 4 (4.55%) Scalability Testing
4 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.41%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (3.41%) Use Case
5 3 (3.41%) Change Management
5 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) VB
4 4 (4.55%) C#
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) C
5 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) Korn
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 17 (19.32%) MCP
4 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.23%) MCDST
6 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.68%) CCNP
8 3 (3.41%) CCNA
8 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
10 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.14%) PMP
10 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.41%) NFS
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) OVSD
2 10 (11.36%) SCCM
3 7 (7.95%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (7.95%) HP NNM
3 7 (7.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.82%) DameWare
4 6 (6.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (6.82%) HP SIM
4 6 (6.82%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.68%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (4.55%) MOM
6 4 (4.55%) Cacti
7 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.27%) Legato
7 2 (2.27%) Netcool
7 2 (2.27%) OVIS
Vendors
1 82 (93.18%) HP
2 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.73%) Cisco
4 12 (13.64%) VMware
5 11 (12.50%) McAfee
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle
7 8 (9.09%) F5
8 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.82%) Symantec
9 6 (6.82%) IBM
9 6 (6.82%) Citrix
9 6 (6.82%) BMC
9 6 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.68%) Nokia
10 5 (5.68%) Clearswift
10 5 (5.68%) OPNET
10 5 (5.68%) Lotus
11 4 (4.55%) EMC
12 3 (3.41%) Juniper
12 3 (3.41%) Veritas
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