The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 509 508 414
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -94
Contract jobs citing OpenView 70 43 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.092% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.67% 1.28% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 64
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£275 £371 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £404 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £360 £245
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.29% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £9.65 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £10.85 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -33.87%
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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
North West +5 16 £110 -
South East -24 11 £325 +41.30% 1
North East -20 9 £250 -
London +3 8 £463 +23.74% 4
Yorkshire -7 8 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £370 -6.32%
South West -28 3 £275 -21.42% 2
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UK

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 139 (90.85%) HP
2 81 (52.94%) ITIL
3 49 (32.03%) Security Cleared
4 46 (30.07%) Windows
5 45 (29.41%) SLA
6 44 (28.76%) Oracle
7 41 (26.80%) SC Cleared
8 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
9 39 (25.49%) Middleware
10 37 (24.18%) MS Excel
11 34 (22.22%) IBM Notes
11 34 (22.22%) Lotus
12 33 (21.57%) MS Office
13 31 (20.26%) Cisco
13 31 (20.26%) Firewall
14 30 (19.61%) Service Management
15 29 (18.95%) Network Management
16 28 (18.30%) Finance
16 28 (18.30%) Linux
17 27 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (16.99%) SQL
19 24 (15.69%) Red Hat
19 24 (15.69%) VMware
20 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
20 23 (15.03%) MCP
20 23 (15.03%) SOA
21 22 (14.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
22 21 (13.73%) UNIX
22 21 (13.73%) Change Management
22 21 (13.73%) Problem Management

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 20 (13.07%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.80%) IIS
3 15 (9.80%) AquaLogic
4 13 (8.50%) Apache
5 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 33 (21.57%) MS Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.26%) Firewall
2 19 (12.42%) DNS
3 17 (11.11%) SAN
4 16 (10.46%) LDAP
5 14 (9.15%) VPN
6 13 (8.50%) DHCP
7 11 (7.19%) LAN
7 11 (7.19%) Internet
7 11 (7.19%) WAN
7 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.23%) TACACS
8 8 (5.23%) Network Security
8 8 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.58%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.58%) Nortel Alteon
9 7 (4.58%) Wireshark
9 7 (4.58%) SMS
9 7 (4.58%) tcpdump
9 7 (4.58%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (2.61%) MySQL
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Ant
2 4 (2.61%) Subversion
3 3 (1.96%) PVCS
3 3 (1.96%) MSI
3 3 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 20 (13.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.23%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.23%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (26.80%) Analyst
2 30 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 29 (18.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (11.11%) Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Architect
6 9 (5.88%) Capacity Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Administrator
8 7 (4.58%) Network Consultant
8 7 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Data Network Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) OSS Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (3.27%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.27%) Wintel Support
10 5 (3.27%) DBA
11 4 (2.61%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) Middleware
2 15 (9.80%) Java EE
3 8 (5.23%) Web Services
4 7 (4.58%) WAP
5 6 (3.92%) J2EE
6 5 (3.27%) JDBC
6 5 (3.27%) SOAP
6 5 (3.27%) JMS
6 5 (3.27%) JNDI
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.96%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.96%) XML
8 3 (1.96%) HTML
9 1 (0.65%) .NET
9 1 (0.65%) YAML
9 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.11%) Clustering
3 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.58%) User Experience
5 5 (3.27%) CMDB
6 3 (1.96%) AS400
6 3 (1.96%) Statistics
6 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.31%) CESG
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.31%) HACMP
7 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.65%) e-Health
8 1 (0.65%) SecurID
8 1 (0.65%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.07%) Windows
2 28 (18.30%) Linux
3 27 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (13.73%) UNIX
5 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.88%) Solaris
7 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.27%) AIX
9 2 (1.31%) VMS
9 2 (1.31%) MVS
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (52.94%) ITIL
2 30 (19.61%) Service Management
3 29 (18.95%) Network Management
4 23 (15.03%) SOA
5 21 (13.73%) Change Management
5 21 (13.73%) Problem Management
6 19 (12.42%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (8.50%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.54%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.54%) Performance Management
9 9 (5.88%) Fault Management
9 9 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (5.23%) Change Control
11 7 (4.58%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.92%) High Availability
12 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.92%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.27%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) SQL
2 20 (13.07%) Java
3 9 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 9 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (3.27%) Perl
5 4 (2.61%) PHP
6 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (32.03%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.80%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.03%) MCP
4 18 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (9.15%) CCNA
6 12 (7.84%) CCNP
7 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.54%) Degree
9 7 (4.58%) CCSA
9 7 (4.58%) CCSE
9 7 (4.58%) CCSP
10 3 (1.96%) MCSE
10 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.31%) CISM
11 2 (1.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.84%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.27%) NFS
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.65%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (8.50%) Tivoli
2 13 (8.50%) OVSD
3 11 (7.19%) HP SIM
4 9 (5.88%) Netcool
5 7 (4.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (4.58%) OPNET
6 6 (3.92%) Control-M
7 5 (3.27%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (3.27%) SCOM
8 4 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.61%) SCCM
8 4 (2.61%) Puppet
8 4 (2.61%) Legato
8 4 (2.61%) Nagios
8 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.61%) HP NNM
9 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 139 (90.85%) HP
2 44 (28.76%) Oracle
3 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.22%) Lotus
5 31 (20.26%) Cisco
6 24 (15.69%) Red Hat
6 24 (15.69%) VMware
7 19 (12.42%) Citrix
8 16 (10.46%) BMC
9 15 (9.80%) F5
10 11 (7.19%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.88%) EMC
11 9 (5.88%) Splunk
11 9 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.23%) IBM
13 7 (4.58%) Dell
13 7 (4.58%) Nortel
13 7 (4.58%) Radware
13 7 (4.58%) Crossbeam
14 6 (3.92%) Informatica