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 28 January 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 504 487 427
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -60
Contract jobs citing OpenView 53 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 1.60% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 56
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £300 £135
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +122.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.83 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -27.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £10.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -27.83%
OpenView
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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
3760 3255 2739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.30% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2307 1921 1507
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 133 203
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.98 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +9 15 £110 -
East of England +4 11 £519 +332.29% 1
London 0 7 £488 +21.87% 4
Yorkshire -4 6 £350 -12.50%
South East -14 6 £325 - 1
North East -8 5 £250 -
West Midlands +1 3 - -
South West -19 3 £275 -21.42% 1
OpenView
UK

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (90.58%) HP
2 74 (53.62%) ITIL
3 45 (32.61%) SLA
4 42 (30.43%) Windows
5 41 (29.71%) Oracle
6 40 (28.99%) Security Cleared
7 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
8 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
8 37 (26.81%) Middleware
9 35 (25.36%) MS Office
9 35 (25.36%) SC Cleared
10 34 (24.64%) IBM Notes
10 34 (24.64%) Lotus
11 31 (22.46%) Service Management
12 27 (19.57%) Linux
12 27 (19.57%) Cisco
13 26 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (18.12%) Network Management
15 24 (17.39%) MCP
15 24 (17.39%) Finance
16 23 (16.67%) Firewall
16 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 23 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 22 (15.94%) Java
18 21 (15.22%) SQL
19 20 (14.49%) SOA
19 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
20 19 (13.77%) VMware
20 19 (13.77%) WebLogic
20 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (24.64%) IBM Notes
2 19 (13.77%) WebLogic
3 15 (10.87%) AquaLogic
4 14 (10.14%) IIS
5 12 (8.70%) Apache
6 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.72%) Lync
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 35 (25.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) DNS
3 14 (10.14%) LDAP
4 13 (9.42%) VPN
4 13 (9.42%) Internet
4 13 (9.42%) SAN
5 12 (8.70%) DHCP
6 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (5.07%) TACACS
8 6 (4.35%) LAN
8 6 (4.35%) SMS
8 6 (4.35%) WAN
8 6 (4.35%) BIG-IP
8 6 (4.35%) Nortel Alteon
8 6 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (4.35%) Network Security
8 6 (4.35%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.62%) MySQL
4 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.45%) Big Data
6 2 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Ant
2 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.17%) PVCS
4 2 (1.45%) MSI
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.97%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Billing
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) French Language
6 2 (1.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Analyst
2 33 (23.91%) Service Analyst
3 32 (23.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Consultant
5 10 (7.25%) Administrator
5 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.07%) Network Consultant
6 7 (5.07%) Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Capacity Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Data Network Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Wintel Support
8 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) DBA
9 4 (2.90%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.90%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.81%) Middleware
2 14 (10.14%) Java EE
3 7 (5.07%) Web Services
4 6 (4.35%) WAP
4 6 (4.35%) J2EE
5 5 (3.62%) JNDI
5 5 (3.62%) JDBC
5 5 (3.62%) SOAP
5 5 (3.62%) JMS
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.17%) HTML
6 3 (2.17%) XML
7 2 (1.45%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.45%) Kafka
8 1 (0.72%) YAML
8 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) Clustering
3 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.07%) User Experience
5 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.62%) CMDB
7 2 (1.45%) HACMP
7 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.45%) NHS
7 2 (1.45%) AS400
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.72%) Statistics
8 1 (0.72%) e-Health
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.43%) Windows
2 27 (19.57%) Linux
3 26 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (12.32%) UNIX
5 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.25%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.07%) Solaris
8 4 (2.90%) AIX
9 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.45%) MVS
10 2 (1.45%) VMS
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.62%) ITIL
2 31 (22.46%) Service Management
3 25 (18.12%) Network Management
4 20 (14.49%) SOA
4 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
5 18 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (12.32%) Change Management
7 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.25%) Performance Management
8 8 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.80%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.80%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.80%) Fault Management
9 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.35%) Change Control
10 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.35%) High Availability
11 5 (3.62%) CRM
12 4 (2.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) Java
2 21 (15.22%) SQL
3 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.90%) Perl
6 4 (2.90%) PHP
7 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.17%) C
7 3 (2.17%) Python
8 2 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.36%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.39%) MCP
4 16 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.70%) CCNA
6 10 (7.25%) Degree
6 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.52%) CCNP
8 6 (4.35%) CCSP
8 6 (4.35%) CCSA
8 6 (4.35%) CCSE
9 3 (2.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) MCDST
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (32.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.97%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.17%) NFS
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.45%) HDFS
7 1 (0.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (10.14%) OVSD
3 11 (7.97%) Tivoli
4 9 (6.52%) HP SIM
5 7 (5.07%) OPNET
5 7 (5.07%) Netcool
5 7 (5.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (3.62%) Puppet
6 5 (3.62%) Nagios
7 4 (2.90%) Control-M
7 4 (2.90%) SCOM
8 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (2.17%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.17%) Legato
8 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 125 (90.58%) HP
2 41 (29.71%) Oracle
3 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.64%) Lotus
5 27 (19.57%) Cisco
6 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 19 (13.77%) VMware
8 15 (10.87%) Citrix
9 14 (10.14%) F5
10 12 (8.70%) BMC
11 10 (7.25%) Splunk
12 9 (6.52%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
14 7 (5.07%) EMC
15 6 (4.35%) Radware
15 6 (4.35%) Nortel
15 6 (4.35%) Informatica
15 6 (4.35%) IBM
15 6 (4.35%) Crossbeam
16 4 (2.90%) NetApp