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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 562 514 492
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -22
Contract jobs citing OpenView 28 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.78% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 22
Average daily rate
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£401 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £160 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £182 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -57.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.73% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £11.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+121.73% -34.28%
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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
4408 4052 3624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.31% 8.02% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2741 2404 2131
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 154 153
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
London -11 9 £438 +2.94%
South East -24 7 £208 -
North West -38 6 £450 +202.52%
North East -30 4 £263 +61.04%
East of England -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -29 1 £325 -
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OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (87.50%) HP
2 45 (43.27%) ITIL
3 39 (37.50%) Windows
4 33 (31.73%) VMware
5 32 (30.77%) DNS
6 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
7 28 (26.92%) Cisco
8 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
9 25 (24.04%) Linux
9 25 (24.04%) Firewall
10 23 (22.12%) SAN
11 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
12 21 (20.19%) UNIX
12 21 (20.19%) Oracle
12 21 (20.19%) Service Management
13 20 (19.23%) Finance
13 20 (19.23%) SLA
13 20 (19.23%) Middleware
14 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
14 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
15 18 (17.31%) WAN
15 18 (17.31%) DHCP
15 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
16 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (16.35%) SolarWinds
16 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
16 17 (16.35%) Veritas
16 17 (16.35%) MPLS
16 17 (16.35%) OSPF

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
1 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) AquaLogic
3 3 (2.88%) Lync
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.92%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.92%) SmartSockets
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.77%) DNS
2 25 (24.04%) Firewall
3 23 (22.12%) SAN
4 18 (17.31%) WAN
4 18 (17.31%) DHCP
5 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
5 17 (16.35%) MPLS
5 17 (16.35%) OSPF
5 17 (16.35%) BGP
6 16 (15.38%) LAN
7 15 (14.42%) 3G
7 15 (14.42%) 4G
8 14 (13.46%) LDAP
9 12 (11.54%) NAS
10 11 (10.58%) EIGRP
10 11 (10.58%) Wireless
10 11 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.62%) VRRP
11 10 (9.62%) HSRP
11 10 (9.62%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (4.81%) Ant
2 5 (4.81%) PVCS
2 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 2 (1.92%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.92%) Juju
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.62%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Architect
1 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Consultant
3 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (10.58%) Service Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Security Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) OSS Architect
5 9 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Incident Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) Middleware
2 7 (6.73%) J2EE
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) CSS
4 5 (4.81%) JDBC
4 5 (4.81%) SOAP
4 5 (4.81%) JMS
4 5 (4.81%) JNDI
5 2 (1.92%) Java EE
5 2 (1.92%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.92%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (1.92%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) .NET
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Clustering
2 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (8.65%) Replication
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) HACMP
6 4 (3.85%) PMI
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) CMDB
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.92%) Equities
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Windows
2 25 (24.04%) Linux
3 21 (20.19%) UNIX
4 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.73%) Solaris
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.85%) AIX
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.88%) HPUX
9 2 (1.92%) SUSE
9 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) ITIL
2 21 (20.19%) Service Management
3 14 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.46%) Problem Management
4 12 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.62%) Migration
5 10 (9.62%) Project Management
5 10 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (9.62%) High Availability
6 9 (8.65%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.65%) SOA
7 8 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Information Security
9 6 (5.77%) ETL
9 6 (5.77%) Coaching
10 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
2 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 15 (14.42%) SQL
4 13 (12.50%) Perl
5 10 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.73%) Java
7 5 (4.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (4.81%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.88%) VB
9 2 (1.92%) C-shell
9 2 (1.92%) Korn
10 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.58%) CCNA
5 7 (6.73%) MCP
5 7 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (6.73%) CCNP
6 6 (5.77%) PMI Certification
7 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.88%) CCSA
9 2 (1.92%) PMP
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.96%) RHCE
10 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.96%) HNC
10 1 (0.96%) MCSE
10 1 (0.96%) CISSP
10 1 (0.96%) CISM
10 1 (0.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.23%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (5.77%) NFS
5 5 (4.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.88%) UAG
6 3 (2.88%) Samba
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.92%) vCloud
7 2 (1.92%) KVM
7 2 (1.92%) Docker
7 2 (1.92%) LXC
8 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (14.42%) SCCM
2 12 (11.54%) OVSD
3 11 (10.58%) SCOM
4 10 (9.62%) HP NNM
4 10 (9.62%) Control-M
4 10 (9.62%) AirWatch
5 8 (7.69%) Puppet
5 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
6 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Cacti
8 5 (4.81%) Netcool
9 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Unicenter
10 3 (2.88%) Legato
11 2 (1.92%) OPNET
11 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 91 (87.50%) HP
2 33 (31.73%) VMware
3 28 (26.92%) Cisco
4 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.19%) Oracle
6 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
7 17 (16.35%) Veritas
7 17 (16.35%) SolarWinds
8 14 (13.46%) CheckPoint
9 11 (10.58%) Websense
9 11 (10.58%) Aruba
10 10 (9.62%) SevOne
10 10 (9.62%) IBM
11 9 (8.65%) Sun
11 9 (8.65%) Veeam
12 7 (6.73%) BMC
13 6 (5.77%) Citrix
13 6 (5.77%) Remedy
14 5 (4.81%) Informatica
14 5 (4.81%) Dell