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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 498 499 434
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -65
Contract jobs citing OpenView 66 47 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.73% 1.41% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £343 £135
% change year-on-year
-6.56% +153.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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
3822 3343 2630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 7.31% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 1892 1502
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 £263 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 154 179
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 15 £110 -
South East -19 15 £326 -20.90% 6
East of England +10 10 £525 +337.50% 1
London -24 10 £525 +31.25% 5
Yorkshire -5 8 £350 -12.50% 1
North East +2 5 £250 -
South West -22 1 £250 -37.50%
OpenView
UK

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 130 (92.20%) HP
2 83 (58.87%) ITIL
3 57 (40.43%) SLA
4 49 (34.75%) Security Cleared
5 46 (32.62%) SC Cleared
5 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
6 44 (31.21%) Service Management
7 43 (30.50%) Windows
7 43 (30.50%) MS Office
8 39 (27.66%) Oracle
8 39 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 36 (25.53%) IBM Notes
9 36 (25.53%) Lotus
10 31 (21.99%) Middleware
11 30 (21.28%) Linux
12 28 (19.86%) Finance
13 26 (18.44%) MCP
13 26 (18.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 23 (16.31%) SQL
14 23 (16.31%) Cisco
15 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (14.89%) Network Management
17 20 (14.18%) Java
17 20 (14.18%) Change Management
17 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
18 19 (13.48%) Red Hat
19 18 (12.77%) UNIX
19 18 (12.77%) LDAP
19 18 (12.77%) SOA
19 18 (12.77%) OVSD

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (25.53%) IBM Notes
2 17 (12.06%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.35%) AquaLogic
4 13 (9.22%) IIS
5 10 (7.09%) Apache
6 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
2 43 (30.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) LDAP
2 17 (12.06%) Firewall
3 15 (10.64%) SAN
4 14 (9.93%) DNS
5 12 (8.51%) DHCP
6 11 (7.80%) Internet
7 9 (6.38%) VPN
8 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (4.26%) TACACS
10 6 (4.26%) WAN
11 5 (3.55%) LAN
11 5 (3.55%) SMS
11 5 (3.55%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.55%) Nortel Alteon
11 5 (3.55%) Wireshark
11 5 (3.55%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (3.55%) Network Security
11 5 (3.55%) tcpdump
11 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (2.84%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.42%) HBase
4 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Ant
2 7 (4.96%) Subversion
3 6 (4.26%) PVCS
4 2 (1.42%) MSI
4 2 (1.42%) Maven
4 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.96%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Billing
4 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.13%) French Language
4 3 (2.13%) German Language
5 2 (1.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (32.62%) Analyst
2 34 (24.11%) Service Analyst
3 33 (23.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (10.64%) Consultant
5 10 (7.09%) Administrator
6 8 (5.67%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Incident Manager
7 7 (4.96%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) Architect
8 6 (4.26%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.26%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Wintel Support
9 5 (3.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) DBA
10 4 (2.84%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (2.84%) Network Manager
10 4 (2.84%) OSS Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.99%) Middleware
2 10 (7.09%) Java EE
3 9 (6.38%) J2EE
4 8 (5.67%) Web Services
5 6 (4.26%) JDBC
5 6 (4.26%) SOAP
5 6 (4.26%) JMS
5 6 (4.26%) JNDI
6 5 (3.55%) WAP
7 3 (2.13%) XML
7 3 (2.13%) HTML
8 2 (1.42%) Spring
8 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.42%) Kafka
9 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.93%) Clustering
3 13 (9.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) CMDB
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) User Experience
5 5 (3.55%) Replication
6 4 (2.84%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.84%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.84%) EMC Centera
6 4 (2.84%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.42%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.42%) AS400
7 2 (1.42%) NHS
7 2 (1.42%) HACMP
7 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) e-Health
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.50%) Windows
2 30 (21.28%) Linux
3 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.77%) UNIX
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.26%) Solaris
8 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.84%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.84%) HPUX
9 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.42%) MVS
10 2 (1.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.71%) VMS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.87%) ITIL
2 44 (31.21%) Service Management
3 21 (14.89%) Network Management
4 20 (14.18%) Change Management
4 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
5 18 (12.77%) SOA
6 16 (11.35%) Incident Management
7 14 (9.93%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (7.80%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.67%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.67%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (5.67%) Performance Management
9 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.96%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.96%) High Availability
10 7 (4.96%) Migration
10 7 (4.96%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.31%) SQL
2 20 (14.18%) Java
3 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.13%) PHP
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (34.75%) Security Cleared
2 46 (32.62%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.44%) MCP
4 15 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.09%) CCNA
6 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.38%) Degree
7 8 (5.67%) CCNP
8 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.55%) CCSA
9 5 (3.55%) CCSE
9 5 (3.55%) CCSP
10 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.13%) CISM
11 3 (2.13%) MCSE
11 3 (2.13%) CISSP
12 1 (0.71%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (40.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.42%) HDFS
6 2 (1.42%) NFS
6 2 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.71%) Firmware
7 1 (0.71%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 26 (18.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (12.77%) OVSD
3 10 (7.09%) Tivoli
4 9 (6.38%) HP SIM
5 7 (4.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (4.26%) Netcool
7 5 (3.55%) Nagios
7 5 (3.55%) OPNET
8 4 (2.84%) Puppet
8 4 (2.84%) SCOM
9 3 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.13%) Legato
9 3 (2.13%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (2.13%) Control-M
10 2 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.42%) Ambari
10 2 (1.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 130 (92.20%) HP
2 39 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.66%) Oracle
3 36 (25.53%) Lotus
4 23 (16.31%) Cisco
5 19 (13.48%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.35%) Citrix
7 13 (9.22%) VMware
7 13 (9.22%) Splunk
8 12 (8.51%) F5
8 12 (8.51%) BMC
9 10 (7.09%) EMC
10 9 (6.38%) IBM
11 8 (5.67%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.96%) Informatica
13 5 (3.55%) Nortel
13 5 (3.55%) Sun
13 5 (3.55%) Remedy
13 5 (3.55%) Radware
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