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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 499 478 411
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -67
Contract jobs citing OpenView 71 64 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 1.86% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 59
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £465 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £184 £294 £275
% change year-on-year
-37.44% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -21.42%
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3751 3450 3503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.60% 7.42% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 1980 1829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 157 159
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £40.76 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
London +15 33 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -20 15 £148 +63.88%
North West - 11 £100 - 1
South West - 5 £488 -
South East -26 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +5 2 - -
West Midlands - - - -
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OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 101 (90.18%) HP
2 50 (44.64%) Security Cleared
3 45 (40.18%) ITIL
4 40 (35.71%) Windows
5 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
5 37 (33.04%) SLA
6 35 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 34 (30.36%) MS Office
7 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.11%) OVSD
10 23 (20.54%) Finance
10 23 (20.54%) MCP
11 21 (18.75%) UNIX
12 20 (17.86%) Windows XP
12 20 (17.86%) Service Management
13 19 (16.96%) IBM
14 18 (16.07%) Cisco
14 18 (16.07%) Linux
14 18 (16.07%) SQL
15 17 (15.18%) DNS
15 17 (15.18%) Firewall
16 16 (14.29%) LAN
17 14 (12.50%) VPN
17 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 14 (12.50%) Remedy
18 12 (10.71%) McAfee
18 12 (10.71%) Internet
18 12 (10.71%) Lotus

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (10.71%) IBM Notes
1 12 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
2 34 (30.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) DNS
1 17 (15.18%) Firewall
2 16 (14.29%) LAN
3 14 (12.50%) VPN
4 12 (10.71%) Internet
5 10 (8.93%) SAN
5 10 (8.93%) WAN
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (7.14%) NAS
6 8 (7.14%) DHCP
6 8 (7.14%) HTTP
7 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.25%) Network Security
8 6 (5.36%) IPv4
9 4 (3.57%) SSL
9 4 (3.57%) IPsec
9 4 (3.57%) FTP
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.68%) Multicast
10 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) MySQL
3 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) JMeter
1 5 (4.46%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.68%) Maven
2 3 (2.68%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Selenium
2 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.68%) Hudson
2 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) MSI
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.04%) Back Office
5 6 (5.36%) Retail
6 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Local Government
7 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (45.54%) Analyst
2 29 (25.89%) Service Analyst
2 29 (25.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.14%) Consultant
3 8 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
4 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
4 6 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (4.46%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.46%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (3.57%) Capacity Manager
6 4 (3.57%) Network Consultant
7 3 (2.68%) Security Consultant
7 3 (2.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) J2EE
2 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) Java EE
4 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.89%) Servlets
4 1 (0.89%) Flash
4 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) AS400
1 10 (8.93%) Clustering
2 9 (8.04%) Statistics
3 8 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.14%) SecurID
3 8 (7.14%) VAX
4 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) CESG
5 3 (2.68%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.71%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) UNIX
3 20 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 18 (16.07%) Linux
5 10 (8.93%) Solaris
6 8 (7.14%) VMS
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.79%) MVS
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) Service Management
3 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.14%) Change Management
5 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.46%) Analytics
7 5 (4.46%) Network Management
7 5 (4.46%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.46%) Load Testing
7 5 (4.46%) Stress Testing
7 5 (4.46%) Volume Testing
7 5 (4.46%) Scalability Testing
8 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.57%) Quantitative Analysis
8 4 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.68%) Data Entry
9 3 (2.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) PHP
4 3 (2.68%) VBScript
5 2 (1.79%) Korn
5 2 (1.79%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (44.64%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 23 (20.54%) MCP
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (8.04%) MCDST
6 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.25%) CCNP
8 5 (4.46%) CCNA
9 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.79%) CISM
11 1 (0.89%) CCSA
11 1 (0.89%) CCSE
11 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.89%) CCSP
11 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (33.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) ISA Server
2 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) NFS
4 2 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (24.11%) OVSD
2 14 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (9.82%) HP SIM
4 10 (8.93%) Netcool
5 9 (8.04%) Tivoli
5 9 (8.04%) Control-M
6 8 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 8 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 8 (7.14%) Legato
6 8 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
6 8 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
7 7 (6.25%) Nagios
7 7 (6.25%) DameWare
7 7 (6.25%) SCCM
8 4 (3.57%) SCOM
8 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (2.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (90.18%) HP
2 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.96%) IBM
4 18 (16.07%) Cisco
5 14 (12.50%) Remedy
6 12 (10.71%) McAfee
6 12 (10.71%) Lotus
6 12 (10.71%) Oracle
7 10 (8.93%) Veritas
7 10 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.04%) F5
9 8 (7.14%) Wall Street Systems
10 7 (6.25%) VMware
11 6 (5.36%) Clearswift
11 6 (5.36%) Nokia
11 6 (5.36%) Citrix
11 6 (5.36%) Dell
12 5 (4.46%) EMC
13 3 (2.68%) JBoss
13 3 (2.68%) BMC
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