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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 510 485 413
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -72
Contract jobs citing OpenView 73 72 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 2.00% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 66
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£425 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £176 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £464 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £182 £420 £275
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 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 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -20.00%
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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
3928 3608 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 7.41% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2097 1892
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.06 £40.57 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +22 31 £450 +5.88% 2
East of England -26 12 - - 1
North West - 10 £135 - 1
South East -23 6 - - 3
South West - 6 £488 -
West Midlands -25 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
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OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 112 (87.50%) HP
2 52 (40.63%) ITIL
2 52 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 46 (35.94%) Windows
4 38 (29.69%) MS Excel
4 38 (29.69%) SLA
5 37 (28.91%) Active Directory
6 36 (28.13%) MS Office
7 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
8 32 (25.00%) OVSD
9 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.97%) Cisco
10 23 (17.97%) Windows XP
11 22 (17.19%) MCP
11 22 (17.19%) Linux
11 22 (17.19%) Firewall
11 22 (17.19%) Finance
12 20 (15.63%) UNIX
13 19 (14.84%) SQL
13 19 (14.84%) IBM
14 18 (14.06%) VPN
14 18 (14.06%) Service Management
15 17 (13.28%) DNS
15 17 (13.28%) LAN
16 15 (11.72%) Internet
17 14 (10.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.94%) Manufacturing
17 14 (10.94%) VMware
18 13 (10.16%) Telecoms

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.38%) IBM Notes
1 12 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.47%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) Apache
4 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 36 (28.13%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) Firewall
2 18 (14.06%) VPN
3 17 (13.28%) DNS
3 17 (13.28%) LAN
4 15 (11.72%) Internet
5 11 (8.59%) WAN
5 11 (8.59%) SAN
6 10 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (7.03%) NAS
8 8 (6.25%) DHCP
8 8 (6.25%) HTTP
8 8 (6.25%) Network Security
9 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.69%) IPv4
11 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.91%) SSL
12 4 (3.13%) ATM
12 4 (3.13%) FTP
12 4 (3.13%) IPsec
12 4 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) JMeter
1 5 (3.91%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.34%) Hudson
2 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.34%) Maven
2 3 (2.34%) Selenium
2 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Manufacturing
3 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.38%) Financial Institution
5 7 (5.47%) Back Office
6 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.13%) Banking
6 4 (3.13%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Analyst
2 31 (24.22%) Service Analyst
3 30 (23.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Consultant
5 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Capacity Manager
5 8 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (4.69%) Network Consultant
6 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 5 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (3.91%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.13%) Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (3.13%) J2EE
2 4 (3.13%) Java EE
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) WAP
4 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) Flash
4 1 (0.78%) Servlets
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) AS400
1 10 (7.81%) Clustering
1 10 (7.81%) Statistics
2 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.25%) SecurID
2 8 (6.25%) VAX
2 8 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.34%) CESG
3 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.34%) Replication
3 3 (2.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.94%) Windows
2 23 (17.97%) Windows XP
3 22 (17.19%) Linux
4 20 (15.63%) UNIX
5 11 (8.59%) Solaris
6 9 (7.03%) VMS
7 6 (4.69%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.56%) MVS
12 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Service Management
3 10 (7.81%) Network Management
3 10 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.25%) Change Management
5 8 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.47%) SOA
7 6 (4.69%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (3.91%) Analytics
8 5 (3.91%) Load Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Stress Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Volume Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Scalability Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.13%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.13%) Quantitative Analysis
9 4 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.91%) C#
3 5 (3.91%) Java
4 3 (2.34%) Perl
4 3 (2.34%) PHP
4 3 (2.34%) VBScript
5 2 (1.56%) Korn
5 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) MCP
4 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.81%) MCDST
6 9 (7.03%) CCNP
7 7 (5.47%) CCNA
8 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.56%) CISSP
9 2 (1.56%) CCSP
9 2 (1.56%) CCSA
9 2 (1.56%) CISM
9 2 (1.56%) Degree
9 2 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (28.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) ISA Server
4 5 (3.91%) NFS
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (25.00%) OVSD
2 14 (10.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (8.59%) HP SIM
3 11 (8.59%) Netcool
4 9 (7.03%) Tivoli
4 9 (7.03%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (7.03%) Control-M
5 8 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (6.25%) Tivoli NetView
5 8 (6.25%) Legato
5 8 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.25%) SCCM
6 7 (5.47%) DameWare
6 7 (5.47%) Nagios
7 4 (3.13%) HP NNM
7 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (3.13%) SCOM
8 3 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (87.50%) HP
2 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.97%) Cisco
4 19 (14.84%) IBM
5 14 (10.94%) VMware
6 13 (10.16%) Oracle
6 13 (10.16%) Remedy
6 13 (10.16%) McAfee
7 12 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.38%) Lotus
7 12 (9.38%) F5
8 10 (7.81%) Veritas
9 8 (6.25%) Citrix
9 8 (6.25%) Wall Street Systems
10 7 (5.47%) EMC
10 7 (5.47%) BMC
11 6 (4.69%) Clearswift
11 6 (4.69%) Dell
11 6 (4.69%) Nokia
11 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
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