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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 491 505 386
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -119
Contract jobs citing OpenView 88 42 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.089% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 1.25% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 60
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£350 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £404 £220
% change year-on-year
-59.62% +83.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 14
Average hourly rate £18.25 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £11.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+65.90% -18.51%
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
4229 3358 3241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 7.10% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2611 2090 1735
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 156 182
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.33 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +18.97%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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
East of England -6 17 £110 -8.33% 1
South East -19 14 £408 -1.21% 2
North West - 14 £110 -
London +1 13 £425 +21.42% 7
West Midlands -9 9 £370 -9.75%
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
OpenView
UK

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 145 (91.19%) HP
2 75 (47.17%) ITIL
3 56 (35.22%) Security Cleared
4 52 (32.70%) SLA
5 47 (29.56%) Windows
6 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
7 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
8 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
9 39 (24.53%) Oracle
9 39 (24.53%) MS Office
10 35 (22.01%) Finance
10 35 (22.01%) Middleware
11 34 (21.38%) Firewall
12 33 (20.75%) Linux
13 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
14 31 (19.50%) Cisco
14 31 (19.50%) Lotus
14 31 (19.50%) IBM Notes
15 29 (18.24%) UNIX
16 26 (16.35%) MCP
16 26 (16.35%) Service Management
16 26 (16.35%) OVSD
17 25 (15.72%) SQL
17 25 (15.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (14.47%) Telecoms
19 22 (13.84%) DNS
19 22 (13.84%) Red Hat
19 22 (13.84%) IBM
19 22 (13.84%) Network Management
20 21 (13.21%) SAN

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (19.50%) IBM Notes
2 17 (10.69%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.43%) Apache
4 14 (8.81%) IIS
5 12 (7.55%) AquaLogic
6 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.52%) JBoss
7 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 39 (24.53%) MS Office
3 6 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.38%) Firewall
2 22 (13.84%) DNS
3 21 (13.21%) SAN
4 20 (12.58%) VPN
5 16 (10.06%) Internet
6 14 (8.81%) LDAP
6 14 (8.81%) LAN
7 11 (6.92%) WAN
8 10 (6.29%) DHCP
8 10 (6.29%) NAS
9 7 (4.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (4.40%) Network Security
9 7 (4.40%) HTTP
9 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.77%) TACACS
10 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.14%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (3.14%) Wireshark
11 5 (3.14%) tcpdump
11 5 (3.14%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) Oracle Database
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) MySQL
3 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Ant
2 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.89%) Selenium
2 3 (1.89%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.89%) Hudson
2 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Maven
2 3 (1.89%) MSI
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.63%) JMeter
3 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (22.01%) Finance
2 23 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.55%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Billing
6 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 3 (1.89%) Back Office
7 2 (1.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (33.96%) Analyst
2 36 (22.64%) Service Analyst
3 35 (22.01%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (8.81%) Consultant
5 10 (6.29%) Network Engineer
5 10 (6.29%) Architect
6 9 (5.66%) Capacity Manager
6 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (3.14%) OSS Architect
9 5 (3.14%) Data Network Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Wintel Support
9 5 (3.14%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.14%) DBA
9 5 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.01%) Middleware
2 12 (7.55%) Java EE
3 7 (4.40%) Web Services
4 5 (3.14%) J2EE
4 5 (3.14%) SOAP
4 5 (3.14%) WAP
5 4 (2.52%) JMS
5 4 (2.52%) JDBC
5 4 (2.52%) JNDI
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.89%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.26%) .NET
8 1 (0.63%) YAML
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Clustering
2 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.55%) AS400
5 8 (5.03%) SecurID
5 8 (5.03%) VAX
5 8 (5.03%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.40%) Statistics
6 7 (4.40%) User Experience
7 5 (3.14%) CMDB
7 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.14%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.89%) CESG
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) HACMP
9 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.63%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.56%) Windows
2 33 (20.75%) Linux
3 29 (18.24%) UNIX
4 25 (15.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.32%) Solaris
6 16 (10.06%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.66%) VMS
8 5 (3.14%) AIX
9 4 (2.52%) MVS
10 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.17%) ITIL
2 26 (16.35%) Service Management
3 22 (13.84%) Network Management
4 20 (12.58%) SOA
5 19 (11.95%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.06%) Change Management
7 15 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (9.43%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.29%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.29%) Performance Management
10 9 (5.66%) ITIL V3
10 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.40%) Capacity Management
11 7 (4.40%) Fault Management
11 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.77%) CRM
12 6 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.72%) SQL
2 17 (10.69%) Java
3 7 (4.40%) Perl
4 6 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.52%) PHP
5 4 (2.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (1.89%) C
7 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.26%) Korn
7 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (35.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.35%) MCP
4 15 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.92%) CCNP
6 11 (6.92%) CCNA
7 8 (5.03%) Degree
8 6 (3.77%) MCDST
9 5 (3.14%) CCSE
9 5 (3.14%) CCSA
9 5 (3.14%) CCSP
10 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.26%) CISSP
11 2 (1.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (32.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.92%) Terminal Services
4 8 (5.03%) NFS
5 4 (2.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.89%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (16.35%) OVSD
2 21 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (11.95%) Tivoli
3 19 (11.95%) HP SIM
4 15 (9.43%) Netcool
5 12 (7.55%) Control-M
6 11 (6.92%) NetBackup
6 11 (6.92%) Legato
7 10 (6.29%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (5.03%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
9 7 (4.40%) SCOM
9 7 (4.40%) OPNET
9 7 (4.40%) Nagios
10 6 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (3.14%) SCCM
11 5 (3.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (2.52%) HP NNM
12 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 145 (91.19%) HP
2 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
3 39 (24.53%) Oracle
4 31 (19.50%) Cisco
4 31 (19.50%) Lotus
5 22 (13.84%) Red Hat
5 22 (13.84%) IBM
6 20 (12.58%) VMware
7 16 (10.06%) F5
7 16 (10.06%) BMC
7 16 (10.06%) Citrix
8 14 (8.81%) EMC
9 13 (8.18%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.18%) Veritas
10 11 (6.92%) Remedy
11 10 (6.29%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.66%) Dell
13 8 (5.03%) McAfee
13 8 (5.03%) Wall Street Systems
14 7 (4.40%) Sun
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