The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opsware over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opsware
Rank 588 - 516
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opsware 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£347 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23025 22480 19877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.22% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13385 13004 10856
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1015 1016 1123
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Opsware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opsware across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Opsware Jobs Demand Trend in England

Opsware
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opsware across the England region.

Opsware Daily Rate Trend in England

Opsware
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opsware across the England region.

Opsware Hourly Rate Trend in England

Opsware
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 Opsware within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
East Midlands - 2 £347 -
North West - 1 - -
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UK

Opsware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 15 (78.95%) CMDB
2 14 (73.68%) NetScout
2 14 (73.68%) Network Management
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco
4 11 (57.89%) HP
5 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (47.37%) Change Management
7 8 (42.11%) HP NNM
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (42.11%) CCIE
7 8 (42.11%) CCNP
7 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
9 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.79%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 2 (10.53%) JBoss
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (10.53%) Apache
10 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
10 2 (10.53%) LDAP
10 2 (10.53%) Cognos
10 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 2 (10.53%) WAN
10 2 (10.53%) J2EE
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle
10 2 (10.53%) WebLogic

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Opsware 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 Opsware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.53%) iPlanet
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) FCoE
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Network Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) SUSE
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) HPUX
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Network Management
2 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
4 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Korn
2 2 (10.53%) C-shell
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCIE
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Samba
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (10.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP NNM
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView
3 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) NetScout
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
5 2 (10.53%) PlateSpin
5 2 (10.53%) F5