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 17 December 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.

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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opsware
Rank 579 546 527
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing Opsware 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.059% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£475 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
22976 21874 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.37% 46.22% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 12716 11552
Average daily rate £388 £394 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1047 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.28 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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

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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

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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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) NetScout
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy