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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opsware
Rank 594 575 558
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing Opsware 8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.075% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £448 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £390 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £460 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+11.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opsware
UK

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
20185 21463 20154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.77% 45.74% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12222 12712 11398
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 916 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7 £450 -
Midlands - 1 £445 -
Opsware
UK

Opsware
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Sun
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
1 17 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) Korn
1 17 (100.00%) Software Packaging
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Data Centre

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) Korn
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Sun
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas
1 17 (100.00%) VMware