The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
UK / England
Rank 570 595 566
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing OVSD 3 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.070% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £135 £145 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -61.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £145 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £145 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -61.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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
4291 4039 4130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.33% 8.82% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2542 2497
Median daily rate £475 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 137 134
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OVSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in England

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in England

OVSD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 3 £135 -6.89%
OVSD
UK

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OVSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp