The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 52 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing OVSD 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 1.99% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 27.27% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Average daily rate
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- £90 £99
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £420 £113
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +270.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
OVSD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.82% 7.30% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 41
Average daily rate £350 £275 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £548 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £110.88 £26.40 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+319.98% +164.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OVSD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

OVSD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee