The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 45 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing OpenView 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.77% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.79% 2.00% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£279 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £360 £245
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -33.87%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
76 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.21% 7.81% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -65.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £9.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OpenView 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 OpenView.

1 16 (94.12%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) MS Office
2 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) OVSD
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) Internet
5 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
6 6 (35.29%) SLA
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) MCP
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (29.41%) Lotus
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Veeam
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
10 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
10 1 (5.88%) Project Management

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OpenView 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 OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Office
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Service Analyst
3 11 (64.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) OVSD
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) HP
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Veeam
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds