The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD 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 OVSD over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 71 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing OVSD 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.20% 2.56% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £428 £144
% change year-on-year
-29.82% +197.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
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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
61 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.26% 7.96% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 12
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £201 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +19.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OVSD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) OpenView
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 15 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 15 (83.33%) MS Office
3 15 (83.33%) VPN
3 15 (83.33%) Manufacturing
3 15 (83.33%) Internet
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (16.67%) MCDST
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (83.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) VPN
1 15 (83.33%) Internet
General
1 15 (83.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Service Analyst
2 17 (94.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows XP
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) MCDST
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) McAfee