The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank - 65 58
Contract jobs citing OVSD 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.13% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.28% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £317 £165
% change year-on-year
+57.72% +92.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% +28.57%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
30 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.50% 10.48% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 27
Median daily rate £400 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £294 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +152.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OVSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP