The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 415 391 397
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing OpenView 10 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 1.65% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £333 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £459 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £184 £294
% change year-on-year
+112.24% -37.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
OpenView
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1846 1934 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.22% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1252 1036
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Average hourly rate £22.18 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £52.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 8 £438 +86.27%
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (97.06%) HP
2 26 (76.47%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 16 (47.06%) Finance
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) SolarWinds
6 12 (35.29%) DNS
7 11 (32.35%) DHCP
7 11 (32.35%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
7 11 (32.35%) Wireless
7 11 (32.35%) Websense
7 11 (32.35%) Aruba
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (29.41%) HSRP
8 10 (29.41%) AirWatch
8 10 (29.41%) BGP
8 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
8 10 (29.41%) VRRP
8 10 (29.41%) MPLS
8 10 (29.41%) OSPF
8 10 (29.41%) UNIX
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) SAN
9 9 (26.47%) DSL
9 9 (26.47%) Information Security
10 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) ITIL

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (5.88%) SmartSockets
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.88%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
2 11 (32.35%) Wireless
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (29.41%) HSRP
3 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
3 10 (29.41%) VRRP
3 10 (29.41%) MPLS
3 10 (29.41%) OSPF
3 10 (29.41%) BGP
4 9 (26.47%) DSL
4 9 (26.47%) SAN
5 5 (14.71%) LDAP
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) WAN
6 4 (11.76%) NAS
7 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.82%) Front Office
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) OpenView Support
5 2 (5.88%) OpenView Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 2 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.76%) Replication
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) HACMP
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Information Security
2 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) SIEM
4 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) BCP
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) VBScript
4 3 (8.82%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
1 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
3 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (29.41%) AirWatch
3 6 (17.65%) Control-M
4 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
5 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (11.76%) SCCM
6 3 (8.82%) SCOM
6 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (8.82%) Legato
7 2 (5.88%) HP NNM
7 2 (5.88%) Netcool
7 2 (5.88%) Unicenter
8 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.94%) Nagios
8 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.94%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.94%) Puppet
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) HP
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) SolarWinds
5 11 (32.35%) Aruba
5 11 (32.35%) Websense
5 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) Citrix
7 7 (20.59%) BMC
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy
9 5 (14.71%) Veritas
10 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (11.76%) IBM
10 4 (11.76%) McAfee
10 4 (11.76%) Veeam
10 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
10 4 (11.76%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle
11 3 (8.82%) EMC