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 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 (HPOV)
Rank 384 410 360
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -50
Contract jobs citing OpenView 30 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% 1.27% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 22
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £182 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
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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
1939 1652 1705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 6.60% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 1110 1039
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 44
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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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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 +17 1 £400 +33.33%
Docklands, London - - - -
Feltham - - - -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (73.47%) HP
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.73%) IBM
4 18 (36.73%) ITIL
5 17 (34.69%) Windows
6 16 (32.65%) UNIX
7 15 (30.61%) DNS
8 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 12 (24.49%) Financial Institution
10 11 (22.45%) Solaris
10 11 (22.45%) Veritas
10 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco
11 10 (20.41%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) Remedy
11 10 (20.41%) Firewall
11 10 (20.41%) VMware
12 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
12 9 (18.37%) Control-M
12 9 (18.37%) SLA
12 9 (18.37%) SAN
12 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.33%) Wall Street Systems
13 8 (16.33%) SecurID
13 8 (16.33%) VAX
13 8 (16.33%) Hedge funds

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) LAN
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) NAS
5 6 (12.24%) HTTP
5 6 (12.24%) IPv4
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.16%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) FTP
6 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 4 (8.16%) SSL
6 4 (8.16%) LDAP
7 3 (6.12%) IPsec
7 3 (6.12%) RTP
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
7 3 (6.12%) RTSP
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) JMeter
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.24%) Back Office
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Capacity Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) OpenView Support
5 3 (6.12%) OpenView Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Junior
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) SecurID
1 8 (16.33%) VAX
1 8 (16.33%) Hedge funds
1 8 (16.33%) AS400
2 6 (12.24%) Statistics
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) CESG
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) UNIX
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Solaris
5 8 (16.33%) VMS
6 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.08%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
3 2 (4.08%) Korn
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) ISA Server
4 5 (10.20%) NFS
5 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
1 9 (18.37%) Control-M
2 8 (16.33%) HP SIM
2 8 (16.33%) Legato
2 8 (16.33%) Tivoli
2 8 (16.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 8 (16.33%) Netcool
2 8 (16.33%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (16.33%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.24%) OVSD
3 6 (12.24%) Nagios
3 6 (12.24%) DameWare
4 4 (8.16%) SCOM
5 3 (6.12%) SCCM
5 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (6.12%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.08%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (4.08%) Cacti
6 2 (4.08%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (4.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) HP
2 18 (36.73%) IBM
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Veritas
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco
5 10 (20.41%) Remedy
5 10 (20.41%) VMware
6 8 (16.33%) Wall Street Systems
7 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.29%) F5
8 6 (12.24%) Nokia
8 6 (12.24%) Clearswift
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle
9 5 (10.20%) Dell
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix
10 4 (8.16%) BMC
10 4 (8.16%) JBoss
11 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.12%) Sun
12 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds