The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 401 349 381
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +32
Contract jobs citing OpenView 15 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 2.18% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 22
Average daily rate £463 £413 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £313 £240
% change year-on-year
-24.80% +30.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.58 £32.00 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-63.82% +155.38%
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1661 1378 1596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 6.27% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 958 970
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 46
Average hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
OpenView
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 5 £338 -20.58%
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (87.88%) HP
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (24.24%) OVSD
8 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 8 (24.24%) IIS
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) ISA Server
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) UNIX
9 7 (21.21%) Solaris
9 7 (21.21%) WAN
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) Symantec
10 6 (18.18%) SNMP
10 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 6 (18.18%) BMC
10 6 (18.18%) Network Security
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.18%) F5
11 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
11 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds Orion

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) SNMP
5 6 (18.18%) Network Security
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
6 5 (15.15%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) IPv4
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 2 (6.06%) BGP
8 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.06%) IPsec
9 1 (3.03%) Multicast
9 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
4 2 (6.06%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) OpenView Expert
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) OpenView Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
1 4 (12.12%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Content Management
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VB
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
1 8 (24.24%) ISA Server
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) OVSD
2 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (15.15%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (12.12%) DameWare
3 4 (12.12%) MOM
3 4 (12.12%) Cacti
3 4 (12.12%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) HP NNM
4 2 (6.06%) OVIS
4 2 (6.06%) Legato
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) OVPA
4 2 (6.06%) OVPI
4 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (6.06%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) HP
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Symantec
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) BMC
5 6 (18.18%) F5
6 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) IBM
7 4 (12.12%) Clearswift
7 4 (12.12%) EMC
7 4 (12.12%) Nokia
8 3 (9.09%) Veritas
8 3 (9.09%) Juniper
8 3 (9.09%) Remedy
9 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
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