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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 406 409 385
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenView 2 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.028% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.33% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Average daily rate £530 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.72 £10.50 £10.83
% change year-on-year
+21.09% -3.00%
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) Control-M
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) FabricPath
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) InfiniBand
2 1 (12.50%) IOS XR
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Geneos Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Lisp
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) vCloud
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Control-M
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) TrustSec
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
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