The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 59 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing OVSD 8 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 2.07% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 14.84% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Median daily rate £430 £302 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.38% +70.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £209 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £325 £165
% change year-on-year
+39.23% +96.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.72 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +28.57%
OVSD
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 128 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.91% 13.93% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 54 43
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £258 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OVSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OVSD across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OVSD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
1 14 (100.00%) ITSM
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) MS Office
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL V3
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) Linux
7 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (50.00%) CentOS
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (42.86%) High Availability
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (35.71%) SCOM
9 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) NFS
10 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (28.57%) VMware
10 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITSM
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL V3
4 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) webMethods
5 1 (7.14%) arcserve
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam