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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 56 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing OVSD 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 1.96% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 12.98% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Median daily rate £145 £215 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -29.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £404 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £277 £245
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50
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
66 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.81% 15.13% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 40
Median daily rate £425 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
1 14 (100.00%) ITSM
2 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) ITIL V3
4 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (71.43%) Linux
6 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (64.29%) Capacity Management
6 9 (64.29%) Ubuntu
6 9 (64.29%) CentOS
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) SCOM
7 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (50.00%) High Availability
7 7 (50.00%) NFS
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 6 (42.86%) VMware
8 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared

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:

Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CentOS
2 9 (64.29%) Ubuntu
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) ITSM
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL V3
3 10 (71.43%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (64.29%) Capacity Management
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (50.00%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) SFIA
7 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (50.00%) NFS
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) arcserve
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam