The first table below looks at the demand for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 18 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 61 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing OVSD 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.95% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.43% 9.26% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £178 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £279 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £309 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £95 £121
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -21.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £90.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-88.33% +757.14%
Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
83 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.43% 10.25% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 30
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
OVSD
Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OVSD across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (26.67%) ISO 14001
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) BS15000
8 3 (20.00%) Service Management
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) MS Project
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco
10 1 (6.67%) CCNP
10 1 (6.67%) OpenView
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (20.00%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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