The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 58 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing OpenView 17 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.30% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 4.76% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £428 £269
% change year-on-year
-38.01% +59.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+52.63% +5.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
102 21 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.80% 6.29% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 13 39
Average daily rate £335 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £129 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £283 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView across the North East region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the North East

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the North East region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
3 14 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) SOA
4 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) AquaLogic
4 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) Java EE
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) SLA
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 5 (27.78%) Clustering
9 5 (27.78%) Change Management
9 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
10 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (22.22%) High Availability
10 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 4 (22.22%) J2EE
10 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
10 4 (22.22%) SOAP
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 11 (61.11%) AquaLogic
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Middleware
2 11 (61.11%) Java EE
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) JMS
4 3 (16.67%) JDBC
4 3 (16.67%) JNDI
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) SOA
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Network Management
6 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 4 (22.22%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) Lotus
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk