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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 55 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing OpenView 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.94% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.05% 9.52% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +51.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
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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
81 21 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.09% 6.03% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 40
Average daily rate £331 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.91% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £337 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £11.00 £18.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 (94.44%) HP
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
4 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) Middleware
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
6 10 (55.56%) Java
6 10 (55.56%) SOA
7 9 (50.00%) SQL
8 8 (44.44%) Java EE
9 7 (38.89%) AquaLogic
9 7 (38.89%) J2EE
9 7 (38.89%) SLA
9 7 (38.89%) Windows
9 7 (38.89%) Finance
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
11 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
12 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
12 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 4 (22.22%) Analytics
12 4 (22.22%) JMeter
12 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
12 4 (22.22%) C#

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (38.89%) AquaLogic
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JMeter
1 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
1 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) Java EE
3 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (11.11%) JNDI
5 2 (11.11%) JDBC
5 2 (11.11%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) SOA
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
1 2 (11.11%) OVSD
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) HP
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk