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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 61 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing OpenView 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% 3.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £360 £245
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -38.80%
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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
84 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.50% 7.96% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 15 7
Average daily rate £354 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +131.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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
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 22 December 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Middleware
3 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 20 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (73.08%) WebLogic
4 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
5 18 (69.23%) Java
5 18 (69.23%) SOA
5 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
6 17 (65.38%) ITIL
6 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
7 15 (57.69%) Finance
7 15 (57.69%) AquaLogic
8 14 (53.85%) Java EE
9 12 (46.15%) SQL
10 10 (38.46%) SLA
10 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
11 9 (34.62%) Clustering
12 8 (30.77%) Change Management
13 7 (26.92%) Windows
14 6 (23.08%) J2EE
14 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 6 (23.08%) IIS
14 6 (23.08%) IBM Notes
14 6 (23.08%) Apache
14 6 (23.08%) LDAP
14 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
14 6 (23.08%) Citrix

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (73.08%) WebLogic
2 15 (57.69%) AquaLogic
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 6 (23.08%) IBM Notes
3 6 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LDAP
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support
2 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) Middleware
2 14 (53.85%) Java EE
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) JDBC
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) JMS
4 5 (19.23%) JNDI
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
1 20 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) SOA
2 17 (65.38%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (23.08%) Network Management
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Line Management
10 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.85%) CRM
10 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP SIM
2 3 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) OVSD
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) HP
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) Informatica
3 6 (23.08%) Lotus
3 6 (23.08%) Splunk
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Business Objects