The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView Configuration Management 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 North West 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 Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
-24.45% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £57.50
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
285 187 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.98% 7.77% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 68 90
Average daily rate £350 £265 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
OpenView Configuration Management
England

OpenView Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenView Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (57.14%) VB
2 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 12 (57.14%) MSI
3 9 (42.86%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) Application Packaging
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (28.57%) Software Deployment
6 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 6 (28.57%) VBScript
6 6 (28.57%) SMS
6 6 (28.57%) WSH
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) SLA
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) Remedy
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless

OpenView Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SMS
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MSI
2 7 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Application Packaging
2 6 (28.57%) WSH
3 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) VB
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Wyse
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) Altiris
3 1 (4.76%) Novell