The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView 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 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 (HPOV)
Rank 131 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing OpenView 5 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.29% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 3.74% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate - £135 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £313 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.80% +21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.65 £32.00 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-66.71% +155.38%
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
England

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenView
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 across the North West region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenView
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 across the North West region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -11 4 - -
Manchester -16 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 26 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 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 10 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Service Management
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (50.00%) Lotus
4 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Intranet
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
7 2 (20.00%) NHS
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (20.00%) McAfee
7 2 (20.00%) MSI
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

OpenView
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 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 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Service Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Service Management
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee