The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services 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 Opsware over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opsware
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opsware 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £347 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1764 1375 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.75% 43.43% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 648 500
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Opsware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Opsware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Opsware
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Opsware Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 13 (92.86%) CMDB
2 12 (85.71%) Network Management
2 12 (85.71%) NetScout
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (57.14%) CCIE
5 8 (57.14%) CCNP
5 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) Change Management
5 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (57.14%) HP NNM
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.14%) SNMP
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Banking

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Opsware 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 Opsware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Network Management
2 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCIE
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) NetScout
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) HP