The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 31 July 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
Rank 63 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 4 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 1.19% 2.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.48% 9.40% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 18
Average daily rate
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£308 £475 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +32.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £182.50 -
% change year-on-year
-85.13% -
Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 117 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.29% 12.62% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 50
Average daily rate £388 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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OpenView Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

OpenView Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OpenView Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

OpenView Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Borland
5 10 (52.63%) StarTeam
5 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 7 (36.84%) McAfee
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) AIX
8 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (26.32%) ISEB
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) WinRunner
8 5 (26.32%) TestDirector
8 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (26.32%) Veritas
8 5 (26.32%) Netcool
8 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (26.32%) Clustering
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) HP

OpenView Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) StarTeam
2 5 (26.32%) WinRunner
2 5 (26.32%) TestDirector
2 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) AIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Netcool
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Borland
3 7 (36.84%) McAfee
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle