The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 232 228 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing OpenView 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 1.04% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £140 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £300 £135
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +122.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £10.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -27.83%
OpenView
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
956 671 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.24% 8.06% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 328 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 64
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £315 -
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 18 (94.74%) HP
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Fault Management
6 7 (36.84%) Network Management
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) Netcool
7 6 (31.58%) Nortel
7 6 (31.58%) Radware
7 6 (31.58%) CCSP
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (31.58%) SMS
7 6 (31.58%) WAP
7 6 (31.58%) TACACS
7 6 (31.58%) CCSA
7 6 (31.58%) CCSE
7 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
7 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
7 6 (31.58%) Nortel Alteon
7 6 (31.58%) Crossbeam
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (31.58%) F5

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) SMS
2 6 (31.58%) TACACS
2 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
2 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
2 6 (31.58%) Nortel Alteon
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) 3G
4 4 (21.05%) 4G
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (15.79%) MVNO
5 3 (15.79%) LTE
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) OSS Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Support
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) OpenView Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) WAP
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) HACMP
4 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Fault Management
2 7 (36.84%) Network Management
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) eTOM
4 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNA
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) CCSP
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCSA
3 6 (31.58%) CCSE
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Netcool
2 3 (15.79%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.53%) Control-M
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) HP
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Nortel
3 6 (31.58%) Radware
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Crossbeam
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) BMC
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Huawei
6 3 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (15.79%) Ericsson
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Sun
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) Dell