The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 241 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing OpenView 5 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 2.25% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Average daily rate £338 £369 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £274 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £313 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.80% +21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.34 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.58 £32.00 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-63.82% +155.38%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
830 621 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.55% 7.41% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 27
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
OpenView
England

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 17 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
Buckinghamshire -24 5 £338 -20.58%
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
6 5 (38.46%) HP NNM
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (30.77%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) OPNET
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (15.38%) OVSD
10 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (7.69%) NHS
10 1 (7.69%) Netcool
10 1 (7.69%) Remedy
10 1 (7.69%) Project Management

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Development Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP NNM
2 4 (30.77%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (30.77%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (15.38%) OVSD
4 1 (7.69%) Netcool
4 1 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) OPNET
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Amdocs
4 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.69%) Cramer
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy