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 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 235 244 219
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing OpenView 21 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.053% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.23% 0.58% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
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£328 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £328 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £348 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £235 £331
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -29.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.65 £24.34
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -56.23%
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
943 856 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.42% 9.05% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 436 349
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 54 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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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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
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £325 -3.70%
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £288 -
Kent - 2 £488 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (92.59%) HP
2 16 (59.26%) SLA
2 16 (59.26%) ITIL
3 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) OVSD
4 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
4 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
5 12 (44.44%) Service Management
6 11 (40.74%) Matrix Management
7 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) MS Office
8 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco
10 6 (22.22%) IBM
10 6 (22.22%) CCNA
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (18.52%) Change Control
11 5 (18.52%) Netcool
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
12 4 (14.81%) HPUX
12 4 (14.81%) UNIX
12 4 (14.81%) EMC

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 3 (11.11%) Nortel Alteon
4 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) TACACS
4 3 (11.11%) SMS
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Incident Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) OSS Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) CLARiiON
1 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix
1 4 (14.81%) EMC Centera
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) HACMP
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
3 4 (14.81%) HPUX
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Data Analysis
2 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
3 12 (44.44%) Service Management
4 11 (40.74%) Matrix Management
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (18.52%) Change Control
7 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.81%) Network Management
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Fault Management
8 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCSA
4 3 (11.11%) CCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) CCSP
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) PMP
5 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) APMP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) OVSD
2 5 (18.52%) Netcool
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
4 2 (7.41%) Control-M
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Crossbeam
4 3 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Nortel
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Radware
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet