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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 244 223 172
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -51
Contract jobs citing OpenView 14 13 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 1.72% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
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£408 £413 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £435 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £395 £220
% change year-on-year
-58.73% +79.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £11.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+65.90% -18.51%
OpenView
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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
976 754 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.10% 8.78% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 403 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 61
Average hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
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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 +13 10 £375 +15.38%
Surrey - 2 £411 - 2
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (94.44%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Netcool
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
6 5 (27.78%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
6 5 (27.78%) Crossbeam
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (27.78%) eTOM
6 5 (27.78%) Nortel Alteon
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) CCSA
6 5 (27.78%) CCSE
6 5 (27.78%) BIG-IP
6 5 (27.78%) Radware
6 5 (27.78%) TACACS
6 5 (27.78%) BMC
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
6 5 (27.78%) SMS
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) WAP

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) BIG-IP
2 5 (27.78%) Nortel Alteon
2 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (27.78%) SMS
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
2 5 (27.78%) TACACS
3 4 (22.22%) 4G
3 4 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (22.22%) 3G
4 3 (16.67%) LTE
4 3 (16.67%) MVNO
4 3 (16.67%) Broadband
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) OSS Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX Support
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) OpenView Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) WAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) HACMP
5 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Management
3 5 (27.78%) eTOM
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) CCSA
2 5 (27.78%) CCSE
2 5 (27.78%) CCSP
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCDST
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Netcool
2 3 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) Control-M
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) OVSD
4 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Nortel
3 5 (27.78%) BMC
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Radware
3 5 (27.78%) Crossbeam
3 5 (27.78%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (16.67%) Huawei
4 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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