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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 268 249 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing OpenView 7 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.065% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.69% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£208 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £182 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -57.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £11.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+121.73% -19.29%
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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
1010 875 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 9.41% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 437 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 51
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.91 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Berkshire +2 6 £208 -
Kent - 1 £550 -
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England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (93.94%) HP
2 15 (45.45%) 3G
2 15 (45.45%) 4G
3 13 (39.39%) DNS
4 11 (33.33%) OVSD
4 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) HP NNM
5 10 (30.30%) VoLTE
5 10 (30.30%) SevOne
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Clustering
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) MySQL
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) PPP
8 6 (18.18%) CCNP
8 6 (18.18%) CCNA
8 6 (18.18%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 6 (18.18%) LAN
8 6 (18.18%) WAN
8 6 (18.18%) DHCP
8 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) MPLS

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) 3G
1 15 (45.45%) 4G
2 13 (39.39%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (30.30%) VoLTE
4 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (18.18%) MPLS
5 6 (18.18%) OSPF
5 6 (18.18%) BGP
5 6 (18.18%) L2TP
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 6 (18.18%) PPP
5 6 (18.18%) VLAN
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (15.15%) Broadband
6 5 (15.15%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
1 10 (30.30%) OSS Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (24.24%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Incident Manager
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Database Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Incident Manager
8 1 (3.03%) OSS Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) HACMP
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) PMP
5 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (12.12%) NFS
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) UAG
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) OVSD
2 10 (30.30%) HP NNM
3 6 (18.18%) Cacti
3 6 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (15.15%) SCOM
5 4 (12.12%) Control-M
5 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (12.12%) Puppet
5 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (9.09%) Netcool
7 2 (6.06%) SCCM
8 1 (3.03%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) HP
2 10 (30.30%) SevOne
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
5 4 (12.12%) Veritas
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.03%) NetCracker
7 1 (3.03%) Huawei
7 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks