The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD 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 OVSD over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 235 244 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing OVSD 23 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.45% 0.82% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
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£328 £178 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.50% -39.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £151 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £240 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £165 £95
% change year-on-year
+112.87% +73.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £90.00
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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
937 855 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.31% 8.82% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 441 336
Average daily rate £375 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £198 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OVSD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OVSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

OVSD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OVSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (97.14%) SC Cleared
3 29 (82.86%) Service Management
4 24 (68.57%) HP
5 21 (60.00%) MS Office
6 19 (54.29%) DV Cleared
7 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (42.86%) SLA
9 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (37.14%) OpenView
10 13 (37.14%) Data Analysis
10 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
11 11 (31.43%) Matrix Management
11 11 (31.43%) ITSM
11 11 (31.43%) Windows
11 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
13 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
13 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (20.00%) PaaS
14 7 (20.00%) MS Project
15 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
15 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (17.14%) MCSE
15 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (17.14%) SQL
15 6 (17.14%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (17.14%) MCP

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Office
2 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 5 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Incident Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Account Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Account Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Architect
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
1 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 5 (14.29%) CentOS
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (82.86%) Service Management
3 13 (37.14%) Data Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
4 11 (31.43%) Matrix Management
4 11 (31.43%) ITSM
5 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) People Management
8 5 (14.29%) Change Control
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
9 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.71%) Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.71%) Coaching
10 2 (5.71%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (97.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (54.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (17.14%) MCSE
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.14%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) OpenView
2 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) HP
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) F5
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
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