The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing OVSD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £420 £99
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +324.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.38% 6.12% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 10
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £128 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales