The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 144 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing OpenView 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 2.63% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £360 £245
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -33.87%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 152 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.53% 6.44% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 78 124
Average daily rate £425 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.71% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.38 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Network Management
3 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) BT
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (37.50%) HP NNM
5 3 (37.50%) Statistics
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (37.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle