The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView Configuration Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
Rank 448 463 524
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +61
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 157 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 2.78% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 58 32
Average daily rate £274 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.01% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.13% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £57.50
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4210 3199 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.32% 6.58% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 1841 2005
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 159 158
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%

OpenView Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenView Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management within the UK.

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenView Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management within the UK.

OpenView Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +33 119 £260 -28.27% 2
South East +14 58 £295 -18.05% 2
Hampshire +7 30 £440 +18.91% 1
Berkshire +7 20 £265 - 1
Reading 0 15 £273 - 1
London -28 12 £235 +23.68%
Milton Keynes -12 8 £260 -22.96%
Buckinghamshire -19 8 £260 -22.96%
East of England -27 7 £400 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -2 6 - -
Hook -6 6 £445 +20.27%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
Bracknell - 5 £218 -

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management.

1 199 (75.95%) Windows
2 191 (72.90%) Security Cleared
3 132 (50.38%) SC Cleared
4 105 (40.08%) Microsoft
5 103 (39.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (36.26%) HP
7 87 (33.21%) MSI
8 74 (28.24%) Windows XP
9 68 (25.95%) VMware
10 66 (25.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 64 (24.43%) Active Directory
12 62 (23.66%) VB
13 58 (22.14%) Windows 7
14 56 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (20.23%) DV Cleared
16 47 (17.94%) Application Packaging
17 44 (16.79%) SQL
18 39 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
19 37 (14.12%) Citrix
20 35 (13.36%) Netcool
20 35 (13.36%) DHCP
20 35 (13.36%) Software Distribution
21 34 (12.98%) Wise Package Studio
21 34 (12.98%) VBScript
21 34 (12.98%) Configuration Management
22 33 (12.60%) Hyper-V
23 32 (12.21%) WSH
23 32 (12.21%) DNS
24 31 (11.83%) SCCM

OpenView Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.20%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.05%) IIS
6 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.34%) MS Office
3 8 (3.05%) MS Project
4 5 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.36%) DHCP
2 32 (12.21%) DNS
3 29 (11.07%) SAN
4 18 (6.87%) SMS
5 13 (4.96%) Firewall
6 12 (4.58%) NAS
7 8 (3.05%) X.400
7 8 (3.05%) X.500
8 7 (2.67%) SMTP
8 7 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.67%) Wireless
8 7 (2.67%) IPsec
9 6 (2.29%) Internet
9 6 (2.29%) FTP
9 6 (2.29%) HTTP
10 2 (0.76%) VPN
11 1 (0.38%) Intranet
11 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (5.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (33.21%) MSI
2 34 (12.98%) Wise Package Studio
3 20 (7.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (7.25%) StarTeam
5 10 (3.82%) WinRunner
5 10 (3.82%) TestDirector
6 4 (1.53%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (5.34%) Military
2 4 (1.53%) Finance
3 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.15%) Banking
3 3 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (32.06%) Applications Packager
2 24 (9.16%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (7.63%) Build Engineer
3 20 (7.63%) Analyst
4 19 (7.25%) Test Analyst
5 17 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 12 (4.58%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (3.44%) Design Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (2.67%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (1.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (1.91%) Test Engineer
9 5 (1.91%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 5 (1.91%) Wintel Support
9 5 (1.91%) Server Engineer
10 4 (1.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (1.53%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (1.53%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.94%) Application Packaging
2 32 (12.21%) WSH
3 17 (6.49%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.91%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) JSP
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.54%) Clustering
2 20 (7.63%) Replication
3 17 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.91%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.91%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.91%) PKI
6 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 199 (75.95%) Windows
2 103 (39.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 74 (28.24%) Windows XP
4 58 (22.14%) Windows 7
5 56 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.40%) AIX
7 19 (7.25%) UNIX
8 17 (6.49%) Solaris
9 12 (4.58%) Linux
10 8 (3.05%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.67%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.36%) Software Distribution
2 34 (12.98%) Configuration Management
3 26 (9.92%) ITIL
4 22 (8.40%) Test Scripting
5 16 (6.11%) Unit Testing
6 13 (4.96%) Software Deployment
7 11 (4.20%) Migration
7 11 (4.20%) Test Automation
8 10 (3.82%) Release Management
8 10 (3.82%) Integration Testing
8 10 (3.82%) Change Management
9 9 (3.44%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.67%) Service Management
10 7 (2.67%) Change Control
11 6 (2.29%) Validation
12 5 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (1.15%) Scrum
13 3 (1.15%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.66%) VB
2 44 (16.79%) SQL
3 34 (12.98%) VBScript
4 21 (8.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 191 (72.90%) Security Cleared
2 132 (50.38%) SC Cleared
3 53 (20.23%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.58%) ISEB
5 7 (2.67%) MCSE
5 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (25.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 64 (24.43%) Active Directory
3 39 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (12.60%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.44%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.53%) XenApp
8 2 (0.76%) vSphere
8 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (13.36%) Netcool
2 31 (11.83%) SCCM
3 26 (9.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (4.96%) Tivoli
6 11 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.76%) WMI
7 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.38%) OpenView
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 95 (36.26%) HP
3 68 (25.95%) VMware
4 37 (14.12%) Citrix
5 24 (9.16%) Veritas
6 23 (8.78%) McAfee
7 22 (8.40%) Altiris
8 18 (6.87%) Borland
9 7 (2.67%) Clearswift
10 6 (2.29%) Oracle
11 5 (1.91%) Cisco
12 3 (1.15%) NetApp
13 2 (0.76%) AppSense
13 2 (0.76%) Dell
13 2 (0.76%) Remedy
14 1 (0.38%) Novell
14 1 (0.38%) CA
14 1 (0.38%) Wyse
14 1 (0.38%) Lumension
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