The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
Rank 471 533 511
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -22
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 141 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.21% 1.42% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 19 43
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 9 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 19 September 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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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
England +36 96 £345 -8.00% 10
South East +42 60 £372 +28.29% 5
Hampshire +17 33 £380 - 2
Berkshire +13 21 £263 -9.48% 3
Bracknell +14 18 £263 +11.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £311 -
Milton Keynes -2 5 £311 -
Reading +6 2 - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 198 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 178 (63.12%) Windows
3 105 (37.23%) SC Cleared
4 100 (35.46%) Microsoft
5 92 (32.62%) HP
6 91 (32.27%) MSI
7 84 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 75 (26.60%) Active Directory
8 75 (26.60%) DV Cleared
9 65 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (22.70%) Application Packaging
11 62 (21.99%) VMware
12 61 (21.63%) Windows XP
13 60 (21.28%) SCCM
14 55 (19.50%) Software Distribution
15 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (17.38%) SQL
17 48 (17.02%) Citrix
17 48 (17.02%) Windows 7
18 46 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (15.96%) Configuration Management
20 44 (15.60%) DNS
21 43 (15.25%) ITIL
22 41 (14.54%) VB
23 40 (14.18%) PowerShell
24 38 (13.48%) Hyper-V
25 37 (13.12%) Wise Package Studio
26 36 (12.77%) VBScript
26 36 (12.77%) SMS
27 35 (12.41%) WSH

OpenView Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (4.61%) IIS
4 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.77%) Documentum
6 3 (1.06%) Apache
6 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Lync
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (9.93%) MS Office
2 25 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.96%) MS Project
4 5 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.60%) DNS
2 36 (12.77%) SMS
3 32 (11.35%) SAN
4 31 (10.99%) DHCP
5 28 (9.93%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.80%) SNMP
6 22 (7.80%) SSL
7 20 (7.09%) Firewall
7 20 (7.09%) NAS
8 17 (6.03%) IPsec
8 17 (6.03%) X.400
8 17 (6.03%) X.500
9 9 (3.19%) SMTP
10 6 (2.13%) FTP
10 6 (2.13%) HTTP
10 6 (2.13%) Internet
11 2 (0.71%) VPN
11 2 (0.71%) Wireless
11 2 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.13%) EDRMS
2 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 91 (32.27%) MSI
2 37 (13.12%) Wise Package Studio
3 16 (5.67%) InstallShield
4 15 (5.32%) StarTeam
5 14 (4.96%) AdminStudio
6 5 (1.77%) WinRunner
6 5 (1.77%) TestDirector
6 5 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (5.32%) Military
2 7 (2.48%) Retail
3 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (26.95%) Applications Packager
2 43 (15.25%) Build Engineer
3 22 (7.80%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (4.26%) Consultant
4 12 (4.26%) Support Engineer
5 11 (3.90%) Analyst
6 10 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (2.84%) Software Engineer
7 8 (2.84%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (2.48%) Design Engineer
9 6 (2.13%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.13%) Release Manager
10 5 (1.77%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (1.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 5 (1.77%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (1.42%) Architect
11 4 (1.42%) Project Manager
11 4 (1.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (1.42%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.70%) Application Packaging
2 35 (12.41%) WSH
3 12 (4.26%) Software Packaging
4 9 (3.19%) XML
5 3 (1.06%) Middleware
6 2 (0.71%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.64%) Clustering
2 26 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.80%) Firmware
5 20 (7.09%) Replication
6 17 (6.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (4.26%) Device Driver
8 10 (3.55%) PKI
9 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.84%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.42%) Economics
11 4 (1.42%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.06%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.35%) CMDB
13 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 178 (63.12%) Windows
2 65 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (21.63%) Windows XP
4 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (17.02%) Windows 7
6 20 (7.09%) Solaris
6 20 (7.09%) Linux
7 11 (3.90%) Windows Vista
8 9 (3.19%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.48%) UNIX
10 6 (2.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.50%) Software Distribution
2 45 (15.96%) Configuration Management
3 43 (15.25%) ITIL
4 24 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 24 (8.51%) Software Deployment
5 20 (7.09%) Integration Testing
6 17 (6.03%) Unit Testing
7 16 (5.67%) Change Management
8 14 (4.96%) Validation
8 14 (4.96%) Test Scripting
9 12 (4.26%) Release Management
10 9 (3.19%) Migration
10 9 (3.19%) Workflow
11 6 (2.13%) Build Automation
12 5 (1.77%) Mentoring
12 5 (1.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (1.77%) Test Automation
12 5 (1.77%) Service Management
12 5 (1.77%) ITSM
13 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.38%) SQL
2 41 (14.54%) VB
3 40 (14.18%) PowerShell
4 36 (12.77%) VBScript
5 7 (2.48%) C
6 4 (1.42%) Tcl
6 4 (1.42%) REXX
7 2 (0.71%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 198 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 105 (37.23%) SC Cleared
3 75 (26.60%) DV Cleared
4 23 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.55%) MCP
5 10 (3.55%) MCTS
6 8 (2.84%) Degree
7 7 (2.48%) MCSE
7 7 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 75 (26.60%) Active Directory
3 46 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (13.48%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.96%) XenApp
6 12 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (3.90%) vSphere
8 9 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.77%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.42%) XenServer
10 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (21.28%) SCCM
2 32 (11.35%) Netcool
3 30 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 29 (10.28%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.06%) OpenView
9 2 (0.71%) WMI
9 2 (0.71%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 100 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 92 (32.62%) HP
3 62 (21.99%) VMware
4 48 (17.02%) Citrix
5 32 (11.35%) Altiris
6 25 (8.87%) Veritas
7 24 (8.51%) McAfee
8 16 (5.67%) AppSense
9 15 (5.32%) Borland
10 14 (4.96%) Cisco
11 13 (4.61%) Oracle
12 12 (4.26%) Clearswift
13 7 (2.48%) EMC
14 6 (2.13%) CA
15 4 (1.42%) Wyse
16 3 (1.06%) ArcSight
16 3 (1.06%) Splunk
16 3 (1.06%) Lotus
16 3 (1.06%) IBM
17 2 (0.71%) Dell
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