The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView (HPOV)
UK
Rank 576 597 558
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Contract jobs citing OpenView 18 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.69% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 34
Median daily rate £400 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £12.72 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.72 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +21.09%

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
4522 4629 4531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.97% 8.90% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3024 2916 2680
Median daily rate £470 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 138 147
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenView as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenView
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland - 9 £400 -
England +26 8 £438 +31.57% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £400 -
West Lothian - 4 £388 -
West Yorkshire +18 2 £200 -31.03% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £200 -27.27% 2
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Livingston - 2 £415 -
Leeds - 2 £200 -
Glasgow - 2 £394 -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
London +20 1 - -
West Midlands +3 1 £425 -
East of England 0 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenView.

1 50 (94.34%) HP
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
4 16 (30.19%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) LoadRunner
5 15 (28.30%) J2EE
6 14 (26.42%) Unix
6 14 (26.42%) Cisco
6 14 (26.42%) CRM
6 14 (26.42%) HP SiteScope
7 13 (24.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (24.53%) Linux
7 13 (24.53%) VMware
8 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (22.64%) ITIL
8 12 (22.64%) SOA
8 12 (22.64%) Nagios
9 11 (20.75%) Solaris
10 10 (18.87%) Windows
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) Clustering
10 10 (18.87%) NetBackup
10 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) Sun
11 9 (16.98%) Veritas
11 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.98%) F5
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
12 8 (15.09%) NetApp
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
1 7 (13.21%) LDAP
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) BGP
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 5 (9.43%) OSPF
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) MPLS
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
5 3 (5.66%) SSH
5 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) 3G
6 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) INAP
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) OLTP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Tester
2 10 (18.87%) Performance Tester
3 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support
7 3 (5.66%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) J2EE
2 5 (9.43%) Middleware
3 3 (5.66%) Velocity
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) JSP
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.77%) SAML
5 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) Express
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 2 (3.77%) e-Health
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Fintech
4 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.77%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Unix
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Solaris
4 10 (18.87%) Windows
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.77%) AIX
8 2 (3.77%) HPUX
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
2 14 (26.42%) CRM
3 13 (24.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) SOA
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
7 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.21%) High Availability
7 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (13.21%) Service Management
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.43%) Network Management
9 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) C
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CCNP
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) CCNA
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) RHCE
4 2 (3.77%) RHCT
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) JSP 440
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) NFS
3 5 (9.43%) Samba
3 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (22.64%) Nagios
3 10 (18.87%) NetBackup
4 7 (13.21%) Puppet
5 5 (9.43%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (7.55%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (7.55%) SCCM
6 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
7 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.66%) SCOM
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (3.77%) Control-M
8 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (3.77%) OPNET
8 2 (3.77%) OVSD
8 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.89%) HP NNM
9 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) HP
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco
3 13 (24.53%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 9 (16.98%) F5
5 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) Sun
5 9 (16.98%) Veritas
6 8 (15.09%) Brocade
6 8 (15.09%) NetApp
7 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
7 7 (13.21%) BMC
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.43%) IBM
9 4 (7.55%) Symantec
10 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.66%) Juniper
11 2 (3.77%) Qualys
11 2 (3.77%) Riverbed