The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView 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 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 521 516 472
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs citing OpenView 61 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% 1.21% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 36
Average daily rate
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£328 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £125
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £10.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £10.66
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.16%

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
3939 3555 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.20% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 1967 1665
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 152 173
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.40 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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 -5 61 £328 -18.12% 12
South East 0 16 £328 -34.50% 3
North West -12 13 £120 - 1
Cheshire +6 11 £110 -
Warrington -4 11 £110 -
London -8 10 £525 +31.25% 4
East of England +19 9 £525 +337.50% 1
Leeds - 6 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £320 -
Yorkshire - 6 £320 -
City of London +14 3 £450 +12.50% 2
North East +9 3 £250 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 3 £250 - 1
Tyne and Wear +9 3 £250 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Greenwich - - - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 125 (91.24%) HP
2 80 (58.39%) ITIL
3 55 (40.15%) SLA
4 47 (34.31%) Security Cleared
5 45 (32.85%) Service Management
6 44 (32.12%) MS Office
6 44 (32.12%) MS Excel
6 44 (32.12%) SC Cleared
7 42 (30.66%) Windows
8 37 (27.01%) Oracle
8 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
9 34 (24.82%) Lotus
9 34 (24.82%) IBM Notes
10 30 (21.90%) Linux
11 28 (20.44%) Finance
12 26 (18.98%) MCP
12 26 (18.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (18.98%) Middleware
13 21 (15.33%) Cisco
13 21 (15.33%) SQL
13 21 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (14.60%) LDAP
15 19 (13.87%) Red Hat
15 19 (13.87%) OVSD
16 18 (13.14%) Java
17 17 (12.41%) UNIX
17 17 (12.41%) Network Management
18 16 (11.68%) Problem Management
18 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (11.68%) WebLogic

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (24.82%) IBM Notes
2 16 (11.68%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.22%) AquaLogic
4 12 (8.76%) IIS
5 9 (6.57%) Apache
6 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
8 1 (0.73%) Lync
8 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.73%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
Applications
1 44 (32.12%) MS Office
1 44 (32.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) LDAP
2 16 (11.68%) SAN
3 14 (10.22%) Firewall
3 14 (10.22%) DNS
4 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.30%) Internet
4 10 (7.30%) DHCP
5 8 (5.84%) VPN
6 7 (5.11%) WAN
7 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.65%) SSL
7 5 (3.65%) LAN
7 5 (3.65%) NAS
8 4 (2.92%) 4G
8 4 (2.92%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (2.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (2.92%) 3G
8 4 (2.92%) Network Security
8 4 (2.92%) TACACS
9 3 (2.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.65%) MySQL
4 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) HBase
6 2 (1.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Ant
2 7 (5.11%) Subversion
3 6 (4.38%) PVCS
4 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.46%) Maven
6 1 (0.73%) JIRA
6 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.57%) Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Billing
5 3 (2.19%) French Language
5 3 (2.19%) German Language
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Analyst
2 33 (24.09%) Service Analyst
3 32 (23.36%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Consultant
5 10 (7.30%) Incident Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Network Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) OSS Architect
11 3 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.19%) Storage Specialist
11 3 (2.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.19%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Middleware
2 10 (7.30%) J2EE
3 8 (5.84%) Web Services
3 8 (5.84%) Java EE
4 6 (4.38%) JNDI
4 6 (4.38%) JDBC
4 6 (4.38%) SOAP
4 6 (4.38%) JMS
5 3 (2.19%) WAP
5 3 (2.19%) XML
5 3 (2.19%) HTML
6 2 (1.46%) Spring
6 2 (1.46%) Kafka
7 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) Clustering
3 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Replication
5 4 (2.92%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.92%) Symmetrix
5 4 (2.92%) EMC Centera
5 4 (2.92%) User Experience
5 4 (2.92%) CMDB
5 4 (2.92%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (2.19%) HACMP
6 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.73%) e-Health
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.73%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.66%) Windows
2 30 (21.90%) Linux
3 21 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (12.41%) UNIX
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.11%) Solaris
7 5 (3.65%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.65%) HPUX
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.19%) AIX
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.73%) VMS
10 1 (0.73%) SUSE
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.39%) ITIL
2 45 (32.85%) Service Management
3 17 (12.41%) Network Management
4 16 (11.68%) Change Management
4 16 (11.68%) SOA
4 16 (11.68%) Problem Management
5 15 (10.95%) Incident Management
6 13 (9.49%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.30%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.57%) Matrix Management
8 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.11%) High Availability
9 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.11%) Migration
10 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (4.38%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) SQL
2 18 (13.14%) Java
3 15 (10.95%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (3.65%) Perl
7 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.19%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) Python
8 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) R
10 1 (0.73%) C-shell
10 1 (0.73%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) Korn
10 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (34.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (32.12%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.98%) MCP
4 13 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.84%) CCNA
5 8 (5.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.11%) Degree
6 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.38%) CCNP
8 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.19%) CISM
9 3 (2.19%) CCSA
9 3 (2.19%) CCSE
9 3 (2.19%) CISSP
9 3 (2.19%) MCSE
9 3 (2.19%) CCSP
10 1 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.19%) NFS
6 3 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.46%) HDFS
7 2 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.73%) KVM
8 1 (0.73%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.73%) vSphere
8 1 (0.73%) Samba
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 19 (13.87%) OVSD
3 11 (8.03%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.65%) Nagios
4 5 (3.65%) SCOM
4 5 (3.65%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.65%) Puppet
5 4 (2.92%) Control-M
5 4 (2.92%) OPNET
5 4 (2.92%) Netcool
6 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.19%) Legato
6 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.19%) HP NNM
6 3 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.19%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.46%) Ambari
Vendors
1 125 (91.24%) HP
2 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.82%) Lotus
4 21 (15.33%) Cisco
5 19 (13.87%) Red Hat
6 14 (10.22%) Citrix
7 12 (8.76%) VMware
7 12 (8.76%) Splunk
8 11 (8.03%) BMC
9 10 (7.30%) IBM
9 10 (7.30%) F5
10 8 (5.84%) EMC
11 7 (5.11%) Sun
11 7 (5.11%) Informatica
11 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.65%) ArcSight
12 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.65%) Remedy
13 4 (2.92%) NetApp
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