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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView (HPOV)
UK
Rank 573 580 556
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenView 22 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.87% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 38
Median daily rate £415 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £599 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £290 £255
% change year-on-year
+39.65% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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
4763 4392 4404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 8.80% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 2713 2647
Median daily rate £475 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 145 138
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.85 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.29% +17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £52.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%

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 17 January 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 19 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 17 January 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
England -2 13 £450 +40.62% 7
Scotland - 9 £410 -
West Lothian - 6 £413 -
London +10 5 £450 -25.00% 3
Livingston - 4 £420 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 £288 -0.86% 4
Yorkshire +14 3 £288 +1.76% 4
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
South East +9 2 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £200 -
City of London - 2 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
North West - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 56 (88.89%) HP
2 21 (33.33%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) VMware
2 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (28.57%) Finance
3 18 (28.57%) ITIL
3 18 (28.57%) Unix
3 18 (28.57%) Solaris
3 18 (28.57%) Linux
4 17 (26.98%) Windows
4 17 (26.98%) Oracle
5 16 (25.40%) Cisco
5 16 (25.40%) Sun
5 16 (25.40%) SAN
5 16 (25.40%) Performance Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Clustering
7 13 (20.63%) NetBackup
7 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (20.63%) Internet
7 13 (20.63%) J2EE
8 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.05%) Nagios
8 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 12 (19.05%) ITIL V3
8 12 (19.05%) Presales
9 11 (17.46%) High Availability
9 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (17.46%) Veritas
9 11 (17.46%) NetApp
9 11 (17.46%) BMC

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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.35%) iPlanet
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
2 13 (20.63%) Internet
3 10 (15.87%) FTP
3 10 (15.87%) NAS
3 10 (15.87%) SSH
4 9 (14.29%) DNS
4 9 (14.29%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) HTTP
4 9 (14.29%) LDAP
5 5 (7.94%) BGP
5 5 (7.94%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.94%) OSPF
5 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.35%) DHCP
6 4 (6.35%) LAN
6 4 (6.35%) MPLS
7 3 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (4.76%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MySQL
2 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) OLTP
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) DB2
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) J2EE
2 10 (15.87%) Middleware
3 6 (9.52%) SAML
4 4 (6.35%) JSP
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (4.76%) Velocity
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Clustering
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (9.52%) PKI
3 6 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.35%) HP Storage
4 4 (6.35%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Derivative
5 3 (4.76%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (3.17%) e-Health
6 2 (3.17%) Fintech
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
1 18 (28.57%) Solaris
1 18 (28.57%) Unix
2 17 (26.98%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.35%) AIX
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) Android
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) Performance Testing
3 12 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 12 (19.05%) Presales
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) High Availability
4 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (15.87%) CRM
6 9 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 9 (14.29%) Service Management
7 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.70%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (12.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (12.70%) SOA
8 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.11%) Open Source
8 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.52%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) CCNP
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.35%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) RHCE
5 2 (3.17%) RHCT
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
6 1 (1.59%) HND
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) JSP 440
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (9.52%) NFS
3 6 (9.52%) Samba
3 6 (9.52%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) NetBackup
2 12 (19.05%) Nagios
3 9 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 8 (12.70%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (12.70%) Puppet
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (9.52%) SCCM
6 5 (7.94%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (4.76%) SCOM
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (3.17%) Control-M
9 2 (3.17%) OPNET
9 2 (3.17%) OVSD
10 1 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) HP
2 21 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (26.98%) Oracle
4 16 (25.40%) Cisco
4 16 (25.40%) Sun
5 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 11 (17.46%) BMC
6 11 (17.46%) F5
6 11 (17.46%) IBM
6 11 (17.46%) NetApp
6 11 (17.46%) Veritas
7 10 (15.87%) 3PAR
8 9 (14.29%) Brocade
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.29%) Opsware
9 6 (9.52%) Symantec
10 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
11 4 (6.35%) BEA
11 4 (6.35%) EMC
12 3 (4.76%) Citrix