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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 579 541 503
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -38
Contract jobs citing OpenView 49 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.70% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 26
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £100 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £479 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £184 £300
% change year-on-year
+112.24% -38.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%

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
4650 4359 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 7.97% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2560 2190
Average daily rate £400 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
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 £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 177
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.87 £31.55 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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 30 July 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 24 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 30 July 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 -51 48 £425 - 2
South East +7 23 £407 -
Berkshire +18 13 £208 -
London -21 11 £438 -2.72%
City of London 0 8 £438 +86.27%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £407 -
North West -23 7 £450 +350.00%
Cheshire -14 6 £450 +350.00%
Milton Keynes - 6 £399 -
Tyne and Wear -18 5 £263 +61.53% 1
North East -20 5 £263 +61.53% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 5 £263 +61.53% 1
Slough +1 3 £208 -
Warrington -13 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £531 -
East of England -12 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire -19 1 - -
West Yorkshire -25 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -29 1 £325 - 1
Leeds -30 1 £325 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 110 (87.30%) HP
2 63 (50.00%) ITIL
3 47 (37.30%) Windows
4 43 (34.13%) Security Cleared
5 37 (29.37%) SC Cleared
6 34 (26.98%) SLA
7 32 (25.40%) Service Management
7 32 (25.40%) VMware
8 31 (24.60%) Linux
9 28 (22.22%) SAN
9 28 (22.22%) Finance
10 27 (21.43%) DNS
11 26 (20.63%) Oracle
11 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (19.84%) Cisco
13 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 24 (19.05%) UNIX
13 24 (19.05%) MS Office
13 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 24 (19.05%) OVSD
14 23 (18.25%) Shell Script
15 22 (17.46%) Middleware
15 22 (17.46%) Firewall
15 22 (17.46%) Incident Management
16 20 (15.87%) LDAP
16 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
17 19 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (15.08%) SQL
17 19 (15.08%) Red Hat
18 18 (14.29%) Clustering

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.76%) AquaLogic
4 5 (3.97%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.17%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.38%) Lync
6 3 (2.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.59%) iPlanet
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.59%) SmartSockets
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.59%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) MS Office
1 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) SAN
2 27 (21.43%) DNS
3 22 (17.46%) Firewall
4 20 (15.87%) LDAP
5 16 (12.70%) NAS
6 15 (11.90%) WAN
7 14 (11.11%) DHCP
7 14 (11.11%) MPLS
8 13 (10.32%) OSPF
8 13 (10.32%) BGP
8 13 (10.32%) 3G
8 13 (10.32%) 4G
9 12 (9.52%) LAN
9 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 11 (8.73%) Wireless
10 11 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.94%) VRRP
11 10 (7.94%) EIGRP
11 10 (7.94%) HSRP
11 10 (7.94%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.35%) MySQL
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Subversion
2 8 (6.35%) Ant
2 8 (6.35%) PVCS
3 5 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) Juju
5 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.38%) Front Office
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) French Language
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Analyst
2 16 (12.70%) Architect
3 15 (11.90%) Incident Manager
4 13 (10.32%) Consultant
4 13 (10.32%) Service Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) OSS Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.76%) Administrator
11 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) Middleware
2 10 (7.94%) J2EE
3 9 (7.14%) Web Services
4 7 (5.56%) SOAP
5 6 (4.76%) JMS
5 6 (4.76%) JDBC
5 6 (4.76%) JNDI
6 3 (2.38%) CSS
7 2 (1.59%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.59%) XML
7 2 (1.59%) Java EE
7 2 (1.59%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.59%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.79%) RESTful
8 1 (0.79%) JSON
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.79%) XSD
8 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.29%) Clustering
3 13 (10.32%) Replication
4 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.97%) HACMP
8 4 (3.17%) CLARiiON
8 4 (3.17%) Symmetrix
8 4 (3.17%) EMC Centera
8 4 (3.17%) CMDB
8 4 (3.17%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.59%) User Experience
9 2 (1.59%) Equities
9 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.59%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.30%) Windows
2 31 (24.60%) Linux
3 24 (19.05%) UNIX
4 19 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.35%) Solaris
6 7 (5.56%) HPUX
7 5 (3.97%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.17%) AIX
9 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.00%) ITIL
2 32 (25.40%) Service Management
3 22 (17.46%) Incident Management
4 17 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (11.90%) Data Analysis
6 14 (11.11%) Migration
7 13 (10.32%) Matrix Management
7 13 (10.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
8 11 (8.73%) High Availability
9 10 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (7.94%) Project Management
9 10 (7.94%) SOA
10 9 (7.14%) Information Security
10 9 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.35%) Performance Management
11 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.56%) ETL
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
13 6 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) Shell Script
2 19 (15.08%) SQL
3 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.52%) Perl
6 11 (8.73%) Java
7 7 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (3.97%) Python
10 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.38%) VBScript
10 3 (2.38%) VB
11 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.59%) C-shell
11 2 (1.59%) Korn
12 1 (0.79%) R
12 1 (0.79%) C
12 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (34.13%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.56%) MCP
6 7 (5.56%) CCNA
7 4 (3.17%) CISSP
7 4 (3.17%) CISM
7 4 (3.17%) CCNP
8 3 (2.38%) CCSA
9 2 (1.59%) PMP
9 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.79%) Degree
10 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.79%) MCSE
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.79%) RHCE
10 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.98%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (6.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (3.97%) NFS
6 3 (2.38%) Samba
6 3 (2.38%) KVM
6 3 (2.38%) UAG
7 2 (1.59%) Docker
7 2 (1.59%) LXC
7 2 (1.59%) vCloud
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.59%) vSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (19.05%) OVSD
2 15 (11.90%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (9.52%) HP NNM
4 11 (8.73%) SCCM
4 11 (8.73%) SCOM
5 10 (7.94%) Control-M
5 10 (7.94%) AirWatch
6 8 (6.35%) Puppet
6 8 (6.35%) Tivoli
7 7 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (5.56%) NetBackup
8 6 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Netcool
9 5 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (2.38%) Unicenter
10 3 (2.38%) Legato
10 3 (2.38%) Cacti
11 2 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 110 (87.30%) HP
2 32 (25.40%) VMware
3 26 (20.63%) Oracle
4 25 (19.84%) Cisco
5 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.08%) Red Hat
7 18 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 17 (13.49%) Veritas
9 15 (11.90%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.11%) IBM
11 12 (9.52%) Sun
11 12 (9.52%) Aruba
12 11 (8.73%) BMC
12 11 (8.73%) Websense
13 10 (7.94%) Remedy
13 10 (7.94%) SevOne
14 9 (7.14%) Veeam
15 8 (6.35%) Splunk
15 8 (6.35%) Citrix
16 7 (5.56%) EMC
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