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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 598 538 517
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -21
Contract jobs citing OpenView 27 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 1.75% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £163 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £182 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -57.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £10.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £10.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -26.31%

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
4785 4457 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2928 2634 2312
Average daily rate £403 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 19 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 28 August 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 -60 26 £375 -11.76% 3
City of London +11 8 £438 +9.43%
London -4 8 £438 +3.00% 2
South East -18 7 £208 - 1
Berkshire -1 6 £208 - 1
Slough +4 5 £208 -
Cheshire -9 5 £450 +350.00%
North West -37 5 £450 +202.52%
North East -25 4 £263 +61.04%
Tyne and Wear -25 4 £263 +61.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 4 £263 +61.04%
Warrington -13 3 £110 +10.00%
East of England -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -23 1 £325 -
Leeds -28 1 £325 -
Yorkshire -30 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £550 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (87.50%) HP
2 44 (42.31%) ITIL
3 40 (38.46%) Windows
4 33 (31.73%) VMware
5 31 (29.81%) DNS
6 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
7 28 (26.92%) Cisco
8 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (24.04%) Linux
9 25 (24.04%) Firewall
10 24 (23.08%) SAN
11 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
12 22 (21.15%) Finance
12 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
13 21 (20.19%) Middleware
13 21 (20.19%) UNIX
13 21 (20.19%) Oracle
14 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
14 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
14 19 (18.27%) Service Management
15 18 (17.31%) SLA
15 18 (17.31%) WAN
15 18 (17.31%) DHCP
15 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
16 17 (16.35%) SolarWinds
16 17 (16.35%) Veritas
16 17 (16.35%) BGP
16 17 (16.35%) MPLS
16 17 (16.35%) OSPF

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
1 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) AquaLogic
3 4 (3.85%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.88%) JBoss
4 3 (2.88%) Lync
5 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.92%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.92%) SmartSockets
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.92%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) DNS
2 25 (24.04%) Firewall
3 24 (23.08%) SAN
4 18 (17.31%) WAN
4 18 (17.31%) DHCP
5 17 (16.35%) MPLS
5 17 (16.35%) OSPF
5 17 (16.35%) BGP
6 16 (15.38%) LAN
6 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 15 (14.42%) 3G
7 15 (14.42%) 4G
8 14 (13.46%) LDAP
9 12 (11.54%) NAS
10 11 (10.58%) EIGRP
10 11 (10.58%) Wireless
10 11 (10.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.62%) VRRP
11 10 (9.62%) HSRP
11 10 (9.62%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (4.81%) Ant
2 5 (4.81%) PVCS
2 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 2 (1.92%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.92%) Juju
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.62%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Front Office
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Architect
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.58%) Consultant
5 10 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) OSS Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Incident Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) Middleware
2 8 (7.69%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) J2EE
4 6 (5.77%) CSS
4 6 (5.77%) SOAP
5 5 (4.81%) JDBC
5 5 (4.81%) JMS
5 5 (4.81%) JNDI
6 2 (1.92%) Java EE
6 2 (1.92%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.92%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.92%) XML
6 2 (1.92%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.96%) XSD
7 1 (0.96%) .NET
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) JSON
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Clustering
2 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (8.65%) Replication
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) HACMP
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) CMDB
8 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) PMI
8 2 (1.92%) NHS
8 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.92%) Equities
9 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 25 (24.04%) Linux
3 21 (20.19%) UNIX
4 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.73%) Solaris
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.85%) AIX
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.88%) HPUX
9 2 (1.92%) SUSE
9 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) ITIL
2 19 (18.27%) Service Management
3 14 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 10 (9.62%) Migration
5 10 (9.62%) Project Management
5 10 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (9.62%) High Availability
6 9 (8.65%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.65%) SOA
7 8 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.73%) Information Security
9 6 (5.77%) ETL
10 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
2 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 15 (14.42%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) Perl
5 10 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.69%) Java
7 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (4.81%) Python
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) VBScript
9 3 (2.88%) VB
10 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.92%) C-shell
10 2 (1.92%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.58%) CCNA
5 7 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (6.73%) CCNP
6 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) MCP
7 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.88%) CCSA
9 2 (1.92%) PMP
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.96%) RHCE
10 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.96%) HNC
10 1 (0.96%) MCSE
10 1 (0.96%) CISSP
10 1 (0.96%) CISM
10 1 (0.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.81%) NFS
5 5 (4.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.88%) Samba
6 3 (2.88%) KVM
6 3 (2.88%) UAG
7 2 (1.92%) Docker
7 2 (1.92%) LXC
7 2 (1.92%) vCloud
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (12.50%) SCCM
3 12 (11.54%) OVSD
4 11 (10.58%) HP NNM
4 11 (10.58%) SCOM
5 10 (9.62%) AirWatch
5 10 (9.62%) Control-M
6 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 8 (7.69%) Puppet
7 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
8 6 (5.77%) Cacti
8 6 (5.77%) Netcool
8 6 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Unicenter
10 3 (2.88%) Legato
10 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.92%) OPNET
11 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 91 (87.50%) HP
2 33 (31.73%) VMware
3 28 (26.92%) Cisco
4 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.19%) Oracle
6 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
7 17 (16.35%) Veritas
7 17 (16.35%) SolarWinds
8 14 (13.46%) CheckPoint
9 11 (10.58%) Websense
9 11 (10.58%) Aruba
10 10 (9.62%) SevOne
10 10 (9.62%) IBM
11 9 (8.65%) Sun
11 9 (8.65%) Veeam
12 8 (7.69%) BMC
13 7 (6.73%) Remedy
14 6 (5.77%) Citrix
15 5 (4.81%) Informatica
15 5 (4.81%) Dell
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