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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 523 495 434
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -61
Contract jobs citing OpenView 78 80 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 2.04% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 65
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£425 £423 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +35.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £100 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £464 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £201 £385 £283
% change year-on-year
-47.79% +36.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -21.42%

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
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

OpenView Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenView
Top 30 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 20 August 2014. 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 -23 76 £425 - 6
London +24 33 £438 +2.94% 2
East of England -14 13 - - 1
North West - 11 £135 -
Hertfordshire - 9 - - 1
Warrington - 7 £100 -
Cheshire - 7 £100 -
South East -23 6 - - 2
South West - 6 £488 -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Berkshire +1 3 - - 2
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
City of London +30 1 £235 -32.85%
Docklands, London - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hook - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Warwick - - - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 118 (87.41%) HP
2 56 (41.48%) ITIL
3 53 (39.26%) Security Cleared
4 50 (37.04%) Windows
5 39 (28.89%) MS Excel
6 38 (28.15%) SLA
7 37 (27.41%) MS Office
7 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
8 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
10 31 (22.96%) OVSD
11 26 (19.26%) Finance
12 25 (18.52%) Windows XP
13 23 (17.04%) Cisco
13 23 (17.04%) MCP
13 23 (17.04%) Linux
14 22 (16.30%) UNIX
14 22 (16.30%) Firewall
15 19 (14.07%) Service Management
15 19 (14.07%) SQL
15 19 (14.07%) IBM
16 18 (13.33%) VPN
17 17 (12.59%) DNS
17 17 (12.59%) LAN
18 16 (11.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 15 (11.11%) Internet
20 14 (10.37%) Remedy
20 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
20 14 (10.37%) Manufacturing
20 14 (10.37%) VMware

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (8.89%) IBM Notes
1 12 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.19%) IIS
4 6 (4.44%) Apache
5 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 37 (27.41%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) Firewall
2 18 (13.33%) VPN
3 17 (12.59%) DNS
3 17 (12.59%) LAN
4 15 (11.11%) Internet
5 11 (8.15%) WAN
5 11 (8.15%) SAN
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (6.67%) NAS
8 8 (5.93%) DHCP
8 8 (5.93%) HTTP
8 8 (5.93%) Network Security
9 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.44%) IPv4
11 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.70%) SSL
12 4 (2.96%) FTP
12 4 (2.96%) ATM
12 4 (2.96%) IPsec
12 4 (2.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) MySQL
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) JMeter
1 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.22%) Hudson
2 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (2.22%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) Maven
3 2 (1.48%) MSI
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.63%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.89%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.93%) Back Office
6 5 (3.70%) Retail
7 4 (2.96%) Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (40.00%) Analyst
2 32 (23.70%) Service Analyst
3 31 (22.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) Consultant
5 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Capacity Manager
5 8 (5.93%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Network Consultant
6 6 (4.44%) Architect
6 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (2.96%) Team Leader
8 4 (2.96%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Middleware
2 4 (2.96%) J2EE
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.22%) Java EE
4 2 (1.48%) .NET
4 2 (1.48%) HTML
4 2 (1.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.48%) WAP
5 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.74%) Servlets
5 1 (0.74%) Web Services
5 1 (0.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) AS400
1 10 (7.41%) Clustering
1 10 (7.41%) Statistics
2 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.93%) SecurID
2 8 (5.93%) VAX
2 8 (5.93%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.22%) Replication
3 3 (2.22%) CESG
3 3 (2.22%) NHS
4 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.48%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.04%) Windows
2 25 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 23 (17.04%) Linux
4 22 (16.30%) UNIX
5 11 (8.15%) Solaris
6 9 (6.67%) VMS
7 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.48%) MVS
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.48%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Service Management
3 10 (7.41%) Network Management
3 10 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.67%) Change Management
5 7 (5.19%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.19%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.44%) SOA
6 6 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.70%) Analytics
7 5 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 5 (3.70%) Stress Testing
7 5 (3.70%) Volume Testing
7 5 (3.70%) Scalability Testing
7 5 (3.70%) Project Management
8 4 (2.96%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.70%) VBScript
3 5 (3.70%) Perl
3 5 (3.70%) PHP
3 5 (3.70%) C#
4 4 (2.96%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) C
5 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.48%) Korn
5 2 (1.48%) AWK
5 2 (1.48%) sed
5 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (39.26%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.04%) MCP
4 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.41%) MCDST
6 9 (6.67%) CCNP
7 7 (5.19%) CCNA
8 4 (2.96%) Degree
8 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) MCSE
9 2 (1.48%) PMP
9 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.48%) CCSP
9 2 (1.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.48%) CCSE
9 2 (1.48%) CCSA
9 2 (1.48%) CISM
10 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (28.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.44%) ISA Server
4 5 (3.70%) NFS
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (22.96%) OVSD
2 16 (11.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (8.89%) HP SIM
4 11 (8.15%) Netcool
5 10 (7.41%) SCCM
6 9 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (6.67%) Control-M
6 9 (6.67%) Tivoli
6 9 (6.67%) Nagios
7 8 (5.93%) Tivoli NetView
7 8 (5.93%) Legato
7 8 (5.93%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (5.93%) NetBackup
7 8 (5.93%) Backup Exec
8 7 (5.19%) DameWare
9 5 (3.70%) Cacti
10 4 (2.96%) HP NNM
10 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (2.96%) SCOM
11 3 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 118 (87.41%) HP
2 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.04%) Cisco
4 19 (14.07%) IBM
5 14 (10.37%) Remedy
5 14 (10.37%) VMware
6 13 (9.63%) McAfee
7 12 (8.89%) Lotus
7 12 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.89%) Oracle
7 12 (8.89%) F5
8 10 (7.41%) Veritas
9 8 (5.93%) Citrix
9 8 (5.93%) BMC
9 8 (5.93%) Wall Street Systems
10 7 (5.19%) EMC
11 6 (4.44%) Clearswift
11 6 (4.44%) Dell
11 6 (4.44%) Nokia
12 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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