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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 589 611 554
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -57
Contract jobs citing OpenView 32 33 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.060% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.71% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 41
Median daily rate £410 £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £150
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +158.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50

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
5417 4648 5050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.88% 8.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 2850 3112
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 173
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 7 December 2016.

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 29 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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 22 £419 -6.94% 2
Scotland - 9 £410 -
London -1 8 £450 -25.00%
West Lothian - 6 £413 -
Yorkshire - 6 £288 - 2
South East +35 5 £363 -22.66%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Livingston - 4 £420 -
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
City of London -5 2 £450 -10.00%
Surrey - 2 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £288 - 2
North West +5 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Northern Ireland -21 1 - -
County Antrim -21 1 - -
Belfast -22 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £200 - 2
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Chessington - 1 £388 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 83 (91.21%) HP
2 33 (36.26%) ITIL
3 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (34.07%) Windows
5 30 (32.97%) Oracle
6 26 (28.57%) Clustering
7 25 (27.47%) Firewall
7 25 (27.47%) Middleware
8 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
9 22 (24.18%) High Availability
10 21 (23.08%) ITIL V3
10 21 (23.08%) DNS
10 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 21 (23.08%) Change Management
10 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
11 20 (21.98%) Finance
11 20 (21.98%) Java
11 20 (21.98%) SAN
12 19 (20.88%) Unix
12 19 (20.88%) Linux
13 18 (19.78%) Internet
14 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (18.68%) Solaris
14 17 (18.68%) SQL
14 17 (18.68%) Cisco
14 17 (18.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (18.68%) Presales
15 16 (17.58%) Performance Testing
15 16 (17.58%) MS Excel

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 12 (13.19%) Apache
2 11 (12.09%) IBM Notes
2 11 (12.09%) IIS
3 10 (10.99%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.30%) iPlanet
5 3 (3.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) DNS
3 20 (21.98%) SAN
4 18 (19.78%) Internet
5 16 (17.58%) DHCP
6 14 (15.38%) FTP
6 14 (15.38%) HTTP
6 14 (15.38%) NAS
6 14 (15.38%) SSH
7 8 (8.79%) LDAP
8 6 (6.59%) BGP
8 6 (6.59%) OSPF
9 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.49%) MPLS
9 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.49%) Wireless
10 4 (4.40%) BIG-IP
10 4 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.59%) OLTP
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MSI
2 10 (10.99%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Technical Leader
3 7 (7.69%) Architect
3 7 (7.69%) Tester
4 6 (6.59%) Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Performance Tester
4 6 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Wintel Support
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) Middleware
2 12 (13.19%) J2EE
3 6 (6.59%) SAML
4 3 (3.30%) JSP
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (3.30%) Velocity
5 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Clustering
2 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.89%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.59%) CMDB
4 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.59%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (6.59%) PKI
5 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.40%) User Experience
7 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.30%) AS400
7 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.30%) Derivative
7 3 (3.30%) HP Storage
7 3 (3.30%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.30%) Replication
7 3 (3.30%) Tandem
8 2 (2.20%) e-Health
8 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 19 (20.88%) Unix
3 17 (18.68%) Solaris
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) AIX
9 3 (3.30%) HPUX
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.20%) SUSE
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) ITIL
2 22 (24.18%) High Availability
3 21 (23.08%) Change Management
3 21 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 17 (18.68%) Presales
5 16 (17.58%) CRM
5 16 (17.58%) Performance Testing
6 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.19%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.09%) Application Packaging
8 11 (12.09%) Network Management
8 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (10.99%) Incident Management
9 10 (10.99%) Problem Management
9 10 (10.99%) Service Management
10 9 (9.89%) Migration
10 9 (9.89%) Network Architecture
10 9 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) Java
2 17 (18.68%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.40%) Perl
5 3 (3.30%) VB
6 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) CCNP
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) CCNA
6 6 (6.59%) MCSE
7 4 (4.40%) MCP
8 3 (3.30%) Degree
8 3 (3.30%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.30%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.20%) CCSE
9 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.20%) RHCE
9 2 (2.20%) RHCT
10 1 (1.10%) CCIE
10 1 (1.10%) CISSP
10 1 (1.10%) HNC
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (16.48%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.59%) NFS
5 6 (6.59%) Samba
5 6 (6.59%) vSphere
6 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Clustering
1 15 (16.48%) Nagios
2 12 (13.19%) NetBackup
2 12 (13.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (12.09%) Perfmon
4 10 (10.99%) HP SiteScope
4 10 (10.99%) Tivoli
5 9 (9.89%) HP SIM
6 8 (8.79%) Puppet
7 7 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (6.59%) SCCM
9 4 (4.40%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (4.40%) SCOM
9 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (2.20%) OPNET
11 2 (2.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 83 (91.21%) HP
2 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 30 (32.97%) Oracle
4 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.68%) Cisco
6 15 (16.48%) Citrix
6 15 (16.48%) Sun
7 13 (14.29%) Opsware
8 12 (13.19%) IBM
9 11 (12.09%) Lotus
9 11 (12.09%) Red Hat
10 10 (10.99%) BMC
10 10 (10.99%) F5
10 10 (10.99%) NetApp
10 10 (10.99%) Veritas
11 9 (9.89%) 3PAR
11 9 (9.89%) Brocade
11 9 (9.89%) Juniper
12 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.49%) Symantec
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