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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 523 557 478
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -79
Contract jobs citing OpenView 71 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.63% 1.02% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 40
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £147 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £503 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £235 £331
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -29.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.65 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -56.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.65 £24.34
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -56.23%

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
4355 4206 3340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.62% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2416 1915
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 155 169
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +30 71 £369 +13.46% 5
London +16 23 £388 -22.50%
South East +9 21 £328 -2.96%
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £325 -3.70%
City of London +23 8 £463 +37.03%
Milton Keynes -1 7 £328 -2.96%
Yorkshire - 7 £290 - 1
Cheshire -5 6 £120 -
Warrington -14 6 £120 -
North West -18 6 £120 - 1
Leeds - 6 £290 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £290 - 1
East of England +16 3 £420 +300.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 3 £250 +12.35% 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £420 -
Tyne and Wear +2 3 £250 +12.35% 1
North East -7 3 £250 +12.35% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £380 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Rickmansworth -3 2 - -
Slough - 2 £288 -
Tonbridge - 2 £488 -
Devon - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £347 -
Oxford - 2 £375 -
Exeter - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £380 -
Kent - 2 £488 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £347 -
Berkshire - 2 £288 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (86.61%) HP
2 68 (53.54%) ITIL
3 47 (37.01%) Windows
4 41 (32.28%) Security Cleared
5 40 (31.50%) SLA
6 39 (30.71%) MS Office
6 39 (30.71%) Service Management
7 36 (28.35%) SC Cleared
8 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
9 28 (22.05%) Cisco
10 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
11 25 (19.69%) Oracle
11 25 (19.69%) Linux
12 24 (18.90%) Finance
13 23 (18.11%) DNS
14 22 (17.32%) OVSD
15 21 (16.54%) VMware
16 20 (15.75%) UNIX
17 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (14.17%) IBM Notes
18 18 (14.17%) MCP
18 18 (14.17%) SAN
18 18 (14.17%) Lotus
19 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
19 17 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 17 (13.39%) SolarWinds
20 16 (12.60%) LDAP
20 16 (12.60%) DHCP
21 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
21 15 (11.81%) Network Monitoring

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (14.17%) IBM Notes
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 5 (3.94%) AquaLogic
4 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.57%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.57%) JBoss
5 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) SmartSockets
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (30.71%) MS Office
2 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Office 365
3 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.57%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.11%) DNS
2 18 (14.17%) SAN
3 16 (12.60%) LDAP
3 16 (12.60%) DHCP
4 14 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (11.02%) Firewall
5 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.66%) Wireless
7 10 (7.87%) MPLS
7 10 (7.87%) OSPF
7 10 (7.87%) BGP
8 9 (7.09%) EIGRP
8 9 (7.09%) VRRP
8 9 (7.09%) HSRP
9 8 (6.30%) DSL
9 8 (6.30%) Internet
10 7 (5.51%) VPN
10 7 (5.51%) WAN
10 7 (5.51%) Network Security
11 6 (4.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.94%) MySQL
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.57%) HBase
3 2 (1.57%) Big Data
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Subversion
2 7 (5.51%) PVCS
3 5 (3.94%) Ant
4 3 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.57%) Juju
5 2 (1.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.15%) French Language
4 4 (3.15%) German Language
5 2 (1.57%) Automotive
5 2 (1.57%) Law
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Analyst
2 27 (21.26%) Service Analyst
3 24 (18.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (12.60%) Network Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Incident Manager
5 13 (10.24%) Security Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Consultant
9 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.15%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Network Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.15%) Architect
12 3 (2.36%) Network Consultant
12 3 (2.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Middleware
2 7 (5.51%) J2EE
3 5 (3.94%) Web Services
3 5 (3.94%) XML
4 4 (3.15%) Java EE
5 3 (2.36%) JMS
5 3 (2.36%) WAP
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
5 3 (2.36%) JDBC
5 3 (2.36%) JNDI
6 2 (1.57%) Kafka
6 2 (1.57%) Spring
6 2 (1.57%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.79%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.94%) Replication
5 4 (3.15%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (3.15%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.15%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.15%) EMC Centera
6 3 (2.36%) HACMP
6 3 (2.36%) NHS
6 3 (2.36%) CMDB
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 2 (1.57%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.01%) Windows
2 25 (19.69%) Linux
3 20 (15.75%) UNIX
4 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.30%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.72%) HPUX
7 6 (4.72%) Windows NT
8 5 (3.94%) Solaris
8 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.57%) SUSE
10 2 (1.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.79%) VMS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) ITIL
2 39 (30.71%) Service Management
3 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
3 15 (11.81%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (10.24%) Data Analysis
5 12 (9.45%) Network Management
5 12 (9.45%) Change Management
6 11 (8.66%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.66%) Matrix Management
7 10 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.30%) Information Security
8 8 (6.30%) SOA
9 7 (5.51%) Project Management
9 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.51%) Migration
10 6 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.94%) ETL
11 5 (3.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
2 12 (9.45%) SQL
3 10 (7.87%) Java
4 9 (7.09%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.51%) Perl
6 5 (3.94%) Python
7 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
8 3 (2.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.57%) C-shell
9 2 (1.57%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (32.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (28.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.17%) MCP
4 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.87%) CCNA
6 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.94%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) CCSA
8 4 (3.15%) CISM
8 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.15%) CISSP
8 4 (3.15%) MCSE
8 4 (3.15%) CCNP
9 3 (2.36%) CCSP
9 3 (2.36%) CCSE
10 2 (1.57%) PMP
10 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.79%) RHCE
11 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.50%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.36%) NFS
5 3 (2.36%) Samba
5 3 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.57%) LXC
6 2 (1.57%) KVM
6 2 (1.57%) Docker
6 2 (1.57%) HDFS
6 2 (1.57%) vCloud
6 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) OVSD
2 17 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (10.24%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (7.09%) AirWatch
5 7 (5.51%) Tivoli
5 7 (5.51%) Puppet
5 7 (5.51%) SCOM
6 6 (4.72%) Netcool
7 5 (3.94%) Nagios
7 5 (3.94%) Control-M
7 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.15%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.36%) Legato
9 3 (2.36%) HP NNM
10 2 (1.57%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.57%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (86.61%) HP
2 28 (22.05%) Cisco
3 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.69%) Oracle
5 21 (16.54%) VMware
6 18 (14.17%) Lotus
7 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
7 17 (13.39%) SolarWinds
8 13 (10.24%) Red Hat
9 11 (8.66%) Citrix
9 11 (8.66%) Splunk
9 11 (8.66%) Aruba
10 10 (7.87%) Websense
11 9 (7.09%) Remedy
11 9 (7.09%) F5
12 8 (6.30%) Sun
13 7 (5.51%) IBM
13 7 (5.51%) EMC
14 6 (4.72%) ArcSight
14 6 (4.72%) BMC
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