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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 545 529 474
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -55
Contract jobs citing OpenView 68 63 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 1.52% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £100 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £135 £350
% change year-on-year
+159.25% -61.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -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
4546 4148 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2401 2115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 127 170
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £34.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 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 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 3 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 -26 66 £375 -16.66% 6
South East +8 22 £407 -
London -22 19 £375 -16.66% 5
Berkshire - 12 £248 -
Yorkshire -13 8 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £407 -
West Yorkshire -13 7 £325 - 1
North West -15 7 £450 +350.00%
Leeds -19 7 £325 - 1
City of London -3 6 £425 +80.85%
Cheshire -4 6 £450 +350.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 6 £250 +53.84%
North East -16 6 £250 +53.84%
Tyne and Wear -16 6 £250 +53.84%
Milton Keynes - 6 £399 -
Warrington -2 2 - -
Kent - 2 £531 -
Reading - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £248 -
South West -8 1 £300 -
East of England -18 1 - -
Hertfordshire -22 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £650 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £650 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 111 (86.05%) HP
2 65 (50.39%) ITIL
3 47 (36.43%) Windows
4 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
5 36 (27.91%) SC Cleared
5 36 (27.91%) SLA
6 34 (26.36%) Service Management
7 30 (23.26%) Linux
8 29 (22.48%) MS Office
9 28 (21.71%) MS Excel
9 28 (21.71%) VMware
10 27 (20.93%) Finance
10 27 (20.93%) Oracle
11 26 (20.16%) OVSD
12 25 (19.38%) Cisco
12 25 (19.38%) DNS
12 25 (19.38%) SAN
13 24 (18.60%) UNIX
14 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (17.05%) Shell Script
15 22 (17.05%) Incident Management
16 19 (14.73%) LDAP
16 19 (14.73%) SolarWinds
17 18 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (13.95%) SQL
17 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
17 18 (13.95%) Middleware
17 18 (13.95%) Clustering
17 18 (13.95%) Firewall

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (6.98%) WebLogic
1 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.20%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.88%) AquaLogic
4 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.33%) Lync
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (1.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.55%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.55%) SmartSockets
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (22.48%) MS Office
2 28 (21.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.55%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.55%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) DNS
1 25 (19.38%) SAN
2 19 (14.73%) LDAP
3 18 (13.95%) Firewall
4 13 (10.08%) NAS
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (9.30%) DHCP
5 12 (9.30%) MPLS
5 12 (9.30%) OSPF
5 12 (9.30%) BGP
6 11 (8.53%) WAN
6 11 (8.53%) Wireless
6 11 (8.53%) 3G
6 11 (8.53%) 4G
7 10 (7.75%) HSRP
7 10 (7.75%) VoLTE
7 10 (7.75%) EIGRP
7 10 (7.75%) VRRP
7 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.98%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) MySQL
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.55%) HBase
7 2 (1.55%) Big Data
7 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Subversion
2 8 (6.20%) PVCS
3 7 (5.43%) Ant
4 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.55%) Juju
5 2 (1.55%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.55%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.75%) Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Legal
4 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.33%) Front Office
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.33%) French Language
5 3 (2.33%) German Language
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Analyst
2 18 (13.95%) Service Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Architect
4 15 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (11.63%) Incident Manager
5 12 (9.30%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.53%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) OSS Architect
7 10 (7.75%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.43%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.43%) Administrator
11 6 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) Middleware
2 9 (6.98%) J2EE
3 8 (6.20%) Web Services
4 6 (4.65%) SOAP
5 5 (3.88%) JMS
5 5 (3.88%) JDBC
5 5 (3.88%) JNDI
6 2 (1.55%) Java EE
6 2 (1.55%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.55%) Spring
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.55%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.55%) XML
6 2 (1.55%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (1.55%) Kafka
7 1 (0.78%) XSD
7 1 (0.78%) .NET
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) RESTful
7 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Clustering
2 17 (13.18%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.53%) Replication
4 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.88%) HACMP
7 4 (3.10%) CLARiiON
7 4 (3.10%) Symmetrix
7 4 (3.10%) EMC Centera
7 4 (3.10%) CMDB
7 4 (3.10%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 2 (1.55%) Equities
8 2 (1.55%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.55%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.43%) Windows
2 30 (23.26%) Linux
3 24 (18.60%) UNIX
4 18 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.20%) Solaris
6 7 (5.43%) HPUX
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.88%) Windows NT
8 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.10%) AIX
9 4 (3.10%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.55%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.39%) ITIL
2 34 (26.36%) Service Management
3 22 (17.05%) Incident Management
4 15 (11.63%) Data Analysis
5 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.08%) Matrix Management
7 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (8.53%) Migration
9 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.75%) Project Management
9 10 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (7.75%) High Availability
9 10 (7.75%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.98%) SOA
10 9 (6.98%) Information Security
11 8 (6.20%) Performance Management
12 7 (5.43%) ETL
12 7 (5.43%) Change Management
13 6 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) Shell Script
2 18 (13.95%) SQL
3 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.08%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.30%) Perl
5 12 (9.30%) Java
6 7 (5.43%) Python
6 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.55%) VBScript
9 2 (1.55%) VB
9 2 (1.55%) Korn
9 2 (1.55%) C-shell
10 1 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 36 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.75%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.75%) MCP
5 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.65%) CCNA
7 4 (3.10%) CISSP
7 4 (3.10%) CISM
8 3 (2.33%) CCSA
9 2 (1.55%) Degree
9 2 (1.55%) PMP
9 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.55%) CCNP
10 1 (0.78%) APMP
10 1 (0.78%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.78%) MCSE
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.91%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) QA
3 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (3.88%) NFS
7 3 (2.33%) Samba
7 3 (2.33%) KVM
7 3 (2.33%) UAG
8 2 (1.55%) Docker
8 2 (1.55%) HDFS
8 2 (1.55%) LXC
8 2 (1.55%) vSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.55%) vCloud
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.78%) Xen
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (20.16%) OVSD
2 15 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (9.30%) HP NNM
4 11 (8.53%) SCOM
5 10 (7.75%) AirWatch
6 9 (6.98%) Puppet
6 9 (6.98%) Control-M
7 8 (6.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (6.20%) Tivoli
7 8 (6.20%) SCCM
8 7 (5.43%) NetBackup
8 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (4.65%) Netcool
10 5 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (2.33%) Unicenter
11 3 (2.33%) Legato
11 3 (2.33%) Nagios
12 2 (1.55%) OPNET
12 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (86.05%) HP
2 28 (21.71%) VMware
3 27 (20.93%) Oracle
4 25 (19.38%) Cisco
5 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.73%) SolarWinds
7 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
8 16 (12.40%) CheckPoint
9 14 (10.85%) Veritas
10 13 (10.08%) IBM
11 12 (9.30%) Sun
11 12 (9.30%) Aruba
12 11 (8.53%) Websense
13 10 (7.75%) Remedy
13 10 (7.75%) BMC
13 10 (7.75%) SevOne
14 9 (6.98%) Splunk
15 8 (6.20%) Citrix
15 8 (6.20%) Lotus
16 7 (5.43%) EMC