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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 575 630 563
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -67
Contract jobs citing OpenView 64 27 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.046% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 0.54% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 32
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £208 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £236 £201
% change year-on-year
+86.24% +17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +142.85%

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
5860 5041 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.99% 8.65% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3092 2772
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 166 156
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.87% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 28 August 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 20 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 28 August 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 +40 64 £450 +20.00% 7
London +13 24 £450 +2.79% 3
North East -3 21 £260 -0.95% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 20 £260 -0.95% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 20 £260 -0.95% 1
East of England +30 13 £494 -
Norwich - 9 £500 -
Norfolk - 9 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £325 -
Berkshire +10 3 £406 +95.78% 1
South East +3 3 £406 +95.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £325 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Cheshire +5 1 - - 1
North West +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £488 -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 £375 -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 91 (87.50%) HP
2 55 (52.88%) Windows
3 54 (51.92%) ITIL
4 52 (50.00%) VMware
5 47 (45.19%) Firewall
6 46 (44.23%) Oracle
7 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 40 (38.46%) Middleware
9 35 (33.65%) Clustering
10 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
11 32 (30.77%) DNS
11 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
12 31 (29.81%) Management Information System
13 30 (28.85%) ITIL V3
13 30 (28.85%) High Availability
14 28 (26.92%) SQL
14 28 (26.92%) Linux
15 27 (25.96%) DHCP
16 26 (25.00%) Unix
16 26 (25.00%) Citrix
16 26 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
17 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
18 24 (23.08%) SAN
18 24 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
18 24 (23.08%) Terminal Services
18 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 24 (23.08%) 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 21 (20.19%) Apache
1 21 (20.19%) IBM Notes
1 21 (20.19%) IIS
2 12 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.73%) iPlanet
4 6 (5.77%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.81%) Office 365
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.96%) Heroku
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (45.19%) Firewall
2 32 (30.77%) DNS
3 27 (25.96%) DHCP
4 24 (23.08%) SAN
5 18 (17.31%) NAS
6 16 (15.38%) FTP
6 16 (15.38%) Internet
6 16 (15.38%) SSH
7 15 (14.42%) HTTP
8 11 (10.58%) LDAP
9 9 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (7.69%) VPN
10 8 (7.69%) Wireless
11 7 (6.73%) BGP
11 7 (6.73%) BIG-IP
11 7 (6.73%) IP Telephony
11 7 (6.73%) IPsec
11 7 (6.73%) OSPF
11 7 (6.73%) SNMP
11 7 (6.73%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.77%) DB2
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.85%) OLTP
5 2 (1.92%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MSI
2 3 (2.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Server Support
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) Middleware
2 7 (6.73%) J2EE
2 7 (6.73%) JSP
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.85%) SAML
4 4 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) Clustering
2 31 (29.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.54%) CMDB
3 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.54%) Virtual Team
4 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
5 9 (8.65%) AS400
5 9 (8.65%) Mainframe
5 9 (8.65%) Tandem
6 8 (7.69%) User Experience
7 6 (5.77%) PKI
8 5 (4.81%) HP Storage
8 5 (4.81%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.85%) Grid Computing
9 4 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.88%) Replication
11 2 (1.92%) Derivative
11 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Linux
3 26 (25.00%) Unix
4 17 (16.35%) Solaris
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.69%) AIX
8 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.92%) HPUX
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) ITIL
2 30 (28.85%) High Availability
2 30 (28.85%) ITIL V3
3 23 (22.12%) Change Management
4 21 (20.19%) Application Packaging
5 17 (16.35%) Presales
6 16 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.46%) Incident Management
7 14 (13.46%) Matrix Organization
7 14 (13.46%) Network Management
8 13 (12.50%) ITSM
9 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.58%) Open Source
11 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.62%) CRM
11 10 (9.62%) Project Management
12 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.65%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) Java
3 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.81%) VBScript
5 3 (2.88%) VB
6 2 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
3 24 (23.08%) CCNP
3 24 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.50%) MCSE
5 12 (11.54%) Degree
6 10 (9.62%) CCNA
6 10 (9.62%) MCP
7 9 (8.65%) MCDBA
8 8 (7.69%) CCSE
8 8 (7.69%) JNCIE
8 8 (7.69%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (4.81%) CCIE
10 1 (0.96%) CCSA
10 1 (0.96%) CISSP
10 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) RHCA
10 1 (0.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 26 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (23.08%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (5.77%) vSphere
7 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.81%) NFS
8 4 (3.85%) Samba
9 3 (2.88%) vCloud
10 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.92%) UAG
10 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.96%) Docker
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 22 (21.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (20.19%) Perfmon
4 16 (15.38%) HP SIM
5 13 (12.50%) Nagios
6 10 (9.62%) NetBackup
7 8 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (7.69%) Control-M
7 8 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (6.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (5.77%) HP SiteScope
9 6 (5.77%) SCCM
9 6 (5.77%) Tivoli
10 5 (4.81%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (4.81%) Puppet
11 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (3.85%) SCOM
12 3 (2.88%) HP UCMDB
12 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (87.50%) HP
2 52 (50.00%) VMware
3 46 (44.23%) Oracle
4 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 26 (25.00%) Citrix
6 21 (20.19%) Lotus
7 19 (18.27%) Cisco
7 19 (18.27%) Opsware
8 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 16 (15.38%) Sun
9 15 (14.42%) Juniper
10 14 (13.46%) BMC
11 9 (8.65%) 3PAR
11 9 (8.65%) NetApp
11 9 (8.65%) SAP
11 9 (8.65%) Veritas
12 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
12 8 (7.69%) F5
12 8 (7.69%) IBM
12 8 (7.69%) Splunk
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