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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 583 569 562
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenView 57 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 1.50% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 18
Median daily rate £425 £375 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £363 £205
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +76.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +138.09%

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
5995 4722 4425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.15% 8.42% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3850 2913 2596
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 161 137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £39.85 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

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 24 June 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 14 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 24 June 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 -14 54 £425 +13.33% 8
London +6 26 £475 +26.66% 4
North East -34 26 £260 +4.00%
Tyne and Wear -42 26 £260 +4.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 26 £260 +4.00%
City of London +36 3 £520 +22.35% 2
Erskine - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 - -
South East -19 1 - - 2
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 75 (89.29%) HP
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 40 (47.62%) ITIL
4 38 (45.24%) Firewall
5 37 (44.05%) VMware
6 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 31 (36.90%) Oracle
8 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (30.95%) Middleware
10 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (28.57%) CCNP
12 21 (25.00%) Cisco
13 20 (23.81%) DNS
13 20 (23.81%) Linux
13 20 (23.81%) Clustering
14 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
14 19 (22.62%) SQL
14 19 (22.62%) ITIL V3
15 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 18 (21.43%) DHCP
15 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
16 17 (20.24%) Citrix
16 17 (20.24%) SLA
16 17 (20.24%) Unix
16 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.24%) Management Information System
16 17 (20.24%) High Availability
16 17 (20.24%) Network Management

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 15 (17.86%) Apache
1 15 (17.86%) IBM Notes
1 15 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) iPlanet
3 4 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Heroku
4 2 (2.38%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.38%) Office 365
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.24%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) DNS
3 18 (21.43%) DHCP
4 11 (13.10%) VPN
4 11 (13.10%) Wireless
5 10 (11.90%) BGP
5 10 (11.90%) OSPF
6 9 (10.71%) MPLS
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (8.33%) IPsec
7 7 (8.33%) LAN
7 7 (8.33%) SAN
7 7 (8.33%) SNMP
7 7 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (8.33%) Wireless Security
8 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 6 (7.14%) Internet
8 6 (7.14%) LDAP
9 5 (5.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.76%) DB2
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.57%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.38%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MSI
2 5 (5.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) German Language
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Administrator
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
5 9 (10.71%) Wintel Support
6 8 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Network Support
9 5 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) J2EE
2 4 (4.76%) JSP
3 3 (3.57%) Kafka
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Clustering
2 17 (20.24%) Management Information System
3 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.71%) CMDB
5 8 (9.52%) AS400
5 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 8 (9.52%) Tandem
6 7 (8.33%) User Experience
7 5 (5.95%) e-Health
8 3 (3.57%) PMI
8 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
9 2 (2.38%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (2.38%) PKI
9 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.38%) Replication
9 2 (2.38%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Linux
3 17 (20.24%) Unix
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.14%) Solaris
6 5 (5.95%) AIX
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.19%) HPUX
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) ITIL
2 19 (22.62%) ITIL V3
3 17 (20.24%) High Availability
3 17 (20.24%) Network Management
4 15 (17.86%) Application Packaging
5 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.90%) ITSM
6 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
7 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.71%) Open Source
7 9 (10.71%) Project Management
7 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.52%) Change Management
8 8 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.52%) SAP Security
8 8 (9.52%) Service Management
9 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.14%) CRM
9 6 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) VBScript
4 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.76%) Java
4 4 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) Perl
5 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (28.57%) CCNP
5 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
6 16 (19.05%) Degree
7 12 (14.29%) CCNA
8 11 (13.10%) MCP
9 10 (11.90%) MCSE
10 8 (9.52%) CCSE
10 8 (9.52%) JNCIE
10 8 (9.52%) JNCIP
10 8 (9.52%) MCDBA
11 5 (5.95%) CCIE
12 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
13 2 (2.38%) HND
14 1 (1.19%) CCSA
14 1 (1.19%) CISSP
14 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.19%) BS7799
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 16 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (17.86%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.95%) vCloud
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.57%) Docker
7 3 (3.57%) vSphere
8 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.38%) NFS
8 2 (2.38%) UAG
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.19%) Firmware
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.19%) Samba
9 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (19.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (17.86%) Perfmon
4 14 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (13.10%) Control-M
5 11 (13.10%) HP SIM
6 8 (9.52%) Nagios
7 7 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (7.14%) OVSD
8 6 (7.14%) SCCM
9 4 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
9 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
11 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
11 2 (2.38%) OpenNMS
11 2 (2.38%) Puppet
11 2 (2.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 75 (89.29%) HP
2 37 (44.05%) VMware
3 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) Oracle
5 21 (25.00%) Cisco
6 17 (20.24%) Citrix
7 15 (17.86%) Lotus
8 13 (15.48%) Juniper
9 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
10 10 (11.90%) BMC
10 10 (11.90%) Splunk
11 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
11 8 (9.52%) F5
11 8 (9.52%) SAP
12 6 (7.14%) Opsware
12 6 (7.14%) Sun
13 5 (5.95%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (4.76%) CA
14 4 (4.76%) Cognos
14 4 (4.76%) Veritas
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