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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 522 521 403
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -118
Contract jobs citing OpenView 91 56 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.97% 1.52% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 63
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£313 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £147 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £416 £240
% change year-on-year
-60.84% +73.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 14
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+113.63% -8.33%

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
4615 3683 3516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.02% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 2243 1854
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 155 193
Average hourly rate £21.94 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +11 89 £313 -25.59% 12
East of England -4 16 £110 -4.34% 1
North West - 16 £110 -
South East -23 14 £411 -2.08% 2
London -8 13 £425 - 6
Warrington - 12 £110 -
Cheshire - 12 £110 -
Berkshire +19 10 £510 -
West Midlands -17 9 £370 -9.75%
Hertfordshire -18 8 £110 - 1
Slough - 3 £370 -
Reading +9 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £370 -
Surrey - 2 £411 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £370 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £431 - 3
South West - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Reigate - - - -

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 149 (89.76%) HP
2 78 (46.99%) ITIL
3 57 (34.34%) Security Cleared
4 55 (33.13%) SLA
5 51 (30.72%) Windows
6 46 (27.71%) Microsoft
7 45 (27.11%) MS Excel
8 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
9 41 (24.70%) MS Office
10 39 (23.49%) Oracle
11 38 (22.89%) Finance
12 36 (21.69%) Middleware
13 35 (21.08%) Active Directory
14 34 (20.48%) Firewall
14 34 (20.48%) Linux
15 33 (19.88%) Cisco
16 31 (18.67%) Lotus
16 31 (18.67%) IBM Notes
17 28 (16.87%) UNIX
18 26 (15.66%) MCP
18 26 (15.66%) SQL
18 26 (15.66%) Service Management
18 26 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 25 (15.06%) OVSD
20 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
20 23 (13.86%) DNS
20 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
20 23 (13.86%) IBM
20 23 (13.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 22 (13.25%) SAN

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 31 (18.67%) IBM Notes
2 17 (10.24%) WebLogic
3 16 (9.64%) IIS
3 16 (9.64%) Apache
4 12 (7.23%) AquaLogic
5 6 (3.61%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.01%) JBoss
6 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (27.11%) MS Excel
2 41 (24.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.48%) Firewall
2 23 (13.86%) DNS
3 22 (13.25%) SAN
4 19 (11.45%) VPN
5 15 (9.04%) Internet
5 15 (9.04%) LDAP
5 15 (9.04%) LAN
6 11 (6.63%) WAN
6 11 (6.63%) DHCP
6 11 (6.63%) NAS
7 7 (4.22%) Network Security
7 7 (4.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.22%) HTTP
8 6 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.01%) SSL
9 5 (3.01%) TACACS
10 4 (2.41%) IPv4
10 4 (2.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.42%) MySQL
4 4 (2.41%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Ant
1 4 (2.41%) JIRA
2 3 (1.81%) Maven
2 3 (1.81%) MSI
2 3 (1.81%) Selenium
2 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.81%) Hudson
2 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) JMeter
3 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.83%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.23%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.02%) Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Back Office
7 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 3 (1.81%) Billing
7 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.81%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (33.73%) Analyst
2 35 (21.08%) Service Analyst
3 34 (20.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) Consultant
5 13 (7.83%) Architect
6 9 (5.42%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Capacity Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Network Consultant
7 8 (4.82%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) DBA
9 5 (3.01%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (3.01%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.01%) Wintel Support
9 5 (3.01%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (3.01%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.69%) Middleware
2 12 (7.23%) Java EE
3 8 (4.82%) Web Services
4 5 (3.01%) J2EE
4 5 (3.01%) SOAP
5 4 (2.41%) JDBC
5 4 (2.41%) JMS
5 4 (2.41%) WAP
5 4 (2.41%) JNDI
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.81%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.20%) .NET
8 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Clustering
2 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.23%) AS400
5 8 (4.82%) SecurID
5 8 (4.82%) VAX
5 8 (4.82%) Statistics
5 8 (4.82%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.22%) User Experience
7 5 (3.01%) CMDB
7 5 (3.01%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.81%) CESG
10 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.20%) HACMP
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.72%) Windows
2 34 (20.48%) Linux
3 28 (16.87%) UNIX
4 26 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (12.65%) Windows XP
6 18 (10.84%) Solaris
7 9 (5.42%) VMS
8 5 (3.01%) AIX
8 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.41%) MVS
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.99%) ITIL
2 26 (15.66%) Service Management
3 21 (12.65%) Network Management
4 20 (12.05%) Problem Management
4 20 (12.05%) SOA
5 16 (9.64%) Change Management
5 16 (9.64%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.04%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (8.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.63%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.02%) Performance Management
9 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.42%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (5.42%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.82%) Capacity Management
12 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.61%) CRM
13 6 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (3.61%) Coaching
13 6 (3.61%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.66%) SQL
2 17 (10.24%) Java
3 7 (4.22%) Perl
4 6 (3.61%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.01%) PHP
5 5 (3.01%) C
6 4 (2.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.20%) Korn
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (34.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
3 26 (15.66%) MCP
4 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.63%) CCNP
6 10 (6.02%) CCNA
7 9 (5.42%) Degree
8 6 (3.61%) MCDST
9 4 (2.41%) CCSP
9 4 (2.41%) CCSA
9 4 (2.41%) CCSE
9 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.20%) CISSP
10 2 (1.20%) MCSE
10 2 (1.20%) PMP
10 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (33.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (21.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.63%) Terminal Services
4 8 (4.82%) NFS
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.41%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.60%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) OVSD
2 23 (13.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (12.65%) Tivoli
4 19 (11.45%) HP SIM
5 14 (8.43%) Netcool
6 12 (7.23%) Control-M
7 11 (6.63%) Legato
7 11 (6.63%) NetBackup
8 10 (6.02%) BMC PATROL
9 8 (4.82%) Backup Exec
9 8 (4.82%) Tivoli NetView
10 7 (4.22%) CiscoWorks
10 7 (4.22%) OPNET
10 7 (4.22%) Nagios
10 7 (4.22%) SCCM
10 7 (4.22%) SCOM
11 6 (3.61%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (2.41%) DameWare
13 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (89.76%) HP
2 46 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.49%) Oracle
4 33 (19.88%) Cisco
5 31 (18.67%) Lotus
6 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
6 23 (13.86%) IBM
7 21 (12.65%) VMware
8 16 (9.64%) Citrix
8 16 (9.64%) BMC
8 16 (9.64%) F5
9 15 (9.04%) EMC
10 14 (8.43%) Remedy
11 13 (7.83%) CheckPoint
11 13 (7.83%) Veritas
12 10 (6.02%) SolarWinds
13 9 (5.42%) Dell
14 8 (4.82%) McAfee
14 8 (4.82%) Wall Street Systems
15 7 (4.22%) Sun
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