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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 517 537 429
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -108
Contract jobs citing OpenView 78 45 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.087% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.71% 1.21% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 61
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£275 £371 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £404 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £360 £240
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.29% -38.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £9.65 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £10.85 £20.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -38.80%

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
4554 3718 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 7.20% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2242 1697
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 139 211
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.42 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.71 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 77 £275 -25.92% 12
Cheshire +25 16 £110 -
North West +7 16 £110 -
Warrington -2 16 £110 -
South East -13 12 £325 +41.30% 2
London +4 8 £463 +23.74% 4
Yorkshire -5 8 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -12 7 £370 -6.32%
Berkshire +7 6 £315 -3.07%
West Yorkshire -8 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Leeds -2 5 £350 -12.50% 2
South West -23 3 £275 -21.42% 3
Surrey - 2 £411 - 1
City of London +6 1 £463 +41.22%
Scotland -2 1 - -
Bradford -8 1 £450 -
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £370 -
Warwickshire - 1 £370 -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 145 (88.96%) HP
2 83 (50.92%) ITIL
3 52 (31.90%) Security Cleared
4 48 (29.45%) Windows
5 47 (28.83%) SLA
6 45 (27.61%) Oracle
7 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
7 42 (25.77%) SC Cleared
8 40 (24.54%) Middleware
9 37 (22.70%) MS Excel
10 34 (20.86%) IBM Notes
10 34 (20.86%) Lotus
10 34 (20.86%) Firewall
11 33 (20.25%) Cisco
12 32 (19.63%) MS Office
13 31 (19.02%) Finance
14 30 (18.40%) Service Management
14 30 (18.40%) Linux
15 29 (17.79%) Network Management
16 28 (17.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (16.56%) SQL
18 26 (15.95%) Active Directory
18 26 (15.95%) VMware
19 25 (15.34%) Red Hat
20 24 (14.72%) MCP
21 23 (14.11%) SOA
22 22 (13.50%) UNIX
22 22 (13.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
22 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 21 (12.88%) Problem Management

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (20.86%) IBM Notes
2 20 (12.27%) WebLogic
3 17 (10.43%) IIS
4 15 (9.20%) AquaLogic
5 14 (8.59%) Apache
6 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.23%) JBoss
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) Lync
9 1 (0.61%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (22.70%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.63%) MS Office
3 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.84%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.86%) Firewall
2 21 (12.88%) DNS
3 20 (12.27%) SAN
4 17 (10.43%) LDAP
5 14 (8.59%) VPN
6 13 (7.98%) WAN
6 13 (7.98%) DHCP
6 13 (7.98%) LAN
6 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.13%) Internet
8 8 (4.91%) TACACS
8 8 (4.91%) NAS
8 8 (4.91%) Network Security
8 8 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.29%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (4.29%) Wireshark
9 7 (4.29%) tcpdump
9 7 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (4.29%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.29%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.88%) Oracle Database
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.68%) MySQL
4 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Ant
2 4 (2.45%) Subversion
3 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.84%) MSI
3 3 (1.84%) PVCS
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (19.02%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.52%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.45%) French Language
7 3 (1.84%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Service Analyst
3 29 (17.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) Consultant
5 13 (7.98%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) Architect
7 9 (5.52%) Capacity Manager
8 8 (4.91%) Administrator
9 7 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Network Consultant
9 7 (4.29%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Data Network Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 5 (3.07%) OSS Architect
11 5 (3.07%) DBA
11 5 (3.07%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.07%) Wintel Support
12 4 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.54%) Middleware
2 15 (9.20%) Java EE
3 9 (5.52%) Web Services
4 7 (4.29%) WAP
5 6 (3.68%) J2EE
6 5 (3.07%) JNDI
6 5 (3.07%) JDBC
6 5 (3.07%) SOAP
6 5 (3.07%) JMS
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.84%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.84%) HTML
8 3 (1.84%) XML
9 2 (1.23%) .NET
10 1 (0.61%) YAML
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.66%) Clustering
3 14 (8.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.29%) User Experience
5 5 (3.07%) CMDB
5 5 (3.07%) AS400
6 4 (2.45%) Replication
6 4 (2.45%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.84%) Statistics
7 3 (1.84%) CESG
7 3 (1.84%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) HACMP
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.23%) SecurID
8 2 (1.23%) VAX
8 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.45%) Windows
2 30 (18.40%) Linux
3 28 (17.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (13.50%) UNIX
5 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.13%) Solaris
7 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.07%) AIX
10 3 (1.84%) VMS
10 3 (1.84%) MVS
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.92%) ITIL
2 30 (18.40%) Service Management
3 29 (17.79%) Network Management
4 23 (14.11%) SOA
5 21 (12.88%) Problem Management
5 21 (12.88%) Change Management
6 19 (11.66%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (8.59%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.75%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.13%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (6.13%) ITIL V3
9 10 (6.13%) Performance Management
10 9 (5.52%) Fault Management
11 8 (4.91%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.91%) Change Control
12 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.68%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) SQL
2 20 (12.27%) Java
3 9 (5.52%) Shell Script
3 9 (5.52%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (3.07%) Perl
4 5 (3.07%) PHP
5 4 (2.45%) C
6 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) Security Cleared
2 42 (25.77%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.72%) MCP
4 18 (11.04%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.59%) CCNA
6 12 (7.36%) CCNP
6 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.13%) Degree
8 7 (4.29%) CCSE
8 7 (4.29%) CCSA
8 7 (4.29%) CCSP
9 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.84%) MCSE
10 2 (1.23%) CISSP
10 2 (1.23%) MCDST
10 2 (1.23%) CISM
11 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (28.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 26 (15.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.36%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.68%) NFS
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.61%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 22 (13.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 17 (10.43%) Tivoli
3 13 (7.98%) OVSD
3 13 (7.98%) HP SIM
4 10 (6.13%) Netcool
5 7 (4.29%) SCOM
5 7 (4.29%) OPNET
5 7 (4.29%) Control-M
5 7 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (3.07%) Puppet
6 5 (3.07%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (3.07%) SCCM
6 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (3.07%) Legato
6 5 (3.07%) Nagios
6 5 (3.07%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.45%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.84%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 145 (88.96%) HP
2 45 (27.61%) Oracle
3 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 34 (20.86%) Lotus
5 33 (20.25%) Cisco
6 26 (15.95%) VMware
7 25 (15.34%) Red Hat
8 19 (11.66%) Citrix
9 16 (9.82%) BMC
10 15 (9.20%) F5
11 12 (7.36%) CheckPoint
12 11 (6.75%) EMC
13 10 (6.13%) IBM
13 10 (6.13%) SolarWinds
14 9 (5.52%) Splunk
14 9 (5.52%) Dell
15 7 (4.29%) Crossbeam
15 7 (4.29%) Radware
15 7 (4.29%) Nortel
16 6 (3.68%) Informatica
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