The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opsware over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opsware
Rank 632 635 624
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Opsware 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £347 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £347 -
% change year-on-year
+43.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23972 24303 23493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.84% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14771 14032 13325
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1130 1053
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% +2.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Opsware
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Opsware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Opsware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Opsware
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opsware within the UK.

Opsware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Opsware
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opsware within the UK.

Opsware Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Opsware
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opsware within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 -12 6 £500 +43.89%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £500 -
North East - 5 £500 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Erskine - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £575 -

Opsware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 11 (91.67%) HP
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) Sun
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) OpenView
4 6 (50.00%) Veritas
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
5 5 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Korn
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) DB2
6 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) JSP

Opsware
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 4 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) HP Helion
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
1 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Chief Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
3 2 (16.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Solaris
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) QMS
2 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) Korn
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (16.67%) UAG
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) OpenView
2 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (33.33%) BEA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos
4 4 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) BMC
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) CA
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Qualys
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec