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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opsware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opsware
Rank 604 580 543
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -37
Contract jobs citing Opsware 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.008% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£347 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Opsware
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opsware within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opsware within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -24 3 £347 -
Nottingham - 2 £347 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £347 -
East Midlands - 2 £347 -
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -

Opsware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 15 (83.33%) CMDB
2 14 (77.78%) NetScout
2 14 (77.78%) Network Management
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (50.00%) Change Management
7 8 (44.44%) HP NNM
7 8 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (44.44%) CCIE
7 8 (44.44%) CCNP
7 8 (44.44%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) SUSE
9 2 (11.11%) Samba
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
9 2 (11.11%) Clustering
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (11.11%) Korn
9 2 (11.11%) VLAN
9 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (11.11%) NAS
9 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (11.11%) C-shell

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Opsware 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 Opsware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) FCoE
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) SUSE
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) HPUX
1 2 (11.11%) Solaris
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Network Management
2 10 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Korn
1 2 (11.11%) C-shell
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (44.44%) CCIE
1 8 (44.44%) CCNP
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP NNM
2 2 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) NetScout
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) PlateSpin
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos