The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opsware
Rank 578 567 583
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Opsware 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £335 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Radware
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Czech Language
1 1 (50.00%) Hungarian Language
1 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Czech Language
1 1 (50.00%) Hungarian Language
1 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Radware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam