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 27 November 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.

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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opsware
Rank 611 570 562
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Contract jobs citing Opsware 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
25375 23594 24340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 46.25% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14989 13434 12552
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1240 1162 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.03 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy