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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opsware
Rank 620 596 578
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs citing Opsware 6 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.067% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £390 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 4 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 6 £425 +6.25%
Derbyshire - 6 £425 -
East Midlands - 6 £425 -
Derby - 4 £425 -

Opsware
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Sun
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
1 17 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) Korn
1 17 (100.00%) Software Packaging
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Data Centre

Opsware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) Korn
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Sun
1 17 (100.00%) Veritas
1 17 (100.00%) VMware