The first table below looks at the demand for OpenView Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView Configuration Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
Rank 97 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.14% 10.34% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate £210 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £355 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.13% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £57.50
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
175 87 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.31% 4.61% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 44
Average daily rate £275 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.90 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £23.80 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
OpenView Configuration Management
England

OpenView Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management across the West Midlands region.

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

OpenView Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

OpenView Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management across the West Midlands region.

OpenView Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 OpenView Configuration Management.

1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (79.17%) MSI
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) VB
5 11 (45.83%) Application Packaging
5 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
6 8 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) SCCM
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Software Packaging
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (25.00%) WSH
8 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
8 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.83%) VBScript
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (16.67%) QA
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (8.33%) VMware
12 2 (8.33%) SAN
12 2 (8.33%) Change Management
12 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
12 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
12 2 (8.33%) Solaris
12 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
12 2 (8.33%) SQL Server

OpenView Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 OpenView Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) MSI
2 6 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Application Packaging
2 7 (29.17%) Software Packaging
3 6 (25.00%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (8.33%) Change Management
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) VMware