The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView (HPOV)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing OpenView 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.58% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.72 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +21.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
145 173 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.02% 6.68% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 72 95
Median daily rate £460 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 26
Median hourly rate £17.74 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.40% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £11.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £13.82 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenView as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView
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 across the West Midlands region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView
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 across the West Midlands region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) OPNET
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase