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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 13 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 126 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing OpenView 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 1.64% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.72 £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+21.09% -4.54%
OpenView
England

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
160 183 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.31% 8.39% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 87 65
Average daily rate £400 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.06 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £27.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 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
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
OpenView
England

OpenView
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenView 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.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenView 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Operator
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Operator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) EMC