The table below looks at the statistics for OVSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing OVSD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
+231.25% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
155 136 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.34% 6.13% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 80
Average daily rate £363 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

OVSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OVSD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OVSD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OVSD across the Yorkshire region.

OVSD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OVSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OVSD across the Yorkshire region.

OVSD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OVSD
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OVSD 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 OVSD.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) HP

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OVSD 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 OVSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP