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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
Rank 128 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing OVSD 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.038% 0.044% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.75% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £156 £120 £105
% change year-on-year
+30.20% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.33 - £10.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £10.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -6.81%
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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
220 134 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.41% 5.83% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 80 78
Average daily rate £363 £320 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £24.75 £17.00 £13.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% +22.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.80 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.80 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g

OVSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft