Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for OVSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OVSD over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 123 95
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28 +23
Contract jobs citing OVSD 18 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 4.70% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £229 £142 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.96% +1.74% -64.10%
10th Percentile £209 £112 £117
90th Percentile £253 £419 £289
South East median daily rate £229 £142 £140
% change year-on-year +60.96% +1.74% -64.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

OVSD is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 216 319 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.64% 13.83% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 134 115
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £137 £235
90th Percentile £506 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%
10th Percentile £11.49 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.13 £60.00 £11.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -23.08% -24.42%

OVSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing OVSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for OVSD in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OVSD in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OVSD in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OVSD in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OVSD in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OVSD in Buckinghamshire

OVSD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OVSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +23 18 £229 +60.96%
OVSD
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OVSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OVSD.

1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) Service Management
1 18 (100.00%) ITSM
2 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) ITIL V3
3 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (61.11%) DV Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (44.44%) CRM
8 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 8 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (38.89%) Office 365
9 7 (38.89%) Linux
9 7 (38.89%) Critical Thinking
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) webMethods
10 5 (27.78%) McAfee
10 5 (27.78%) SCCM

OVSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Antivirus Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Remote Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) ITSM
1 18 (100.00%) Service Management
2 17 (94.44%) ITIL V3
3 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (44.44%) CRM
5 7 (38.89%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
6 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
7 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) Nagios
3 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) McAfee
3 5 (27.78%) webMethods