The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OpenView skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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 (HPOV)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 64
Contract jobs citing OpenView 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.31% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.70% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £296
% change year-on-year +10.00% +26.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.72 £13.50
% change year-on-year - -5.81%  

OpenView is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 43 111 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.05% 11.31% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 48
Median daily rate £371 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.64% -20.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -35.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing OpenView as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenView in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in Cheshire