The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 162 189
Contract jobs citing OpenView 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.28% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 342 360 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.03% 10.58% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 264 336
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

OpenView
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in the City of London

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas