The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 564 555
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 24 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.99% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 43
Median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £212 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £260 £363
% change year-on-year +59.61% -28.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +12.00%  

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4694 5633 4383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.86% 11.39% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6084 7380 4714
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 235 195
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £17.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

OpenView
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OpenView as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenView in England

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in England

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenView in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenView in England

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in England

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 12 £480 +3.78%
South East +32 7 £275 -
North East +49 4 £428 +64.42%
North of England +34 4 £428 +64.42%
South West - 1 £435 -
OpenView
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 31 (93.94%) HP
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Unix
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
5 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (33.33%) High Availability
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) Perl
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Solaris
8 10 (30.30%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 9 (27.27%) IBM
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) Citrix
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) OpenStack
11 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
11 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
11 7 (21.21%) Cacti
11 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (24.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 5 (15.15%) MQSeries
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) iPlanet
4 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (6.06%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 7 (21.21%) LDAP
4 7 (21.21%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) WLAN
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 6 (18.18%) Skype
5 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 5 (15.15%) NAS
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
7 4 (12.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) WLAN Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) Express
3 2 (6.06%) YAML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) BYOD
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Grid Computing
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Unix
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Solaris
5 7 (21.21%) AIX
5 7 (21.21%) SUSE
6 6 (18.18%) HPUX
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) High Availability
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) Network Design
3 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) eTOM
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) C-shell
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Korn
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) JCL
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) CCIE
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) KVM
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Samba
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Cacti
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (18.18%) QRadar
2 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (15.15%) Control-M
3 5 (15.15%) Nagios
3 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.15%) Puppet
4 4 (12.12%) Netcool
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
5 3 (9.09%) SCCM
6 2 (6.06%) Ansible
6 2 (6.06%) HP NNM
6 2 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.06%) OVSD
7 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) HP
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
6 7 (21.21%) Veritas
7 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 6 (18.18%) Sun
8 5 (15.15%) Cognos
8 5 (15.15%) Opsware
8 5 (15.15%) PlateSpin
9 4 (12.12%) F5
10 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
10 3 (9.09%) Remedy
11 2 (6.06%) Dell
11 2 (6.06%) Reuters