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 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)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 595 542
Rank change year-on-year +28 -53  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 9 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.62% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 36
Median daily rate £500 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £12.72 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.81%  
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4192 4685 4150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.98% 9.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 3015 2496
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 122 171
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.15
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +24 2 £550 +22.22% 1
South East +14 2 £538 +10.82%
East of England +3 2 £325 -53.57%
North West +28 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
OpenView
UK

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 England region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 25 (96.15%) HP
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Veritas
6 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Solaris
7 7 (26.92%) Nagios
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Clustering
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
8 6 (23.08%) LDAP
8 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Puppet
8 6 (23.08%) F5
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) Sun
10 4 (15.38%) BGP
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management
10 4 (15.38%) BMC

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 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) iPlanet
2 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) LDAP
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) BGP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (11.54%) MPLS
4 3 (11.54%) SSH
4 3 (11.54%) VLAN
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Express
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) JSP
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (7.69%) YAML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.69%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Solaris
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) AIX
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) JCL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
2 2 (7.69%) RHCT
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.69%) Samba
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
2 7 (26.92%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) Puppet
4 4 (15.38%) Control-M
5 3 (11.54%) Ansible
5 3 (11.54%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (7.69%) HP NNM
6 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (3.85%) OPNET
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 8 (30.77%) Veritas
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Sun
5 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 4 (15.38%) BMC
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) Brocade
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) BEA
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) EMC