Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 779 805
Rank change year-on-year -52 +26 -113
Contract jobs citing OpenView 26 94 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.096% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 57 41
England median daily rate £423 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £319 £260 £204
90th Percentile £518 £625 £531
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
England median hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.36% +9.80% +46.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £26.50 £24.75
90th Percentile £13.75 £28.50 £26.25
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -55.36% +9.80% +46.76%

OpenView 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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10754 10862 8991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.11% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7362 7000 5558
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 246 308
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
North East +47 8 £405 +55.77%
North of England +38 8 £405 +55.77%
London -44 8 £480 +6.67%
South East +1 5 - - 2
Midlands +26 3 £320 -
East Midlands - 3 £320 -
East of England -31 1 - -
South West - 1 £435 -
OpenView
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 24 (92.31%) HP
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Unix
4 17 (65.38%) Cisco
5 16 (61.54%) Windows
6 15 (57.69%) Firewall
6 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
7 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
7 14 (53.85%) High Availability
7 14 (53.85%) OpenStack
7 14 (53.85%) VMware
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
7 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
8 13 (50.00%) SAN
8 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (50.00%) SUSE
8 13 (50.00%) Clustering
8 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 12 (46.15%) PlateSpin
9 12 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (46.15%) NAS
9 12 (46.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (46.15%) Opsware
9 12 (46.15%) KVM
9 12 (46.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (46.15%) AIX
9 12 (46.15%) HPUX

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 14 (53.85%) OpenStack
2 12 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (46.15%) MQSeries
2 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 11 (42.31%) Apache
3 11 (42.31%) iPlanet
3 11 (42.31%) JBoss
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
3 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
3 11 (42.31%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (46.15%) LDAP
4 12 (46.15%) NAS
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) FCoE
7 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) LAN
9 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
9 3 (11.54%) Skype
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
9 3 (11.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) AIX Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) J2EE
2 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Clustering
2 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (23.08%) Grid Computing
4 3 (11.54%) BYOD
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Unix
3 16 (61.54%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) SUSE
5 12 (46.15%) AIX
5 12 (46.15%) HPUX
5 12 (46.15%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) High Availability
2 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
7 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Network Design
8 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.69%) Network Management
9 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
1 9 (34.62%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) C-shell
2 6 (23.08%) Korn
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (15.38%) CCIE
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) KVM
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (46.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Samba
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cacti
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.54%) OVSD
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (7.69%) Control-M
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) Netcool
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) HP
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (46.15%) Cognos
5 12 (46.15%) Opsware
5 12 (46.15%) PlateSpin
5 12 (46.15%) Sun
5 12 (46.15%) Veritas
6 11 (42.31%) F5
7 6 (23.08%) Borland
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) IBM
9 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
11 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
11 2 (7.69%) Remedy
12 1 (3.85%) BMC