The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opsware 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

Opsware
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 615 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 -  
Contract jobs citing Opsware 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.010% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £435 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £500 -
% change year-on-year -13.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Opsware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11614 13765 13470
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 738 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Opsware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Opsware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Opsware in England

Opsware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opsware in England

Opsware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Opsware in England

Opsware
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 Opsware 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
North East +74 4 £428 -14.50%
South West - 1 £435 -
Opsware
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opsware 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 Opsware.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) OpenView
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Opsware
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 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) iPlanet
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) FCoE
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) AIX Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Grid Computing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) C-shell
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) KVM
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5