The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.29% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 3.64% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £700 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 92 55 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.67% 7.88% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 19
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.40%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in Hertfordshire

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Retalix
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Retalix
1 1 (100.00%) Toshiba