The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for OVSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OVSD over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView Service Desk (OVSD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing OVSD 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - - 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £430 £328
% change year-on-year +22.09% +31.29%  
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%  

OVSD 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 95 54 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.40% 7.88% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 18
Median daily rate £495 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -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 5 4 7
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 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

OVSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing OVSD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for OVSD in Hertfordshire

OVSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OVSD in Hertfordshire

OVSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OVSD in Hertfordshire