The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 422 406
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 2 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.053% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.092% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 13
Median daily rate £550 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2178 2225 1854
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.05% 9.86% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 1568 1285
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 38
Median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.77 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £53.25 £35.25
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in London

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in London

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 London region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) SUSE
5 2 (25.00%) Samba
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (25.00%) Control-M
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) RHCE
5 2 (25.00%) SAN

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) HSRP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) e-Health
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) RHCT
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (12.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Arista
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NetQoS
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto