The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 April 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 164 151
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.036% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.52% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 268 388 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.57% 9.63% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 200 160
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 16
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £101.80 £20.19
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in the North West

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in the North West

OpenView
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Manchester - 1 £325 -
OpenView
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 North West region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Operator
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Expert
1 1 (50.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware