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

HP OpenView Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 240 228
Rank change year-on-year +33 -12  
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 31 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.67% 3.49% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 18
Median daily rate £350 £320 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -12.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £298 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £349 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year -67.34% +26.72%  

OpenView Configuration Management 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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 844 1059 1033
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.05% 12.02% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 622 573
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

OpenView Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenView Configuration Management in the South East

OpenView Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView Configuration Management in the South East

OpenView Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenView Configuration Management in the South East

OpenView Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView Configuration Management in the South East

OpenView Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +7 16 £354 +10.03% 1
Berkshire +10 11 £285 -4.53% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
OpenView Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenView Configuration Management.

1 53 (91.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 38 (65.52%) HP
4 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
5 31 (53.45%) Windows
6 28 (48.28%) Software Distribution
7 26 (44.83%) McAfee
8 25 (43.10%) SAN
9 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
9 23 (39.66%) SQL
9 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
10 19 (32.76%) Software Deployment
10 19 (32.76%) PowerShell
10 19 (32.76%) Citrix
10 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
10 19 (32.76%) Clustering
11 18 (31.03%) Solaris
11 18 (31.03%) Windows Vista
11 18 (31.03%) VMware
12 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (29.31%) Software Delivery
13 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
13 16 (27.59%) NAS
13 16 (27.59%) Release Management
13 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (25.86%) Veritas
14 15 (25.86%) Netcool
14 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
14 15 (25.86%) SMS

OpenView Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Documentum
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) SAN
2 16 (27.59%) NAS
3 15 (25.86%) SMS
4 13 (22.41%) Firewall
5 12 (20.69%) IPsec
6 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
8 3 (5.17%) DHCP
8 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Specialist
3 5 (8.62%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Network Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Server Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Clustering
2 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Solaris
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Vista
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (20.69%) Linux
6 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Software Distribution
2 19 (32.76%) Software Deployment
3 17 (29.31%) Software Delivery
4 16 (27.59%) Release Management
5 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
6 12 (20.69%) ITIL
6 12 (20.69%) Server Building
7 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Patch Management
8 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.34%) Security Patching
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.90%) DevOps
9 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.17%) Information Security
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 19 (32.76%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.24%) VBScript
4 4 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (91.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) Netcool
2 12 (20.69%) Tivoli
3 10 (17.24%) SCCM
4 6 (10.34%) BladeLogic
4 6 (10.34%) WSUS
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.90%) SCOM
6 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.17%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) HP
2 26 (44.83%) McAfee
3 19 (32.76%) Citrix
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.03%) VMware
5 15 (25.86%) Veritas
6 13 (22.41%) Lumension
7 8 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (6.90%) Remedy
8 4 (6.90%) Sophos
8 4 (6.90%) StorageTek
8 4 (6.90%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.17%) EMC
9 3 (5.17%) Meridio
10 1 (1.72%) Borland
10 1 (1.72%) NetApp