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 28 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 Configuration Management (formerly Radia)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 242 201
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41  
Contract jobs citing OpenView Configuration Management 25 25 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.27% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.18% 2.49% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 21
Median daily rate £362 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -2.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £267 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £390 £355
% change year-on-year -5.12% +9.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 - £26.75

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 786 1004 1064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.03% 10.82% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 608 554
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +109.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £58.59 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 13 £365 -14.21%
Berkshire +27 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £362 -
OpenView Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 50 (81.97%) Security Cleared
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 31 (50.82%) SC Cleared
4 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
5 23 (37.70%) HP
5 23 (37.70%) Windows 7
6 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
6 22 (36.07%) SCCM
6 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
7 21 (34.43%) Software Delivery
8 19 (31.15%) PowerShell
8 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
9 18 (29.51%) SQL
9 18 (29.51%) Software Distribution
10 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (24.59%) Software Deployment
11 15 (24.59%) VBScript
12 13 (21.31%) SNMP
12 13 (21.31%) SSL
12 13 (21.31%) Firmware
12 13 (21.31%) Intel Security
12 13 (21.31%) MSI
13 12 (19.67%) Device Driver
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.03%) Server Building
14 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
14 11 (18.03%) Citrix
14 11 (18.03%) SAN

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 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.31%) SNMP
2 13 (21.31%) SSL
3 11 (18.03%) SAN
4 10 (16.39%) Firewall
4 10 (16.39%) SMS
5 8 (13.11%) IPsec
5 8 (13.11%) NAS
6 3 (4.92%) DHCP
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MS Access
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Build Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Specialist
3 5 (8.20%) Deployment Specialist
3 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
4 3 (4.92%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Device Driver
1 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (18.03%) Clustering
3 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows 7
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Vista
6 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 8 (13.11%) Solaris
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Software Delivery
2 18 (29.51%) Software Distribution
3 15 (24.59%) Software Deployment
4 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
4 11 (18.03%) Server Building
5 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Release Management
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Patch Management
7 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.84%) Security Patching
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Validation
9 4 (6.56%) Service Management
10 3 (4.92%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.92%) Information Security
10 3 (4.92%) Office Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) PowerShell
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) VBScript
4 6 (9.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (81.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (50.82%) SC Cleared
3 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) Firmware
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) SCCM
2 11 (18.03%) Netcool
3 9 (14.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (13.11%) Tivoli
5 6 (9.84%) BladeLogic
5 6 (9.84%) WSUS
6 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.92%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) HP
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) Intel Security
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix
4 11 (18.03%) Veritas
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle
5 6 (9.84%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) Remedy
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) Lumension
7 3 (4.92%) Meridio
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos