The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 272 245
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27  
Contract jobs citing OpenView 2 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.031% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.28% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 13
Median daily rate £538 £513 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +56.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £403 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £623 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £513 £328
% change year-on-year -17.07% +56.48%  
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 796 1072 1062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 9.79% 11.01% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 639 584
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 £271 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 38
Median hourly rate £14.93 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.29% +115.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £16.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £51.00 £40.00
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

OpenView
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in the South East

OpenView
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in the South East

OpenView
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey - 2 £538 -
OpenView
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenView.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) YAML
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OpenView
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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) INAP
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) MGW
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) OSS Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) SevOne
3 1 (25.00%) Sun