Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenView skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenView over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 829 795
Rank change year-on-year -7 -34 +38
Contract jobs citing OpenView 62 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.47% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 57
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.68% +5.77%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £260
90th Percentile £800 £489 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +5.42% +10.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.36% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £26.60
90th Percentile £15.28 £13.75 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -55.36% +9.80%

OpenView is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,928 12,119 12,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 11.76% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,075 8,157 7,739
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £650 £622 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 294 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £25.88
% change year-on-year +8.09% -37.43% +32.69%

OpenView
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenView as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenView in the UK

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenView in the UK

OpenView
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenView over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenView in the UK

OpenView
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenView in the UK

OpenView
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenView within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 55 £450 +6.51% 4
UK excluding London -27 36 £438 +5.42% 4
London +7 22 £703 +44.85%
North of England -1 15 £450 +11.11% 3
North West - 12 £450 - 3
East of England +21 9 - -
East Midlands +15 4 £338 +5.47%
Midlands -8 4 £338 +5.47% 1
Scotland -35 4 £438 +5.42%
South East -9 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
South West -27 1 £500 +14.94%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenView also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OpenView.

1 45 (72.58%) HP
2 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 21 (33.87%) Linux
5 19 (30.65%) Unix
5 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
6 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
6 18 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
8 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 14 (22.58%) Migration
8 14 (22.58%) OVSD
8 14 (22.58%) Dollar Universe
9 13 (20.97%) SAN
9 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (19.35%) Python
10 12 (19.35%) VMware
10 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (17.74%) Puppet
11 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
11 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
11 11 (17.74%) Ansible
11 11 (17.74%) Docker
11 11 (17.74%) LAN
11 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 11 (17.74%) DNS
12 10 (16.13%) HP UFT
12 10 (16.13%) Internet
12 10 (16.13%) Veritas

OpenView
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (16.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (16.13%) OpenShift
3 10 (16.13%) Tricentis Tosca
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) LAN
3 10 (16.13%) Internet
3 10 (16.13%) NAS
3 10 (16.13%) VPN
3 10 (16.13%) WAN
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
4 7 (11.29%) Wireless
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.84%) 3G
6 3 (4.84%) Ethereal
6 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.84%) LTE
6 3 (4.84%) SSL
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.84%) VoLTE
6 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (9.68%) Couchbase
2 6 (9.68%) Redis
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.13%) Artifactory
2 10 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (16.13%) Bitbucket
2 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) HP UFT
2 10 (16.13%) Maven
2 10 (16.13%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Migration Architect
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Linux Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) OSS Architect
7 3 (4.84%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 4 (6.45%) LDAP
2 4 (6.45%) Node.js
2 4 (6.45%) React
2 4 (6.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.68%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) CMDB
5 4 (6.45%) LPAR
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) CCTV
7 2 (3.23%) Clustering
8 1 (1.61%) NHS
8 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Linux
3 19 (30.65%) Unix
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
5 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.84%) CatOS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (22.58%) Migration
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) ATDD
3 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.13%) Pair Programming
3 10 (16.13%) TDD
3 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.52%) DevOps
5 8 (12.90%) Service Management
5 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.45%) High Availability
9 4 (6.45%) Network Management
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) Python
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Korn
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) CCNP
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.45%) RHCE
1 4 (6.45%) RHCSA
1 4 (6.45%) RHCVA
2 3 (4.84%) CCNA
2 3 (4.84%) PhD
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) Docker
3 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (6.45%) Firmware
6 4 (6.45%) KVM
6 4 (6.45%) RHEV
6 4 (6.45%) Samba
6 4 (6.45%) Sendmail
6 4 (6.45%) Veritas File System
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.61%) NDS
8 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Dollar Universe
1 14 (22.58%) OVSD
2 11 (17.74%) Ansible
2 11 (17.74%) Puppet
3 10 (16.13%) Kubernetes
3 10 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (16.13%) SCOM
3 10 (16.13%) ZABBIX
4 9 (14.52%) SCCM
5 6 (9.68%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.45%) BladeLogic
6 4 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (6.45%) yum
7 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.84%) Netcool
7 3 (4.84%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (4.84%) TeMIP
8 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.23%) Nagios
9 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) HP
2 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
4 12 (19.35%) VMware
5 10 (16.13%) Google
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 10 (16.13%) Veritas
6 6 (9.68%) Veeam
7 5 (8.06%) BMC
7 5 (8.06%) Cisco
7 5 (8.06%) Opsware
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
8 4 (6.45%) IBM
9 2 (3.23%) BT
9 2 (3.23%) Canon
9 2 (3.23%) Nokia
9 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.61%) Aruba
10 1 (1.61%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.61%) Lumension