Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 812 817
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -93
Contract jobs citing OpenView 47 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.041% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 39
UK median daily rate £424 £415 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -4.60% +24.29%
10th Percentile £201 £343 £263
90th Percentile £525 £540 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £405 £320
% change year-on-year +1.23% +26.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
UK median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.72
10th Percentile £11.25 - £12.02
90th Percentile £13.55 - £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.72

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 13,056 9,746 10,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 10.69% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,698 6,456 6,680
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £260
90th Percentile £625 £602 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +5.59% +5.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 227 284
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.00 £11.54
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.93 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -0.92%

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 26 April 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 8 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 26 April 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 -37 38 £425 -5.56%
UK excluding London -19 31 £410 +1.23%
London -48 15 £485 +2.11%
East of England +8 10 - -
Scotland -35 8 £413 +3.13%
North of England -6 7 £200 -23.81%
Yorkshire -19 7 £200 -
South East -21 6 £374 -30.47%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 44 (93.62%) HP
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Linux
4 16 (34.04%) VPN
5 15 (31.91%) Internet
6 14 (29.79%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
7 13 (27.66%) OVSD
8 10 (21.28%) Nagios
8 10 (21.28%) SOA
9 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Network Management
10 8 (17.02%) HP SiteScope
10 8 (17.02%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) Cisco
10 8 (17.02%) CRM
10 8 (17.02%) Perl
10 8 (17.02%) J2EE
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.89%) SMTP
11 7 (14.89%) FTP
11 7 (14.89%) SNMP
11 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.89%) CCNP
11 7 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
12 6 (12.77%) Open Source

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 3 (6.38%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) VPN
2 15 (31.91%) Internet
3 7 (14.89%) FTP
3 7 (14.89%) SMTP
3 7 (14.89%) SNMP
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) HTTP
5 4 (8.51%) Firewall
5 4 (8.51%) SSH
5 4 (8.51%) VoIP
6 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.38%) H.323
6 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.38%) IPsec
6 3 (6.38%) OpenScape
6 3 (6.38%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (6.38%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Back Office
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 3 (6.38%) French Language
5 2 (4.26%) Games
5 2 (4.26%) German Language
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Service Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Development Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) Kondor Support
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) J2EE
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) Rendezvous
4 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) SOA
2 9 (19.15%) Network Management
2 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) CRM
3 8 (17.02%) Performance Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Open Source
5 6 (12.77%) Runbook
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Escalation Management
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.38%) People Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) Perl
3 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.51%) AWK
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) CCIE
3 3 (6.38%) HP ASE
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CCDP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.13%) CCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) OVSD
2 10 (21.28%) Nagios
3 8 (17.02%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (10.64%) Ansible
4 5 (10.64%) Puppet
5 4 (8.51%) Cacti
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (8.51%) Grafana
5 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.51%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.38%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.26%) CA Wily
8 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.13%) OPNET
8 1 (2.13%) SCOM
8 1 (2.13%) SCSM
8 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) HP
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Splunk
6 3 (6.38%) Hitachi
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Meraki
6 3 (6.38%) Reuters
6 3 (6.38%) Sybase
6 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.38%) Veritas
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) SAP