Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 800 817
Rank change year-on-year -50 +17 -46
Contract jobs citing OpenView 51 51 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.054% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.48% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 57
UK median daily rate £400 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -7.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £350 £240
90th Percentile £550 £549 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -7.23% +10.67% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 15
UK median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £12.25 - £14.75
90th Percentile £12.75 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.00

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 13,790 10,550 12,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.24% 11.07% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,166 6,969 7,922
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £388
% change year-on-year +1.37% +8.19% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 233 272
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £49.57 £47.90 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.73% +15.18%

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 20 July 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 11 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 20 July 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 -17 45 £400 -10.61% 5
UK excluding London -33 36 £385 -7.23% 4
London -50 13 £486 +0.26% 1
East of England +13 12 - -
North of England -18 9 £325 -20.73% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £325 - 1
South East -23 8 £374 -28.81%
Scotland -51 5 £419 +0.90%
South West +5 1 £500 +6.95%
East Midlands +3 1 £350 +9.38% 1
Midlands -12 1 £350 -6.04% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (88.24%) HP
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (31.37%) VPN
4 16 (31.37%) Internet
5 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
5 14 (27.45%) OVSD
6 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
7 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (21.57%) Python
7 11 (21.57%) Puppet
7 11 (21.57%) Network Management
7 11 (21.57%) Ansible
8 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
8 10 (19.61%) ZABBIX
8 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 9 (17.65%) Unix
9 9 (17.65%) Migration
9 9 (17.65%) Nagios
9 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 9 (17.65%) DevOps
10 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
10 8 (15.69%) Docker
10 8 (15.69%) Jenkins

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 7 (13.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Kondor
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (13.73%) OpenShift
2 7 (13.73%) Tricentis Tosca
3 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Internet
1 16 (31.37%) VPN
2 10 (19.61%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) FTP
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 5 (9.80%) SMTP
4 5 (9.80%) SNMP
4 5 (9.80%) Wireless
5 4 (7.84%) HTTP
5 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
6 3 (5.88%) 3G
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) LTE
6 3 (5.88%) OpenScape
6 3 (5.88%) SSH
6 3 (5.88%) SSL
6 3 (5.88%) VoLTE
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (11.76%) Couchbase
3 6 (11.76%) Redis
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.73%) Artifactory
3 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (13.73%) Bitbucket
3 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.73%) HP UFT
3 7 (13.73%) Maven
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 7 (13.73%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) French Language
5 2 (3.92%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Service Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Linux Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) OSS Architect
7 3 (5.88%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) React
4 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.84%) LPAR
4 3 (5.88%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 18 (35.29%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) CatOS
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) HPUX
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Network Management
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) ATDD
3 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.73%) Pair Programming
3 7 (13.73%) TDD
3 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
5 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Python
2 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) AWK
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) CCNP
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) RHCE
2 4 (7.84%) RHCSA
2 4 (7.84%) RHCVA
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) CCIE
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (1.96%) CCSA
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) Firmware
2 4 (7.84%) KVM
2 4 (7.84%) RHEV
2 4 (7.84%) Samba
2 4 (7.84%) Sendmail
2 4 (7.84%) Veritas File System
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) OVSD
2 11 (21.57%) Ansible
2 11 (21.57%) Puppet
3 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (19.61%) ZABBIX
4 9 (17.65%) Nagios
5 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
5 7 (13.73%) SCOM
6 6 (11.76%) Tivoli
7 4 (7.84%) BladeLogic
7 4 (7.84%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (7.84%) yum
8 3 (5.88%) Cacti
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (5.88%) Grafana
8 3 (5.88%) Netcool
8 3 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (5.88%) TeMIP
9 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
9 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) HP
2 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Google
6 5 (9.80%) BMC
6 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.80%) Splunk
6 5 (9.80%) Veritas
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Dell
7 4 (7.84%) Opsware
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle
8 3 (5.88%) Meraki
9 2 (3.92%) Nimsoft
9 2 (3.92%) Nokia
9 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) Hitachi