Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 846 811
Rank change year-on-year +24 -35 +9
Contract jobs citing OpenView 27 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.049% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 42
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -7.78%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £350
90th Percentile £480 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £385 £415
% change year-on-year -15.58% -7.23% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 0
UK median hourly rate £12.88 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.88 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 13,678 13,794 10,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,175 9,166 7,014
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 374 234
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £49.35 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -26.41%

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 21 July 2019.

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 10 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 21 July 2019. 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 +43 26 £350 -12.50% 3
UK excluding London +9 18 £325 -15.58% 1
London +46 8 £450 -7.46% 2
South East +20 6 £379 +1.34%
Midlands +30 5 £325 -7.14% 1
East of England +5 5 £230 -
West Midlands - 4 £325 -
Yorkshire +21 2 - -
North of England +12 2 - -
East Midlands +24 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Netcool
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) SNMP
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (22.22%) Remedy
8 6 (22.22%) Network Management
8 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (18.52%) Information Security
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Nagios
9 5 (18.52%) EMC
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (14.81%) HNC
10 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (14.81%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) CCNP
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA

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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) AquaLogic
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Tuxedo
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Heroku
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Google Sheets
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) SNMP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) IPFIX
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) BGP
3 3 (11.11%) Connectrix
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) OSPF
3 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) AMQP
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) PPP
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Support
3 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Commissioning Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (7.41%) JMS
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Statistics
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Go
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) HNC
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCDA
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) CCIP
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) vCloud
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Netcool
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (18.52%) Nagios
4 3 (11.11%) Cacti
4 3 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (11.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (7.41%) Ansible
5 2 (7.41%) Icinga
5 2 (7.41%) Kibana
5 2 (7.41%) logstash
5 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 2 (7.41%) RANCID
5 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.70%) Control-M
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.70%) OVPM
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Remedy
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) BMC
5 4 (14.81%) Motorola
6 3 (11.11%) F5
6 3 (11.11%) New Relic
6 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) Splunk
7 2 (7.41%) BEA
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Kaseya
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) SevOne
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat