Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 842 838 807
Rank change year-on-year -4 -31 +19
Contract jobs citing OpenView 46 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.040% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 44
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.68% +37.50%
10th Percentile £309 £344 £352
90th Percentile £800 £520 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +8.43% - +50.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -

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 14,489 11,821 10,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.57% 11.89% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,668 8,022 6,810
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £270 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 273 249
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.96 £47.50 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.13
% change year-on-year +9.38% -16.34% -4.38%

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 15 January 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 9 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 15 January 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 +29 44 £450 +16.88% 4
UK excluding London -46 26 £450 +8.43% 4
London +20 18 £703 +44.85%
North of England -6 13 £450 +33.23%
North West - 12 £450 -
East of England +18 10 - -
East Midlands +9 3 £325 +1.56%
Midlands -5 3 £325 +1.56% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 34 (73.91%) HP
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Unix
6 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (30.43%) Dollar Universe
7 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 12 (26.09%) OVSD
7 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 11 (23.91%) Internet
9 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (21.74%) VPN
9 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.57%) VMware
10 9 (19.57%) LAN
10 9 (19.57%) WAN
10 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
11 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (17.39%) SAN
11 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
11 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (15.22%) SCCM
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) Veritas
12 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage

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 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) OpenShift
1 3 (6.52%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Internet
2 10 (21.74%) VPN
3 9 (19.57%) LAN
3 9 (19.57%) WAN
4 8 (17.39%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) NAS
6 3 (6.52%) DNS
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) Ethereal
7 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.17%) InfiniBand
8 1 (2.17%) Intranet
8 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.17%) SNMP
8 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Informix
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Automotive
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Service Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Migration Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) React
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (13.04%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) CCTV
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 15 (32.61%) Unix
4 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.35%) CatOS
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) ATDD
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.17%) High Availability
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) CCNP
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (6.52%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) NDS
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Dollar Universe
2 12 (26.09%) OVSD
3 7 (15.22%) SCCM
4 4 (8.70%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) Puppet
5 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 3 (6.52%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.35%) Nagios
6 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.17%) Control-M
7 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) HP
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) Veritas
6 6 (13.04%) Veeam
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) Google
9 2 (4.35%) BT
9 2 (4.35%) Canon
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco
10 1 (2.17%) CA
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Lumension
10 1 (2.17%) Novell
10 1 (2.17%) Opsware
10 1 (2.17%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) Symantec