The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Opsware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opsware over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Opsware, Inc.

Opsware
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 636 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 -  
Contract jobs citing Opsware 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.015% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.033% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £435 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £500 -
% change year-on-year -13.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Opsware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Opsware
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Opsware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Opsware in the UK

Opsware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opsware in the UK

Opsware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Opsware in the UK

Opsware
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opsware within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 1 £435 -13.00% 1
Bristol - 1 £435 -
South West - 1 £435 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opsware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Opsware.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

Opsware
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 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec