Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 873 879
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Opsware 13 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
UK median daily rate £381 £488 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +8.94% -5.79%
10th Percentile £309 £426 £363
90th Percentile £444 £517 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £488 £448
% change year-on-year -21.79% +8.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Opsware
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Opsware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opsware over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 7 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -7 13 £381 -21.79%
UK excluding London +34 12 £381 -21.79%
North East +70 8 £405 -7.95%
North of England +64 8 £405 -7.95%
East Midlands - 3 £320 -
Midlands - 3 £320 -
South West - 1 £435 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) AIX
1 12 (92.31%) HPUX
1 12 (92.31%) Solaris
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Project
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (92.31%) MQSeries
1 12 (92.31%) LDAP
1 12 (92.31%) Cognos
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
1 12 (92.31%) Sun
1 12 (92.31%) OpenView
1 12 (92.31%) HP
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
1 12 (92.31%) Veritas
1 12 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
1 12 (92.31%) Clustering
1 12 (92.31%) PlateSpin
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
1 12 (92.31%) NAS
1 12 (92.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 12 (92.31%) OpenStack

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 12 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (92.31%) MQSeries
1 12 (92.31%) OpenStack
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (84.62%) Apache
2 11 (84.62%) iPlanet
2 11 (84.62%) JBoss
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
2 11 (84.62%) WebLogic
2 11 (84.62%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LDAP
1 12 (92.31%) NAS
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) FCoE
3 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) AIX
1 12 (92.31%) HPUX
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Solaris
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) High Availability
1 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) C-shell
1 6 (46.15%) Korn
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
1 12 (92.31%) KVM
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (92.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cognos
1 12 (92.31%) HP
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) PlateSpin
1 12 (92.31%) Sun
1 12 (92.31%) Veritas
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) Borland