The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.20% 3.92% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 7.92% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £315 £116
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +171.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 £15.77 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 101 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.18% 49.51% 48.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 56
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £12.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.36% -50.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
Scotland

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Aberdeen region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Aberdeen region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

HP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mapping
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Mapping
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) Dell