The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 17 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 Basildon 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 4 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing HP 17 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 22.08% 16.36% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 38.64% 32.14% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate £370 £85 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+335.29% -50.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 57.14% 50.91% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £95 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+268.42% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £85 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £222 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £29.50 £31.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
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HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) McAfee
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) OpenView
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
2 8 (36.36%) OVSD
2 8 (36.36%) MCDST
2 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (4.55%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Defect Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (36.36%) MCDST
1 8 (36.36%) MCP
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) OpenView
1 8 (36.36%) OVSD
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Sun