The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank - 11 6
Contract jobs citing HP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.85% 11.54%
As % of the Vendors category - 7.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.97% 50.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 9
Average daily rate £300 £284 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

HP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center