The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Bedford 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.95% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.68% 25.58% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 4 15
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £101.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £172.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
Bedfordshire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) VMFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) e-Health
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware