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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.33% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
HP
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
20 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 73.53% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 6
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware