The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 43 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.47% 1.55% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 3.30% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £338 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 91 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.58% 46.91% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 57 48
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
HP
East of England

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £338 - 1
Bedford - - - - 3
Dunstable - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) SAN
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Exstream
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Papyrus
7 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
7 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Papyrus
2 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exstream Dialogue
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (20.00%) WCF
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Compuware
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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Rate: £0 - £15,000 per year
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