The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 41 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.82% 2.22% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 5.15% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
HP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
156 194 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.86% 43.11% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 116 45
Average daily rate £300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 1 - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Dell

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle