The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 73 40
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -33
Contract jobs citing HP 100 58 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.12% 2.26% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 8.95% 4.77% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 48
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £163 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £402 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £16.50 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
HP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1215 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.97% 47.44% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 452 545
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.78 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +15 31 £300 -11.11% 12
Bracknell +12 22 £400 +44.14% 3
Slough +20 19 £233 -34.73% 5
Maidenhead +2 7 £270 -46.00% 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 47 (30.72%) Security Cleared
3 38 (24.84%) ITIL
4 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
5 32 (20.92%) Linux
5 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
5 32 (20.92%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
6 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 29 (18.95%) VMware
8 28 (18.30%) UNIX
9 27 (17.65%) Finance
10 26 (16.99%) Cisco
10 26 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (13.73%) DNS
11 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (13.07%) Software Testing
13 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (12.42%) ISEB
13 19 (12.42%) Oracle
14 18 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (11.11%) Test Scripting
15 17 (11.11%) Citrix
15 17 (11.11%) Red Hat
16 16 (10.46%) SAN
16 16 (10.46%) SQL
16 16 (10.46%) SMS
16 16 (10.46%) DV Cleared
17 15 (9.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 15 (9.80%) Configuration Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.61%) Lync
3 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) MS Office
2 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.61%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.31%) IaaS
2 2 (1.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) DNS
2 16 (10.46%) SAN
2 16 (10.46%) SMS
3 14 (9.15%) DHCP
3 14 (9.15%) Firewall
4 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.54%) 4G
6 8 (5.23%) IPv6
6 8 (5.23%) HTTP
6 8 (5.23%) LAN
6 8 (5.23%) LTE
7 7 (4.58%) Wireless
7 7 (4.58%) GPRS
7 7 (4.58%) SSL
7 7 (4.58%) VPN
8 6 (3.92%) Internet
8 6 (3.92%) WAN
8 6 (3.92%) Network Security
8 6 (3.92%) DAB
9 5 (3.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.65%) DataStage
4 1 (0.65%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.61%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.61%) Selenium
3 3 (1.96%) TestNG
3 3 (1.96%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.65%) Toad
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Hudson
4 1 (0.65%) Gradle
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 27 (17.65%) Finance
3 10 (6.54%) Electronics
4 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.88%) Marketing
5 8 (5.23%) Retail
6 7 (4.58%) Billing
7 3 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Analyst
2 14 (9.15%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.50%) Architect
3 13 (8.50%) Consultant
4 12 (7.84%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.23%) Configuration Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Tester
8 6 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Administrator
9 5 (3.27%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.27%) Test Consultant
10 4 (2.61%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.61%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) WAP
2 4 (2.61%) WML
2 4 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (1.96%) REST
3 3 (1.96%) JSON
4 2 (1.31%) Middleware
4 2 (1.31%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.65%) CPAN
5 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.65%) SOAP
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.65%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.88%) DTV
3 8 (5.23%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.23%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.58%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.96%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.96%) Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.31%) Handset
6 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 32 (20.92%) Linux
3 28 (18.30%) UNIX
4 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.19%) Solaris
9 9 (5.88%) HPUX
10 7 (4.58%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.92%) AIX
12 3 (1.96%) OpenVMS
12 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.96%) Android
13 2 (1.31%) CentOS
13 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.84%) ITIL
2 20 (13.07%) Software Testing
3 17 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 15 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 14 (9.15%) Project Management
5 14 (9.15%) Software Deployment
6 13 (8.50%) Software Distribution
7 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.19%) Asset Management
8 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
8 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.54%) ITIL V2
9 9 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.23%) Release Management
10 8 (5.23%) Test Management
10 8 (5.23%) Time Management
10 8 (5.23%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.58%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.46%) SQL
2 11 (7.19%) Perl
3 8 (5.23%) C
3 8 (5.23%) VB
4 6 (3.92%) Korn
5 5 (3.27%) Bourne shell
6 4 (2.61%) Java
6 4 (2.61%) Python
6 4 (2.61%) Ruby
7 3 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.65%) C-shell
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (30.72%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.42%) ISEB
4 18 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (10.46%) DV Cleared
6 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.19%) MCSE
8 10 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.92%) MCP
9 6 (3.92%) CCA
9 6 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.92%) Degree
10 5 (3.27%) CCNA
11 4 (2.61%) HNC
11 4 (2.61%) MCITP
11 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.96%) CCNP
13 2 (1.31%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.88%) NFS
4 8 (5.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.58%) XenApp
6 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.27%) vSphere
7 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.96%) KVM
8 3 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.96%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.31%) XenServer
9 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.65%) Samba
10 1 (0.65%) Xen
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (20.92%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (9.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (6.54%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (5.23%) WMI
5 7 (4.58%) SCCM
5 7 (4.58%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.92%) Nagios
7 5 (3.27%) WSUS
7 5 (3.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.96%) OpenView
9 2 (1.31%) Netcool
9 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.65%) SCOM
10 1 (0.65%) YUM
10 1 (0.65%) Puppet
10 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.95%) VMware
3 26 (16.99%) Cisco
4 19 (12.42%) Oracle
5 17 (11.11%) Citrix
5 17 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.15%) McAfee
7 13 (8.50%) EMC
8 12 (7.84%) SAP
9 11 (7.19%) IBM
10 10 (6.54%) Serena
11 8 (5.23%) F5
11 8 (5.23%) Dell
12 7 (4.58%) Juniper
12 7 (4.58%) Borland
13 6 (3.92%) Sun
13 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.27%) Veritas
14 5 (3.27%) NetApp
14 5 (3.27%) Symantec
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