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 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 56 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing HP 67 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.69% 3.74% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 5.48% 7.81% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £136 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 17
Average hourly rate £63.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+281.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
1222 1293 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.04% 47.85% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 622 619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 39 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £47.50 £29.16
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 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 30 £350 +55.55% 7
Slough +8 12 £350 -30.00% 1
Bracknell -15 6 £475 +18.75% 3
Newbury +7 5 £313 -
Windsor - 1 £365 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 51 (34.46%) Windows
2 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.30%) Cisco
4 32 (21.62%) Firewall
4 32 (21.62%) Security Cleared
5 31 (20.95%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (20.27%) VMware
6 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
7 28 (18.92%) Linux
8 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 24 (16.22%) Data Centre
9 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (15.54%) ITIL
9 23 (15.54%) Telecoms
9 23 (15.54%) Windows Server
10 21 (14.19%) Unix
10 21 (14.19%) DV Cleared
10 21 (14.19%) Windows 7
11 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.16%) Oracle
11 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (11.49%) SLA
12 17 (11.49%) LAN
13 16 (10.81%) WAN
13 16 (10.81%) SQL
13 16 (10.81%) SAN
13 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (10.14%) QA
15 14 (9.46%) Change Management
15 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.35%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Endur
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Line 500
3 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.62%) Firewall
2 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.49%) LAN
4 16 (10.81%) SAN
4 16 (10.81%) WAN
5 13 (8.78%) Ethernet
6 12 (8.11%) DNS
7 11 (7.43%) OSPF
7 11 (7.43%) VLAN
8 10 (6.76%) BGP
8 10 (6.76%) DHCP
8 10 (6.76%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (6.08%) Internet
10 8 (5.41%) IPv6
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.73%) EIGRP
11 7 (4.73%) VPN
12 6 (4.05%) IPsec
12 6 (4.05%) Wireless
12 6 (4.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Big Data
5 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.35%) IDOL
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) LoadRunner
2 8 (5.41%) Selenium
3 6 (4.05%) HP UFT
3 6 (4.05%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.03%) JMeter
6 2 (1.35%) Introscope
6 2 (1.35%) JProfiler
6 2 (1.35%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.35%) Toad
6 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) JBehave
7 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) Protractor
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (15.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 2 (1.35%) Front Office
5 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Analyst
2 22 (14.86%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Test Manager
5 10 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.76%) Network Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Service Desk Support
6 8 (5.41%) 1st Line Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Tester
7 7 (4.73%) Consultant
8 6 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) SOAP
2 6 (4.05%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) CSS
4 2 (1.35%) HTML
4 2 (1.35%) JSON
4 2 (1.35%) Middleware
4 2 (1.35%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.41%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.70%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.03%) Clustering
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.68%) iSeries
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.46%) Windows
2 28 (18.92%) Linux
3 23 (15.54%) Windows Server
4 21 (14.19%) Unix
4 21 (14.19%) Windows 7
5 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.41%) Solaris
8 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.73%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.38%) AIX
11 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.03%) SUSE
13 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.68%) Android
14 1 (0.68%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.54%) ITIL
2 14 (9.46%) Change Management
2 14 (9.46%) Configuration Management
2 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (8.11%) Test Management
4 11 (7.43%) Defect Management
4 11 (7.43%) Risk Management
5 10 (6.76%) SDLC
6 9 (6.08%) Migration
7 8 (5.41%) Project Management
7 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.05%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.05%) High Availability
9 6 (4.05%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.05%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.81%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) Java
3 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.03%) C
4 3 (2.03%) Python
4 3 (2.03%) VB
5 2 (1.35%) C#
5 2 (1.35%) C++
5 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.35%) Ruby
5 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.35%) VBA
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.46%) CCNA
4 14 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.78%) MCP
5 13 (8.78%) MCSE
6 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.08%) Degree
8 7 (4.73%) ISTQB
8 7 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.05%) ISEB
10 5 (3.38%) MCSA
11 4 (2.70%) HNC
11 4 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (2.70%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.35%) CEH
12 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (1.35%) VCP5
12 2 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) SLA
2 15 (10.14%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.08%) vSphere
3 9 (6.08%) XenApp
4 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (20.95%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.05%) WSUS
4 5 (3.38%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.70%) Nagios
5 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.03%) OpenView
6 3 (2.03%) SCCM
6 3 (2.03%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.35%) Cacti
7 2 (1.35%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.35%) nmon
7 2 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.30%) Cisco
3 30 (20.27%) VMware
4 18 (12.16%) Oracle
5 14 (9.46%) Citrix
5 14 (9.46%) EMC
5 14 (9.46%) IBM
6 13 (8.78%) NetApp
7 10 (6.76%) Brocade
7 10 (6.76%) Dell
7 10 (6.76%) Juniper
8 7 (4.73%) Aruba
8 7 (4.73%) Symantec
9 6 (4.05%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.05%) Avaya
9 6 (4.05%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.05%) NetScout
9 6 (4.05%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.38%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.38%) Remedy
Reading, England
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: €750 - €850 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 24 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 24 days ago