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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 37 37 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Contract jobs citing HP 108 100 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.14% 4.12% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 9.00% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 27
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £197 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £480 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +31.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £22.80 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
1338 1111 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.32% 45.78% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 501 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Reading -12 27 £356 +18.75% 7
Slough +5 24 £315 +35.48%
Bracknell -16 13 £179 -55.25% 3
Newbury -2 11 - - 1
Maidenhead +3 5 £375 +38.88% 3
Windsor - 4 £305 -
Wokingham -1 2 £310 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 60 (26.20%) Windows
2 53 (23.14%) Microsoft
3 45 (19.65%) Security Cleared
4 44 (19.21%) Telecoms
5 43 (18.78%) HP Quality Center
6 42 (18.34%) Active Directory
7 39 (17.03%) ITIL
7 39 (17.03%) Firewall
8 34 (14.85%) Data Centre
9 30 (13.10%) Cisco
10 29 (12.66%) VMware
11 27 (11.79%) Linux
12 25 (10.92%) Windows 7
13 24 (10.48%) SC Cleared
13 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (10.04%) VoLTE
14 23 (10.04%) DV Cleared
14 23 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (10.04%) Configuration Management
14 23 (10.04%) Service Management
15 22 (9.61%) 3G
15 22 (9.61%) Symantec
15 22 (9.61%) SQL
15 22 (9.61%) 4G
15 22 (9.61%) Test Scripting
16 21 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (9.17%) Validation
17 20 (8.73%) MS Office
17 20 (8.73%) TCP/IP
17 20 (8.73%) DNS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (3.06%) MS Exchange
1 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.18%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.18%) Lync
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
4 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (8.73%) MS Office
2 16 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.55%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Endur
2 3 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.87%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.03%) Firewall
2 23 (10.04%) VoLTE
3 22 (9.61%) 4G
3 22 (9.61%) 3G
4 20 (8.73%) DNS
4 20 (8.73%) TCP/IP
5 19 (8.30%) DHCP
5 19 (8.30%) Ethernet
5 19 (8.30%) VLAN
6 18 (7.86%) GSM
7 17 (7.42%) SAN
8 15 (6.55%) UMTS
8 15 (6.55%) VPN
8 15 (6.55%) GPRS
9 14 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (5.68%) LTE
10 13 (5.68%) WAN
10 13 (5.68%) VoIP
10 13 (5.68%) LAN
11 12 (5.24%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.06%) Big Data
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.18%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (2.18%) DB2
4 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.62%) Selenium
2 6 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.18%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.31%) MSI
5 3 (1.31%) JMeter
6 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) JIRA
7 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.44%) ProC
7 1 (0.44%) JUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 44 (19.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.68%) Finance
3 7 (3.06%) Retail
4 6 (2.62%) Billing
5 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.31%) Electronics
6 3 (1.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (12.66%) Support Engineer
2 28 (12.23%) Analyst
3 21 (9.17%) Architect
3 21 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (7.42%) Consultant
6 14 (6.11%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.68%) Tester
8 11 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.80%) Technical Tester
8 11 (4.80%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.37%) OSS Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) OSS Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.06%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.06%) Test Manager
13 6 (2.62%) Developer
13 6 (2.62%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.68%) HTML
2 12 (5.24%) XML
3 10 (4.37%) CSS
4 7 (3.06%) SOAP
5 5 (2.18%) J2EE
5 5 (2.18%) Flash
5 5 (2.18%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.75%) Web Services
7 3 (1.31%) JSON
8 2 (0.87%) Ajax
8 2 (0.87%) REST
8 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.87%) JSP
9 1 (0.44%) XSL
9 1 (0.44%) HTML5
9 1 (0.44%) WAP
9 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.62%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.75%) CMDB
6 3 (1.31%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.31%) Clustering
6 3 (1.31%) DTV
6 3 (1.31%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.87%) Celerra
7 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.87%) PMI
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.20%) Windows
2 27 (11.79%) Linux
3 25 (10.92%) Windows 7
4 23 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.99%) UNIX
7 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.93%) Solaris
9 8 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.75%) Android
10 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.31%) SUSE
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.87%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.87%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.03%) ITIL
2 23 (10.04%) Configuration Management
2 23 (10.04%) Service Management
3 22 (9.61%) Test Scripting
4 21 (9.17%) Validation
5 18 (7.86%) Migration
5 18 (7.86%) Test Planning
6 14 (6.11%) Project Management
6 14 (6.11%) Test Management
6 14 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (5.68%) Software Deployment
8 12 (5.24%) Software Delivery
8 12 (5.24%) Software Testing
8 12 (5.24%) Release Management
9 11 (4.80%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.37%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (4.37%) Change Control
10 10 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.61%) SQL
2 14 (6.11%) Java
3 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.06%) VBScript
5 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) Perl
7 3 (1.31%) C#
7 3 (1.31%) VB
7 3 (1.31%) Python
8 2 (0.87%) Ada
8 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.87%) Pascal
8 2 (0.87%) Ruby
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (19.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.04%) DV Cleared
4 18 (7.86%) MCSE
4 18 (7.86%) ISEB
4 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.55%) Degree
6 14 (6.11%) MCP
7 13 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.68%) CCNP
8 12 (5.24%) CCNA
9 11 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (3.93%) ISTQB
10 9 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.62%) SCSA
11 6 (2.62%) Sun Certification
12 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) SLA
2 17 (7.42%) QA
3 6 (2.62%) GxP
4 5 (2.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (2.18%) GAMP
5 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (18.34%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.99%) vSphere
4 6 (2.62%) XenApp
5 5 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.18%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.18%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.31%) Samba
7 3 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.87%) XenServer
8 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.44%) SRDF
9 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.44%) vCloud
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (18.78%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (7.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (6.99%) OpenView
4 12 (5.24%) HP NNM
4 12 (5.24%) SCCM
5 8 (3.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (2.62%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (2.62%) Cacti
6 6 (2.62%) WSUS
7 5 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.18%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.31%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.87%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.87%) Netcool
10 2 (0.87%) OVSD
10 2 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.10%) Cisco
3 29 (12.66%) VMware
4 22 (9.61%) Symantec
5 16 (6.99%) IBM
6 15 (6.55%) Oracle
6 15 (6.55%) McAfee
6 15 (6.55%) 3PAR
7 11 (4.80%) SAP
7 11 (4.80%) EMC
8 10 (4.37%) SevOne
9 9 (3.93%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.93%) ProCurve
10 8 (3.49%) Citrix
10 8 (3.49%) CA
10 8 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.06%) BMC
11 7 (3.06%) Veritas
11 7 (3.06%) Huawei
11 7 (3.06%) TippingPoint
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