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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 38 78 41
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Contract jobs citing HP 106 57 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.40% 2.22% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 9.64% 4.46% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 49
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £404 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.15 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £31.20 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -3.33%
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
1100 1279 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.68% 49.84% 52.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 509 548
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +19 33 £300 -21.05% 11
Bracknell +7 28 £413 +42.24% 1
Slough +14 17 £265 -25.61% 7
Newbury - 5 £350 -
Maidenhead +2 4 £285 -43.00% 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 61 (36.31%) Windows
2 46 (27.38%) Security Cleared
3 40 (23.81%) ITIL
4 38 (22.62%) Active Directory
4 38 (22.62%) Telecoms
5 37 (22.02%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
7 33 (19.64%) Linux
8 30 (17.86%) UNIX
8 30 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 29 (17.26%) Cisco
9 29 (17.26%) DNS
9 29 (17.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (17.26%) VMware
10 28 (16.67%) Finance
11 26 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 20 (11.90%) ISEB
15 20 (11.90%) Citrix
16 19 (11.31%) DHCP
16 19 (11.31%) Red Hat
16 19 (11.31%) SMS
16 19 (11.31%) Firewall
16 19 (11.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (10.71%) Oracle
17 18 (10.71%) Windows 7
18 17 (10.12%) DV Cleared
18 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.38%) Apache
3 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.38%) Lync
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) MS Office
2 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.38%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.19%) PaaS
2 2 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.26%) DNS
2 19 (11.31%) DHCP
2 19 (11.31%) SMS
2 19 (11.31%) Firewall
3 14 (8.33%) SAN
3 14 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.14%) 4G
5 10 (5.95%) VPN
5 10 (5.95%) SSL
5 10 (5.95%) LTE
6 8 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.76%) 3G
6 8 (4.76%) Internet
6 8 (4.76%) LAN
6 8 (4.76%) IPv6
6 8 (4.76%) HTTP
6 8 (4.76%) Network Security
6 8 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 7 (4.17%) VLAN
7 7 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.60%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.60%) DataStage
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) TestDirector
1 4 (2.38%) StarTeam
1 4 (2.38%) Selenium
2 3 (1.79%) TestNG
2 3 (1.79%) WebDriver
2 3 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) Hudson
3 1 (0.60%) Gradle
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.60%) Toad
3 1 (0.60%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
General
1 38 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 28 (16.67%) Finance
3 11 (6.55%) Electronics
3 11 (6.55%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.95%) Marketing
4 10 (5.95%) Retail
4 10 (5.95%) Billing
5 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (21.43%) Analyst
2 15 (8.93%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.33%) Architect
4 13 (7.74%) Test Analyst
5 12 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Consultant
6 11 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.17%) Tester
8 7 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) WAP
2 6 (3.57%) XML
3 4 (2.38%) WML
4 3 (1.79%) REST
4 3 (1.79%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.79%) JSON
5 2 (1.19%) Middleware
5 2 (1.19%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.60%) SPML
6 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.60%) JSP
6 1 (0.60%) Servlets
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) CPAN
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.60%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) Fat Client
2 11 (6.55%) Thin Client
2 11 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.95%) DTV
4 7 (4.17%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.79%) Clustering
7 2 (1.19%) Handset
7 2 (1.19%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.31%) Windows
2 33 (19.64%) Linux
3 30 (17.86%) UNIX
4 29 (17.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.76%) Solaris
8 8 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.17%) AIX
10 6 (3.57%) HPUX
10 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.79%) Android
12 2 (1.19%) CentOS
12 2 (1.19%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) ITIL
2 21 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 16 (9.52%) Software Distribution
3 16 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 15 (8.93%) Software Deployment
5 14 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.55%) Project Management
7 11 (6.55%) Programme Management
8 10 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (5.95%) Test Planning
9 9 (5.36%) Test Management
9 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.36%) Release Management
9 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.17%) Software Licensing
11 7 (4.17%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.52%) SQL
2 14 (8.33%) Perl
3 11 (6.55%) C
3 11 (6.55%) VB
4 9 (5.36%) Korn
5 8 (4.76%) Bourne shell
6 5 (2.98%) Java
7 4 (2.38%) Python
7 4 (2.38%) Ruby
8 3 (1.79%) C#
9 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.60%) C-shell
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.90%) ISEB
4 19 (11.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (10.12%) DV Cleared
5 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (8.93%) MCSE
7 13 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.76%) MCP
8 8 (4.76%) CCNA
8 8 (4.76%) Degree
9 7 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.17%) CCA
9 7 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.98%) MCITP
10 5 (2.98%) CCNP
10 5 (2.98%) HNC
11 4 (2.38%) CCSA
11 4 (2.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) QA
2 9 (5.36%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) NFS
4 8 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.17%) XenApp
6 5 (2.98%) vSphere
7 4 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.79%) KVM
8 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.19%) XenServer
10 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.60%) Xen
10 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (22.02%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (10.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (5.36%) Nagios
3 9 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.76%) OpenView
5 7 (4.17%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (3.57%) SCCM
7 5 (2.98%) WSUS
7 5 (2.98%) WMI
8 4 (2.38%) Netcool
8 4 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.19%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.60%) Puppet
10 1 (0.60%) YUM
10 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.60%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.26%) Cisco
2 29 (17.26%) VMware
3 20 (11.90%) Citrix
4 19 (11.31%) Red Hat
5 18 (10.71%) Oracle
6 15 (8.93%) SAP
7 14 (8.33%) McAfee
7 14 (8.33%) EMC
7 14 (8.33%) IBM
8 11 (6.55%) Dell
9 10 (5.95%) F5
10 8 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.76%) Juniper
10 8 (4.76%) Isilon
11 7 (4.17%) Serena
12 6 (3.57%) Symantec
12 6 (3.57%) Altiris
13 5 (2.98%) BMC
13 5 (2.98%) Nortel
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