The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 41 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 90 64 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.59% 2.62% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 7.59% 5.46% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 43
Average daily rate
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£300 £273 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £400 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.07 £12.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £98.50 £39.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -1.72%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1186 1172 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.33% 48.03% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 433 542
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £140 £225
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 32 48 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 30 £300 +22.44% 9
Bracknell +10 18 £400 +56.86% 3
Slough +16 17 £233 -19.13% 5
Maidenhead +3 9 £270 -38.28% 3
Newbury - 2 £220 -
Windsor - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (36.24%) Windows
2 45 (30.20%) Security Cleared
3 39 (26.17%) Telecoms
4 33 (22.15%) VMware
4 33 (22.15%) ITIL
4 33 (22.15%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
6 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
7 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
8 27 (18.12%) Linux
8 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (16.78%) Cisco
9 25 (16.78%) Finance
10 22 (14.77%) Oracle
11 21 (14.09%) UNIX
12 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (12.75%) SQL
14 18 (12.08%) ISEB
14 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (12.08%) Test Scripting
15 17 (11.41%) Software Testing
15 17 (11.41%) DNS
15 17 (11.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (10.74%) SAN
16 16 (10.74%) DV Cleared
17 15 (10.07%) SMS
17 15 (10.07%) Project Management
18 14 (9.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 14 (9.40%) McAfee
18 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (6.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.68%) Apache
4 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.01%) Lync
5 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Office
2 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.68%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.34%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.67%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) IaaS
2 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) DNS
2 16 (10.74%) SAN
3 15 (10.07%) SMS
4 14 (9.40%) Firewall
5 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.71%) 4G
7 9 (6.04%) LAN
7 9 (6.04%) DHCP
8 8 (5.37%) HTTP
8 8 (5.37%) VPN
8 8 (5.37%) LTE
8 8 (5.37%) IPv6
9 7 (4.70%) Wireless
9 7 (4.70%) SSL
9 7 (4.70%) Internet
9 7 (4.70%) GPRS
10 6 (4.03%) Network Security
10 6 (4.03%) DAB
11 5 (3.36%) IPsec
11 5 (3.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.67%) DataStage
4 1 (0.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.68%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.68%) Selenium
3 3 (2.01%) TestNG
3 3 (2.01%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.01%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.67%) Toad
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) Hudson
4 1 (0.67%) Gradle
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 39 (26.17%) Telecoms
2 25 (16.78%) Finance
3 11 (7.38%) Marketing
4 10 (6.71%) Electronics
5 9 (6.04%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.03%) Retail
6 6 (4.03%) Billing
7 5 (3.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Analyst
2 15 (10.07%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.05%) Architect
3 12 (8.05%) Consultant
4 11 (7.38%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Configuration Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Tester
8 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.36%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.36%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Test Consultant
10 4 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) Junior
10 4 (2.68%) Administrator
10 4 (2.68%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 3 (2.01%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) WAP
2 4 (2.68%) WML
2 4 (2.68%) XML
3 3 (2.01%) REST
3 3 (2.01%) JSON
4 2 (1.34%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) CPAN
5 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) DTV
2 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.70%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.01%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.01%) AS400
4 3 (2.01%) Clustering
4 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.34%) Firmware
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) FMCG
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.24%) Windows
2 27 (18.12%) Linux
3 21 (14.09%) UNIX
4 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.05%) HPUX
7 11 (7.38%) Solaris
8 10 (6.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.70%) AIX
11 5 (3.36%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.01%) Android
13 3 (2.01%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.01%) OpenVMS
14 2 (1.34%) CentOS
14 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.15%) ITIL
2 18 (12.08%) Test Scripting
3 17 (11.41%) Software Testing
4 15 (10.07%) Project Management
5 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.72%) Software Deployment
7 12 (8.05%) Software Distribution
8 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
9 10 (6.71%) Programme Management
9 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.71%) ITIL V2
10 9 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (6.04%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (5.37%) Release Management
11 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.70%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.70%) Time Management
12 7 (4.70%) Change Control
13 6 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.75%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) Perl
3 5 (3.36%) C
3 5 (3.36%) VB
4 4 (2.68%) Python
4 4 (2.68%) Ruby
4 4 (2.68%) Java
5 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.01%) C#
6 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) Korn
7 1 (0.67%) C-shell
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (30.20%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.08%) ISEB
4 17 (11.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (10.74%) DV Cleared
6 10 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.71%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.03%) MCSE
9 5 (3.36%) MCP
9 5 (3.36%) Degree
10 4 (2.68%) CCNA
10 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.68%) MCITP
11 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.34%) CCNP
12 2 (1.34%) CCA
12 2 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.67%) MCSA
13 1 (0.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 4 (2.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.70%) XenApp
4 6 (4.03%) vSphere
5 5 (3.36%) NFS
5 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.01%) XenServer
7 3 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.01%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.67%) Nmap
9 1 (0.67%) Xen
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (22.15%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (7.38%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (6.04%) SCCM
5 8 (5.37%) WMI
5 8 (5.37%) WSUS
6 5 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.01%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.34%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.34%) OpenView
8 2 (1.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (22.15%) VMware
2 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.78%) Cisco
4 22 (14.77%) Oracle
5 14 (9.40%) McAfee
6 12 (8.05%) Citrix
7 11 (7.38%) SAP
7 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.71%) Serena
9 7 (4.70%) Borland
9 7 (4.70%) F5
10 6 (4.03%) Symantec
10 6 (4.03%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.03%) EMC
10 6 (4.03%) Juniper
10 6 (4.03%) IBM
11 5 (3.36%) Sun
12 4 (2.68%) Dell
12 4 (2.68%) Remedy
12 4 (2.68%) NetApp
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