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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 28 May 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 54 31 69
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Contract jobs citing HP 82 124 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.32% 4.83% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 9.83% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 25
Median daily rate £380 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £137 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.25 £13.86
% change year-on-year
+41.53% +17.22%
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
1238 1261 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.12% 49.16% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 619 559
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 42 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 30 £380 +35.71% 8
Bracknell -16 14 £249 -39.33% 3
Slough +6 10 £363 +21.84% 1
Wokingham -2 5 - -
Windsor +6 2 £400 +31.14% 1
Newbury +2 2 - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 48 (33.80%) Windows
2 37 (26.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
3 36 (25.35%) Linux
3 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.01%) ITIL
4 27 (19.01%) Cisco
5 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
6 25 (17.61%) SAN
7 24 (16.90%) Firewall
8 23 (16.20%) SQL
9 22 (15.49%) MS Office
9 22 (15.49%) Unix
9 22 (15.49%) EMC
10 21 (14.79%) IBM
10 21 (14.79%) VMware
10 21 (14.79%) DV Cleared
11 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
11 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
11 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (12.68%) Telecoms
12 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (11.97%) Oracle
13 17 (11.97%) SLA
14 16 (11.27%) TCP/IP
14 16 (11.27%) MS Exchange
14 16 (11.27%) Citrix
14 16 (11.27%) CCNA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.63%) Live Communications Server
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.52%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (15.49%) MS Office
2 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) SAN
2 24 (16.90%) Firewall
3 16 (11.27%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (9.15%) WAN
6 12 (8.45%) LAN
7 11 (7.75%) Ethernet
7 11 (7.75%) Internet
8 9 (6.34%) DNS
9 8 (5.63%) IPv6
9 8 (5.63%) WLAN
10 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.93%) DHCP
10 7 (4.93%) VPN
10 7 (4.93%) Wireless
11 5 (3.52%) 802.11
11 5 (3.52%) BGP
11 5 (3.52%) IPsec
11 5 (3.52%) OSPF
11 5 (3.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) MS Access
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) JIRA
1 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.11%) JMeter
2 3 (2.11%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.41%) Introscope
3 2 (1.41%) JProfiler
3 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.41%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.41%) Toad
4 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.70%) JBehave
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 18 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.45%) Finance
3 1 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (14.79%) Support Engineer
2 19 (13.38%) Analyst
3 16 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.15%) Administrator
5 12 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Linux Support
9 6 (4.23%) Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.52%) LAN Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Storage Administrator
10 5 (3.52%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Tester
10 5 (3.52%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.93%) Web Services
2 7 (4.93%) XML
3 6 (4.23%) .NET
3 6 (4.23%) Middleware
4 4 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.41%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) Java EE
6 1 (0.70%) JSON
6 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Smart Meter
4 9 (6.34%) Replication
5 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (5.63%) Fat Client
5 8 (5.63%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.93%) Clustering
6 7 (4.93%) EMC VNX
6 7 (4.93%) Statistics
7 5 (3.52%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.82%) CMDB
9 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.70%) FMCG
11 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.80%) Windows
2 37 (26.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.35%) Linux
4 22 (15.49%) Unix
5 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.15%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.34%) AIX
7 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.23%) Solaris
9 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.41%) SUSE
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.01%) ITIL
2 14 (9.86%) Configuration Management
3 12 (8.45%) Migration
3 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (7.75%) Change Management
4 11 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.04%) High Availability
5 10 (7.04%) SDLC
5 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.63%) Defect Management
7 7 (4.93%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.93%) Project Management
7 7 (4.93%) Test Management
7 7 (4.93%) Time Management
8 6 (4.23%) Release Management
8 6 (4.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.23%) Service Management
8 6 (4.23%) Software Distribution
8 6 (4.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.20%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.93%) Java
4 6 (4.23%) Python
5 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.82%) Perl
6 3 (2.11%) C#
6 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.11%) VB
7 2 (1.41%) C
7 2 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.79%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.27%) CCNA
6 14 (9.86%) MCP
7 13 (9.15%) SC Cleared
8 12 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (7.75%) Degree
10 9 (6.34%) MCSA
10 9 (6.34%) MCSE
11 5 (3.52%) ISTQB
12 4 (2.82%) HNC
12 4 (2.82%) ISEB
12 4 (2.82%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.41%) CCNP
13 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.41%) VCP5
13 2 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) SLA
2 8 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.63%) vSphere
5 7 (4.93%) XenApp
6 6 (4.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.11%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.41%) Firmware
8 2 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) KVM
9 1 (0.70%) RHEV
9 1 (0.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (9.15%) NetBackup
4 12 (8.45%) Netcool
5 11 (7.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (7.04%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (7.04%) WSUS
7 8 (5.63%) Nagios
7 8 (5.63%) Unicenter
7 8 (5.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (3.52%) Puppet
9 4 (2.82%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.41%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (1.41%) nmon
11 2 (1.41%) SCCM
11 2 (1.41%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.01%) Cisco
3 22 (15.49%) EMC
4 21 (14.79%) IBM
4 21 (14.79%) VMware
5 17 (11.97%) Oracle
6 16 (11.27%) Citrix
7 15 (10.56%) Dell
8 14 (9.86%) Veritas
9 10 (7.04%) Remedy
10 9 (6.34%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.34%) Brocade
10 9 (6.34%) Hitachi
10 9 (6.34%) Intel
11 8 (5.63%) Aruba
11 8 (5.63%) BMC
11 8 (5.63%) Meridio
11 8 (5.63%) Veeam
12 7 (4.93%) Avaya
13 6 (4.23%) Intel Security
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