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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 124 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.20% 2.54% 3.40%
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 5.10% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 36
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£313 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.99 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+25.11% +1.87%
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
1233 1215 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.74% 49.82% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 536 447
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 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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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 +21 43 £313 +7.75% 7
Slough +6 19 £315 +46.51% 2
Bracknell +13 18 £268 -4.37% 1
Maidenhead +2 8 £375 +38.88%
Newbury - 6 - -
Windsor - 2 £305 -
Wokingham - 2 £310 - 3
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 79 (32.92%) Windows
2 66 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 65 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 51 (21.25%) Telecoms
5 50 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 50 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
6 43 (17.92%) ITIL
6 43 (17.92%) VMware
7 39 (16.25%) SC Cleared
7 39 (16.25%) DV Cleared
8 38 (15.83%) Windows 7
9 36 (15.00%) Data Centre
10 30 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (11.67%) Firewall
11 28 (11.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (11.25%) SQL
12 27 (11.25%) Test Scripting
13 26 (10.83%) IBM
14 25 (10.42%) Migration
14 25 (10.42%) 3G
14 25 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (10.00%) 4G
15 24 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 24 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 23 (9.58%) Symantec
17 22 (9.17%) Finance
17 22 (9.17%) MCSE
17 22 (9.17%) GSM
17 22 (9.17%) SLA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (2.92%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.08%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.67%) CMS
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.25%) Lync
4 3 (1.25%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 24 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.33%) MS Office
3 17 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.25%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.83%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.83%) Exstream
3 1 (0.42%) Endur
3 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (1.67%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.67%) Firewall
2 25 (10.42%) 3G
3 24 (10.00%) 4G
4 22 (9.17%) GSM
5 21 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 20 (8.33%) VoLTE
7 17 (7.08%) SAN
8 16 (6.67%) DNS
9 15 (6.25%) SMS
9 15 (6.25%) DHCP
10 13 (5.42%) Ethernet
10 13 (5.42%) 2G
11 12 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (5.00%) VoIP
11 12 (5.00%) GPRS
11 12 (5.00%) VPN
12 11 (4.58%) SS7
12 11 (4.58%) UMTS
12 11 (4.58%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (4.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.58%) DB2
2 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (2.08%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.08%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (1.67%) Big Data
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 2 (0.83%) MS Access
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 6 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.67%) MSI
4 4 (1.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.25%) Selenium
6 2 (0.83%) Subversion
6 2 (0.83%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.42%) ProC
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) Ranorex
General
1 51 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.17%) Finance
3 11 (4.58%) Billing
4 7 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 25 (10.42%) Analyst
3 22 (9.17%) Architect
4 21 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (7.50%) Tester
7 15 (6.25%) Consultant
8 13 (5.42%) Applications Packager
9 12 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.58%) Test Analyst
10 11 (4.58%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.17%) OSS Architect
12 8 (3.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) Server Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) Server Support Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) Server Support
13 7 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.00%) HTML
1 12 (5.00%) XML
2 11 (4.58%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.08%) Flash
3 5 (2.08%) J2EE
3 5 (2.08%) CSS
4 4 (1.67%) SOAP
4 4 (1.67%) Web Services
4 4 (1.67%) Middleware
5 2 (0.83%) Ajax
5 2 (0.83%) JSON
5 2 (0.83%) JSP
5 2 (0.83%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) XSL
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.92%) HP Storage
4 6 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.67%) CMDB
6 3 (1.25%) DTV
6 3 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.83%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.83%) PMI
7 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.83%) Celerra
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.92%) Windows
2 38 (15.83%) Windows 7
3 25 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.08%) UNIX
7 16 (6.67%) Linux
8 10 (4.17%) Solaris
9 7 (2.92%) AIX
10 3 (1.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.83%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.83%) HPUX
11 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.92%) ITIL
2 27 (11.25%) Test Scripting
3 25 (10.42%) Migration
4 24 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (7.92%) Service Management
6 18 (7.50%) Software Delivery
7 17 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (6.67%) Validation
8 16 (6.67%) Software Deployment
9 15 (6.25%) Project Management
10 13 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.42%) Software Testing
10 13 (5.42%) Test Planning
11 12 (5.00%) Software Distribution
12 11 (4.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.58%) System Testing
13 10 (4.17%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.17%) Test Management
13 10 (4.17%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.25%) SQL
2 16 (6.67%) Java
3 7 (2.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.92%) VBScript
4 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.50%) ABAP
5 4 (1.67%) VB
6 3 (1.25%) VBA
6 3 (1.25%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) Perl
7 2 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) Python
8 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.25%) SC Cleared
2 39 (16.25%) DV Cleared
3 22 (9.17%) MCSE
3 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.75%) ISEB
5 18 (7.50%) MCP
6 15 (6.25%) Degree
7 12 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.75%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.33%) CCNP
10 7 (2.92%) CCNA
11 6 (2.50%) Sun Certification
11 6 (2.50%) SCSA
12 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.25%) MCSA
13 2 (0.83%) CISSP
13 2 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) SLA
2 11 (4.58%) QA
3 6 (2.50%) GxP
4 5 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (2.08%) GAMP
5 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.75%) vSphere
4 6 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.50%) XenApp
4 6 (2.50%) XenServer
5 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.25%) Samba
7 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.42%) Squid
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 50 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (11.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (6.25%) SCCM
4 12 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (5.00%) HP NNM
5 11 (4.58%) OpenView
6 4 (1.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 4 (1.67%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.25%) WSUS
8 2 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.83%) Netcool
8 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.83%) vMotion
8 2 (0.83%) OVSD
9 1 (0.42%) Iperf
9 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 65 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.92%) VMware
3 26 (10.83%) IBM
4 23 (9.58%) Symantec
5 20 (8.33%) Cisco
6 18 (7.50%) McAfee
7 17 (7.08%) SAP
8 15 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 13 (5.42%) Dell
10 12 (5.00%) Oracle
11 11 (4.58%) Citrix
12 10 (4.17%) SevOne
13 8 (3.33%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.92%) Huawei
14 7 (2.92%) Veritas
14 7 (2.92%) NetApp
15 6 (2.50%) EMC
15 6 (2.50%) BMC
15 6 (2.50%) CA
15 6 (2.50%) Sun
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago