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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 32 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 123 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.87% 2.04% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 9.86% 4.21% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 34
Average daily rate
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£289 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.55 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +1.11%
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
1247 1259 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.37% 48.35% 50.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 582 488
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £49.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 28 May 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 +18 43 £280 -6.66% 15
Bracknell +20 25 £410 +46.58%
Slough +1 11 £298 +25.92% 2
Maidenhead +10 9 £379 - 5
Newbury -1 2 £135 +20.00% 1
Windsor - 2 £305 -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 82 (36.44%) Windows
2 70 (31.11%) Security Cleared
3 64 (28.44%) Microsoft
4 47 (20.89%) SC Cleared
5 43 (19.11%) Active Directory
6 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
6 42 (18.67%) VMware
6 42 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
7 41 (18.22%) Windows 7
7 41 (18.22%) DV Cleared
8 40 (17.78%) Data Centre
9 37 (16.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 34 (15.11%) ITIL
11 33 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (13.33%) Migration
13 27 (12.00%) IBM
14 26 (11.56%) Test Scripting
15 25 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 25 (11.11%) SQL
16 24 (10.67%) 3G
17 23 (10.22%) ISEB
17 23 (10.22%) 4G
18 22 (9.78%) vSphere
18 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
18 22 (9.78%) Finance
18 22 (9.78%) McAfee
19 21 (9.33%) Symantec
19 21 (9.33%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.22%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.78%) CMS
4 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.78%) Lync
4 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.33%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.89%) MS Office
3 15 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.89%) Exstream
2 2 (0.89%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 24 (10.67%) 3G
3 23 (10.22%) 4G
4 21 (9.33%) Firewall
5 18 (8.00%) GSM
6 17 (7.56%) SMS
7 16 (7.11%) SAN
8 15 (6.67%) DNS
8 15 (6.67%) VoLTE
9 14 (6.22%) LAN
10 13 (5.78%) DHCP
10 13 (5.78%) SS7
10 13 (5.78%) SIGTRAN
11 12 (5.33%) 2G
11 12 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (4.89%) Ethernet
13 10 (4.44%) Wireless
13 10 (4.44%) VoIP
13 10 (4.44%) WAN
13 10 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.33%) DB2
2 6 (2.67%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.22%) SAP HANA
3 5 (2.22%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.78%) Big Data
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (3.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.78%) MSI
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.78%) JIRA
4 3 (1.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.44%) ProC
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.78%) Finance
3 11 (4.89%) Billing
4 8 (3.56%) Retail
5 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (13.78%) Support Engineer
2 22 (9.78%) Architect
2 22 (9.78%) Analyst
3 21 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (8.00%) Applications Packager
6 14 (6.22%) Consultant
7 13 (5.78%) Tester
8 12 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.44%) OSS Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.00%) Server Support
11 9 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 10 (4.44%) HTML
2 10 (4.44%) XML
3 5 (2.22%) Flash
3 5 (2.22%) J2EE
4 4 (1.78%) CSS
4 4 (1.78%) Middleware
5 2 (0.89%) Web Services
5 2 (0.89%) .NET
6 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.44%) XSL
6 1 (0.44%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.78%) CMDB
6 3 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.89%) DTV
7 2 (0.89%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.89%) Celerra
7 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Xbox
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Economics
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.44%) Windows
2 41 (18.22%) Windows 7
3 25 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.22%) UNIX
7 13 (5.78%) Linux
8 7 (3.11%) AIX
9 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.22%) Solaris
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.33%) HPUX
11 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.89%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.44%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.11%) ITIL
2 30 (13.33%) Migration
3 26 (11.56%) Test Scripting
4 21 (9.33%) Software Delivery
5 20 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 19 (8.44%) Software Deployment
7 18 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (6.67%) Service Management
8 15 (6.67%) Project Management
8 15 (6.67%) Software Distribution
9 12 (5.33%) System Testing
10 11 (4.89%) Integration Testing
10 11 (4.89%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (4.44%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.44%) Release Management
11 10 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.00%) CRM
12 9 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.00%) Validation
13 8 (3.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.11%) SQL
2 16 (7.11%) Java
3 6 (2.67%) ABAP
3 6 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.78%) VBScript
6 3 (1.33%) C
6 3 (1.33%) C#
6 3 (1.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.44%) XPath
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) COBOL
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) RPG
7 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.89%) SC Cleared
3 41 (18.22%) DV Cleared
4 23 (10.22%) ISEB
5 21 (9.33%) MCSE
5 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (7.11%) MCP
7 12 (5.33%) Degree
8 10 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.11%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.22%) CCNP
11 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.78%) Sun Certification
12 4 (1.78%) CCNA
12 4 (1.78%) SCSA
13 3 (1.33%) MCITP
13 3 (1.33%) MCSA
14 2 (0.89%) CISSP
14 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 11 (4.89%) QA
3 4 (1.78%) GxP
4 3 (1.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.33%) GAMP
5 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (19.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.78%) vSphere
4 8 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.67%) XenServer
6 5 (2.22%) XenApp
7 4 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.78%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.33%) Samba
9 2 (0.89%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.89%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.89%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.44%) Squid
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (16.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (6.22%) SCCM
4 12 (5.33%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (4.44%) HP NNM
5 10 (4.44%) OpenView
6 5 (2.22%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.33%) vMotion
9 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.89%) Netcool
9 2 (0.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.44%) Iperf
10 1 (0.44%) SCOM
10 1 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.44%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 64 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.67%) VMware
3 27 (12.00%) IBM
4 22 (9.78%) McAfee
5 21 (9.33%) Symantec
6 16 (7.11%) SAP
6 16 (7.11%) Cisco
7 14 (6.22%) Dell
8 13 (5.78%) 3PAR
9 10 (4.44%) SevOne
9 10 (4.44%) Citrix
10 8 (3.56%) Oracle
11 7 (3.11%) NetApp
12 6 (2.67%) EMC
12 6 (2.67%) ProCurve
12 6 (2.67%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.22%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.22%) Huawei
13 5 (2.22%) Brocade
13 5 (2.22%) Fortinet
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