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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 44 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 102 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.55% 3.09% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 6.22% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.61 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £18.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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
1406 1383 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.90% 49.73% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 650 372
Average daily rate £400 £380 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 32 £300 -7.69% 18
Bracknell +4 24 £338 +64.63% 2
Slough -7 11 £500 +66.66% 4
Newbury -2 8 £158 -58.00%
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 86 (41.95%) Windows
2 67 (32.68%) Security Cleared
3 61 (29.76%) Microsoft
4 52 (25.37%) VMware
5 51 (24.88%) SC Cleared
6 42 (20.49%) Active Directory
7 40 (19.51%) ITIL
8 39 (19.02%) Windows 7
9 35 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
9 35 (17.07%) DV Cleared
10 34 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (15.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 30 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (14.63%) TCP/IP
13 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
14 28 (13.66%) IBM
14 28 (13.66%) Linux
15 25 (12.20%) MCSE
15 25 (12.20%) UNIX
15 25 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (11.71%) Cisco
17 23 (11.22%) SMS
17 23 (11.22%) Finance
18 21 (10.24%) Dell
19 20 (9.76%) DNS
19 20 (9.76%) SLA
20 19 (9.27%) SAN
20 19 (9.27%) McAfee
20 19 (9.27%) MS Excel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.93%) IIS
3 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.46%) Lync
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.37%) MS Office
4 5 (2.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Exstream
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) assyst
3 1 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 23 (11.22%) SMS
3 20 (9.76%) DNS
4 19 (9.27%) SAN
4 19 (9.27%) Firewall
5 16 (7.80%) DHCP
6 15 (7.32%) 3G
7 13 (6.34%) LAN
7 13 (6.34%) 4G
8 11 (5.37%) SS7
9 10 (4.88%) 2G
9 10 (4.88%) GSM
9 10 (4.88%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (4.39%) WAN
11 8 (3.90%) Ethernet
12 7 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.41%) Wireshark
12 7 (3.41%) MVNO
13 6 (2.93%) Network Security
13 6 (2.93%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.39%) DB2
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (2.44%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.98%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) JIRA
2 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.22%) Finance
3 15 (7.32%) Billing
4 7 (3.41%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (14.15%) Support Engineer
2 19 (9.27%) Architect
3 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (6.83%) Network Engineer
5 13 (6.34%) Applications Packager
6 12 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.37%) Technical Architect
7 11 (5.37%) Tester
7 11 (5.37%) Analyst
8 10 (4.88%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.39%) Consultant
9 9 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Server Support
10 8 (3.90%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.41%) Designer
11 7 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.88%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.44%) WAP
3 3 (1.46%) XML
3 3 (1.46%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.98%) APPC
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) JSP
5 1 (0.49%) Servlets
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.49%) SPML
5 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.95%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.95%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.98%) iSeries
5 2 (0.98%) AS400
5 2 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) DTV
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 86 (41.95%) Windows
2 39 (19.02%) Windows 7
3 34 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.66%) Linux
6 25 (12.20%) UNIX
7 15 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.39%) AIX
9 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.95%) VMS
10 3 (1.46%) HPUX
10 3 (1.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.98%) OS/400
11 2 (0.98%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.51%) ITIL
2 19 (9.27%) Migration
3 18 (8.78%) Software Deployment
3 18 (8.78%) Software Distribution
4 17 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.34%) Project Management
6 11 (5.37%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.39%) Test Management
7 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.90%) Coaching
9 7 (3.41%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.41%) eTOM
9 7 (3.41%) TOGAF
9 7 (3.41%) Service Management
9 7 (3.41%) CRM
9 7 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.41%) Performance Management
9 7 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.93%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.85%) SQL
2 9 (4.39%) C
3 8 (3.90%) Java
4 6 (2.93%) Perl
4 6 (2.93%) ABAP
5 5 (2.44%) VB
6 4 (1.95%) Korn
6 4 (1.95%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.46%) VBA
7 3 (1.46%) C#
8 2 (0.98%) COBOL
8 2 (0.98%) RPG
8 2 (0.98%) VBScript
8 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (32.68%) Security Cleared
2 51 (24.88%) SC Cleared
3 35 (17.07%) DV Cleared
4 25 (12.20%) MCSE
4 25 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.32%) MCP
6 14 (6.83%) CCNA
6 14 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.88%) Degree
8 8 (3.90%) CCNP
9 6 (2.93%) ISEB
9 6 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.44%) MCITP
10 5 (2.44%) VCP4
10 5 (2.44%) HNC
10 5 (2.44%) CCSP
10 5 (2.44%) CCSA
10 5 (2.44%) CCSE
11 4 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.80%) vSphere
4 7 (3.41%) XenServer
5 5 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.44%) NFS
6 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.46%) KVM
8 2 (0.98%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.98%) XenApp
8 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) Xen
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 35 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (15.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (4.88%) OpenView
3 10 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (4.39%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.90%) Nagios
6 6 (2.93%) Netcool
7 5 (2.44%) SCCM
8 3 (1.46%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.46%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.49%) WSUS
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.49%) Puppet
10 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.49%) SCOM
10 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 61 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 52 (25.37%) VMware
3 28 (13.66%) IBM
4 24 (11.71%) Cisco
5 21 (10.24%) Dell
6 19 (9.27%) McAfee
7 18 (8.78%) Red Hat
8 17 (8.29%) Symantec
8 17 (8.29%) EMC
8 17 (8.29%) Citrix
9 14 (6.83%) SAP
10 13 (6.34%) BMC
11 12 (5.85%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.90%) Oracle
12 8 (3.90%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.41%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.41%) Juniper
14 6 (2.93%) Veritas
14 6 (2.93%) Altiris
14 6 (2.93%) Isilon
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