The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 43 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 15 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.34% 2.94% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 6.08% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
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£388 £240 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.45% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 263 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.06% 48.35% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 90
Average daily rate £360 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Birmingham region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Birmingham region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) SCCM
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) DHCP
6 7 (20.59%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Dell
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.71%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) EMC
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) SQL
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
9 4 (11.76%) vSphere
10 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (8.82%) F5
10 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
10 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.94%) JConsole
2 1 (2.94%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.94%) PVCS
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Server Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Senior Server Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support
2 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Data Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.94%) iSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) Fedora
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) System Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) HP APS
5 1 (2.94%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCA
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCDST
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.76%) vSphere
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) WMI
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.88%) Sysprep
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.94%) OPNET
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Compaq
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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