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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 43 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 20 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.69% 2.67% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 5.41% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Average daily rate
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£335 £295 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% +55.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £212 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £358 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 - £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 - £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
HP
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
376 333 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.61% 49.33% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 148
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) DNS
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (24.24%) SCCM
6 8 (24.24%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (21.21%) SAN
7 7 (21.21%) Workflow
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.15%) MCSE
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
9 5 (15.15%) MCITP
10 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP WM
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 7 (21.21%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) JMeter
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
1 3 (9.09%) Java EE
2 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Struts
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XSL
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) JSF
3 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
9 1 (3.03%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) SUSE
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Workflow
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) E-Discovery
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Memory Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) RHCE
7 1 (3.03%) ISEB
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) OPNET
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) Sysprep
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Dell
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Meru Networks
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) BMC
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Compaq
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
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