The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 51 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 12 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 2.28% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 4.56% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 307 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.95% 49.92% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 147 139
Average daily rate £320 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
HP
West Midlands

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) Workflow
5 10 (32.26%) DNS
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.81%) DHCP
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.13%) MCITP
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) NetApp
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
10 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Migration
11 4 (12.90%) MCSE
11 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
11 4 (12.90%) SCCM
11 4 (12.90%) Windows 7

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) XML
1 2 (6.45%) XSL
1 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) LPAR
2 1 (3.23%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) HPUX
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Workflow
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.68%) SOA
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.45%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) MCITP
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) RHCE
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.23%) SRDF
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 3 (9.68%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.23%) Legato
6 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 3 (9.68%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Compaq
5 2 (6.45%) Meru Networks
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) NetScout
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) CA
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