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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 53 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing HP 10 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 2.18% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 4.23% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £189 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 307 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.84% 51.60% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 133 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 21
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £64.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 22 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 22 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 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (34.48%) Workflow
5 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
7 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) NetApp
10 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.24%) Tivoli
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) MCITP
11 4 (13.79%) Migration
11 4 (13.79%) MCSE
11 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
11 4 (13.79%) SCCM
11 4 (13.79%) Windows 7

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) LPAR
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) HPUX
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Workflow
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Fund Management
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) MCITP
3 4 (13.79%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) RHCE
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SRDF
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Tivoli
3 4 (13.79%) SCCM
4 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
4 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.45%) SCOM
6 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.45%) Legato
6 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) BMC
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Compaq
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.45%) CA
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