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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 44 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 12 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 1.40% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 3.59% 2.87% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £303 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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
334 348 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.71% 48.81% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 183 136
Average daily rate £340 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (17.86%) E-Discovery
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
4 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) QA
6 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) User Experience
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Network Management
7 2 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (17.86%) E-Discovery
2 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) OpenView
3 2 (7.14%) OPNET
4 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Dell
2 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) RedPrairie
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Posted: 5 days ago
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