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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 49 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 10 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 3.21% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 6.28% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Average daily rate
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£395 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £150 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
328 382 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.63% 51.07% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 204 184
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +63.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 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 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) MS Office
4 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (17.24%) E-Discovery
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Banking
5 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.90%) User Experience
7 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) vSphere
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
2 5 (17.24%) E-Discovery
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) HP ASE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView
3 2 (6.90%) OPNET
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Dell
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) RedPrairie
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