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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 16 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.41% 3.03% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 6.57% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Average daily rate £375 £394 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £448 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.88% -8.66%
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
313 274 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.07% 46.05% 51.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 138 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) Tridion
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.50%) Interwoven
4 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Sitefinity
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) ADSL
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.33%) CMS Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) AIX
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Content Management
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) Logistics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) User Stories
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Interwoven
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) arcserve
4 1 (4.17%) Baan
4 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas