The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 8 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 29 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.78% 4.61% 6.51%
As % of the Vendors category 19.73% 8.19% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£393 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.65% 56.25% 56.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 39
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Bracknell region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Bracknell region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 19 (41.30%) VMware
4 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (36.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (30.43%) vSphere
7 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 14 (30.43%) McAfee
8 13 (28.26%) SMS
8 13 (28.26%) Software Deployment
8 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
9 12 (26.09%) DV Cleared
10 11 (23.91%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (23.91%) Software Distribution
10 11 (23.91%) Migration
11 10 (21.74%) IBM
12 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.87%) Retail
13 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.87%) WAN
13 5 (10.87%) LAN
13 5 (10.87%) DNS
13 5 (10.87%) DHCP
13 5 (10.87%) DB2
13 5 (10.87%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (6.52%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
1 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) SMS
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) APPN
5 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (4.35%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) SNA
5 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) DB2
2 3 (6.52%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Server Support
2 9 (19.57%) Server Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Packager
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.52%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) Flash
3 2 (4.35%) APPC
4 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Celerra
2 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) OS/400
6 2 (4.35%) i5/OS
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Software Deployment
1 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
2 11 (23.91%) Software Distribution
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) System Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Operations Management
3 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
3 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) Validation
4 2 (4.35%) Time Management
4 2 (4.35%) Release Management
4 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) RPG
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (30.43%) vSphere
2 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (23.91%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.52%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.52%) vMotion
4 2 (4.35%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) McAfee
4 10 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (10.87%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) CA