The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 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 Bradford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing HP 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.79% 3.55% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 9.76% 7.29% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £353 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +65.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £283 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £423 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -5.08%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 49.10% 48.73% 63.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 47
Average daily rate £340 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.02 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) High Availability
5 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (27.78%) CommVault
6 5 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 4 (22.22%) Brocade
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
10 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (5.56%) ETL
10 1 (5.56%) LAN
10 1 (5.56%) VoIP
10 1 (5.56%) WAN
10 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (5.56%) Cisco
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) ETL
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) CommVault
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft