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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.21% 3.16% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 5.43% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £270 £330 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £274 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £386 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 92 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 37.24% 58.23% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £461 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.97 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
West Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) BPEL
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) HPUX
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Clustering

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) BPEL
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) CommVault
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat