The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 28 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.36% 1.51% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 4.49% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £425 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +286.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.21% 33.58% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 28
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 5
Average hourly rate £26.60 £31.15 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +118.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) vMotion
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Acronis
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft