The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Brighton 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 24 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.76% 0.79% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 3.70% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £110 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 27 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.87% 21.26% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 39
Average daily rate £341 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £19.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £23.33 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
East Sussex

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 17 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (16.67%) iPhone
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) iPad
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) ETL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Progress