The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 54 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 17 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.01% 2.52% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 7.21% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £294 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £440 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
HP
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
352 208 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.71% 34.90% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 127 184
Average daily rate £375 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.18 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% -39.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) EMC
4 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 4 (16.67%) ATM
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) EFT
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) BASE24
6 4 (16.67%) Tandem
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Data Security
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) BASE24
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) ATM
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) GGSN
5 1 (4.17%) SGSN
5 1 (4.17%) LTE
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (4.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DataStage
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EFT
1 4 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Data Security
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.33%) OCA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) OCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Acronis
6 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Teradata
7 1 (4.17%) Sun