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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 50 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing HP 18 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.96% 2.12% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.08% 6.63% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £377 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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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
354 196 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.48% 31.97% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 122 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) EMC
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) NAS
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.50%) EFT
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) ATM
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) Tandem
5 3 (12.50%) BASE24
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) BASE24
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) ATM
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (4.17%) UMTS
5 1 (4.17%) GGSN
5 1 (4.17%) SGSN
5 1 (4.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) DataStage
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
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
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) EFT
1 3 (12.50%) Tandem
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) SOA
2 3 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) BPEL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) OCA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.17%) OCP
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
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 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) EMC
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Teradata
6 1 (4.17%) Acronis