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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 64 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 1.24% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 3.54% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £410 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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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
375 254 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.35% 35.13% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 164 159
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -55.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £30.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 (40.00%) IBM
2 8 (32.00%) SAN
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
6 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (16.00%) NAS
6 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Network Management
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Tandem
7 3 (12.00%) ATM
7 3 (12.00%) UNIX
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) BASE24
2 1 (4.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 3 (12.00%) ATM
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) OSPF
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.00%) FWSM
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (4.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Defect Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) EFT
1 3 (12.00%) Tandem
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) OCA
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 2 (8.00%) IronPort
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) CA
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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