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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 58 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 15 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 1.84% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 5.48% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate
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£303 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £130 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £387 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
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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
363 219 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.54% 33.64% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 145 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) EMC
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) NAS
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Tandem
5 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.50%) BASE24
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%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2010
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
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%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) ATM
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) GGSN
5 1 (4.17%) SGSN
5 1 (4.17%) LTE
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (4.17%) UMTS
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) DataStage
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
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
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Tandem
1 3 (12.50%) EFT
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) 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 XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) BPEL
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
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%) OCA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) OCP
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) 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%) EMC
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Teradata
7 1 (4.17%) Sun