The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 55 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 22 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.27% 3.49% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 5.35% 7.44% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 10
Average daily rate £450 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.85% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.21 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+234.52% -25.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+69.36% -7.50%
HP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
411 551 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.33% 46.93% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 261 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 19 £469 +48.80% 1
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) Service Management
7 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (25.53%) MS Office
7 12 (25.53%) OVSD
8 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
8 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) ITSM
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
9 10 (21.28%) SCCM
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
10 9 (19.15%) iSCSI
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.02%) IBM
11 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
11 8 (17.02%) SAN
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.89%) Ubuntu
12 7 (14.89%) Oracle
12 7 (14.89%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (12.77%) CICS
1 6 (12.77%) MQSeries
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) iSCSI
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) Internet
5 4 (8.51%) NAS
5 4 (8.51%) SMTP
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.64%) PC Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Hardware Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) PC Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Platform Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) ISPF
1 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) JMS
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.13%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Ubuntu
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.77%) zOS
7 5 (10.64%) CentOS
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) Unix
9 3 (6.38%) Solaris
10 2 (4.26%) AIX
10 2 (4.26%) HPUX
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Service Management
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) ITSM
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
4 6 (12.77%) CRM
4 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.64%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) DoDAF
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) MODAF
6 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) RUP
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) UML
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Assembly Language
2 6 (12.77%) C++
2 6 (12.77%) COBOL
2 6 (12.77%) JCL
2 6 (12.77%) REXX
3 5 (10.64%) CLIST
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (8.51%) ISEB
6 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MCTS
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) GAAP
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) NFS
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) OVSD
2 10 (21.28%) SCCM
3 4 (8.51%) OpenView
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) IBM
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) CA
5 5 (10.64%) ServiceNow
5 5 (10.64%) Sun
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 4 (8.51%) StorageTek
7 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 3 (6.38%) webMethods
8 2 (4.26%) Brocade
8 2 (4.26%) GFI Software
8 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco
9 1 (2.13%) Compaq
9 1 (2.13%) Veritas