The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 35 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 12 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.08% 2.11% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 4.04% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +1.11%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
194 198 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.74% 52.11% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 122 66
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.10 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.50 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) CCIE
6 4 (23.53%) CCSP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) CCSE
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Documentum
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Fedora
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) SDLC
2 1 (5.88%) Document Management
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 4 (23.53%) CCSP
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
3 4 (23.53%) CCSE
3 4 (23.53%) HP ASE
3 4 (23.53%) HP MASE
3 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
3 4 (23.53%) JNCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
6 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
7 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) EMC
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) BT
9 1 (5.88%) TIBCO