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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 31 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 2.80% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 7.14% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
HP
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
179 112 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.83% 39.16% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 65 64
Average daily rate £425 £370 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +102.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.90 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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
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 6 March 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 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) MS Office
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 4 (19.05%) NetApp
8 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 3 (14.29%) Dell
8 3 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) Android
8 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Hadoop

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Wireless
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) PBX
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) WLAN
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Django
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) UML
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) MapReduce
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCSP
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) CCDP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCSE
1 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
1 2 (9.52%) JNCIE
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) HP ASE
1 2 (9.52%) HP MASE
2 1 (4.76%) NCDA
2 1 (4.76%) NCIE
2 1 (4.76%) VCAP
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Vertica
4 3 (14.29%) Infobright
5 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee