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 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 29 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 12 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.57% 4.06% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.45% 9.42% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £201 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £387 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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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
161 138 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.92% 43.13% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.75 £36.80
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) LAN
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) Nagios
7 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.63%) Puppet
8 5 (15.63%) IBM
8 5 (15.63%) MPLS
8 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 5 (15.63%) UNIX
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 4 (12.50%) ISDN
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) MPLS
4 4 (12.50%) ISDN
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) PBX
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP
6 2 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Django
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) CCTV
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Android
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) UML
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Test Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Python
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Tcl
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) MCTS
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) NCDA
2 2 (6.25%) NCIE
2 2 (6.25%) VCAP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Nagios
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Nortel
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Vertica
5 3 (9.38%) Infobright
6 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard