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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 51 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 6 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 4.88% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 11.33% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
Average daily rate
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£298 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.93% +61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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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
225 203 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.91% 43.10% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 133 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Dell
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (20.00%) HP ASE
6 4 (20.00%) HP MASE
6 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) NetScaler

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (15.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Debian
4 3 (15.00%) Fedora
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 4 (20.00%) CCSP
3 4 (20.00%) CCDP
3 4 (20.00%) CCSE
3 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (20.00%) HP ASE
3 4 (20.00%) HP MASE
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (30.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 3 (15.00%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (10.00%) BMC
9 1 (5.00%) Intel
9 1 (5.00%) TIBCO