The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 42 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 29 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.96% 2.13% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 8.06% 4.10% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate £234 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 317 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.18% 51.97% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 132 175
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.48 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
East of England

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -2 23 £229 -49.16% 1
Cambridge -1 4 £370 +5.71% 3
Huntingdon +5 1 - - 1
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
3 29 (54.72%) Cisco
3 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
4 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (52.83%) Hyper-V
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
5 25 (47.17%) ITIL
6 24 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (45.28%) Firewall
7 19 (35.85%) Windows 7
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (32.08%) SAN
9 16 (30.19%) Migration
10 15 (28.30%) VMware
11 14 (26.42%) Wireless
12 12 (22.64%) WAN
13 11 (20.75%) LAN
13 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (20.75%) XenApp
14 10 (18.87%) Mac OS X
15 9 (16.98%) IIS
15 9 (16.98%) Backup Exec
16 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (15.09%) Citrix
17 7 (13.21%) NetApp
17 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
17 7 (13.21%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
2 24 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (16.98%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.77%) Lync
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 17 (32.08%) SAN
3 14 (26.42%) Wireless
4 12 (22.64%) WAN
5 11 (20.75%) LAN
5 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (13.21%) DHCP
6 7 (13.21%) DNS
7 6 (11.32%) FTP
8 3 (5.66%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) VLAN
8 3 (5.66%) NAS
9 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.77%) Intranet
9 2 (3.77%) Internet
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
10 1 (1.89%) ADSL
10 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Design Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (35.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.87%) Mac OS X
6 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.55%) Linux
9 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.66%) Change Control
4 3 (5.66%) Network Management
5 1 (1.89%) Scrum
5 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
1 2 (3.77%) C
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.55%) MCSA
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (52.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.75%) XenApp
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.32%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.43%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) Puppet
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) NetApp
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) Dell
5 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.55%) Altiris
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) Mercator
7 3 (5.66%) Brocade
7 3 (5.66%) Red Gate
8 2 (3.77%) Exinda
8 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.77%) CA
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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