The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cardiff 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 35 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.54% 2.38% 7.92%
As % of the Vendors category 6.99% 4.80% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
143 125 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.39% 49.60% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 47
Average daily rate £325 £298 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
South Wales

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) LoadRunner
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) Ant
3 10 (47.62%) SOAP
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) Maven
3 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
3 10 (47.62%) SoapUI
3 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (47.62%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (38.10%) QA
5 7 (33.33%) REST
5 7 (33.33%) 4G
5 7 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 7 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (33.33%) Handset
5 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Apache
5 7 (33.33%) J2ME
5 7 (33.33%) WAP
5 7 (33.33%) Toad
5 7 (33.33%) Sun
5 7 (33.33%) 2G
5 7 (33.33%) Banking

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) 3G
1 7 (33.33%) 2G
1 7 (33.33%) 4G
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (9.52%) WLAN
4 1 (4.76%) PABX
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) LoadRunner
2 10 (47.62%) SoapUI
2 10 (47.62%) Ant
2 10 (47.62%) Maven
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 7 (33.33%) Toad
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 3 (14.29%) JBehave
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) SOAP
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) J2ME
2 7 (33.33%) WAP
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
2 7 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) XQuery
2 3 (14.29%) XPath
2 3 (14.29%) Groovy
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Sun
2 7 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
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