The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 33 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% 2.92% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 7.87% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
123 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.60% 37.13% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 84 53
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £53.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.83% +283.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.40 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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
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 31 March 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (61.54%) AS400
3 8 (61.54%) Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) CBAP
7 2 (15.38%) Java

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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