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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 38 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 18 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.25% 1.61% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 3.09% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
Average daily rate £306 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
South Wales

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
162 162 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.21% 52.09% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 75
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 £11.00 £53.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -79.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £11.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Migration
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) SAN
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (23.33%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (23.33%) Internet
9 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
9 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (23.33%) CCNA
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) ITSM
9 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 7 (23.33%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) Remedy
10 6 (20.00%) AIX
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) NetApp
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) SLA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
1 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
1 6 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (13.33%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Release Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) AIX
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) HPUX
6 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) ITSM
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Logistics
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Release Management
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNA
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCDP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
1 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (13.33%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) BMC
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
4 6 (20.00%) Remedy
4 6 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.67%) CA
8 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.67%) F5
9 1 (3.33%) InterSystems
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec