The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 28 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.89% 4.08% 9.03%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 8.20% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £315 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £13.13
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +4.76%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
98 122 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.50% 49.80% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 14
Average daily rate £413 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £213 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.03 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) CMDB
2 9 (52.94%) Opsware
3 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (47.06%) Network Management
3 8 (47.06%) HP NNM
3 8 (47.06%) NetScout
3 8 (47.06%) CCIE
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) AIX
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Sun
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Compuware
9 2 (11.76%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) BMC

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Introscope
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Mockito
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) JDBC
1 2 (11.76%) Servlets
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSL
1 2 (11.76%) WSDL
1 2 (11.76%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) PowerMock
1 2 (11.76%) JAX-RS
2 1 (5.88%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) CMDB
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) SUSE
3 2 (11.76%) Debian
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Management
1 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Jython
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCIE
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP NNM
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Opsware
3 8 (47.06%) NetScout
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) Compuware
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Perforce
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya