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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 18 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing HP 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.12% 2.60% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 14.46% 5.94% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £223 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.77% -7.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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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
83 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.35% 43.72% 51.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 16
Average daily rate £413 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.68 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) CMDB
2 9 (64.29%) Opsware
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (57.14%) NetScout
3 8 (57.14%) HP NNM
3 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Mockito
7 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 2 (14.29%) PowerMock
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Introscope
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Mockito
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) JDBC
1 2 (14.29%) Servlets
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSL
1 2 (14.29%) WSDL
1 2 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) PowerMock
1 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) CMDB
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Management
1 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCIE
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP NNM
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Opsware
3 8 (57.14%) NetScout
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Perforce
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Compuware
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft