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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing HP 7 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.07% 4.35% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 7.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.72%
HP
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
69 119 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.00% 57.49% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 26
Average daily rate £400 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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
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 23 October 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Clustering
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) YUI
4 5 (35.71%) BMC
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) YUI
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sun
2 5 (35.71%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee