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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing HP 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.38% 5.23% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.39% 9.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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
79 100 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 56.03% 58.14% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 18
Average daily rate £375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £406 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £37.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) AIX
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) Sun
4 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Clustering
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) YUI
5 5 (29.41%) BMC
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (29.41%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Project Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) YUI
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) AIX
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
2 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 5 (29.41%) BMC
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee