The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 34 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.78% 8.39% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.79% 15.66% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 83 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 48.02% 53.55% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 13
Average daily rate £350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 £13.28 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
HP
Cheshire

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) Netcool
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Clustering
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) IBM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) WAAS
6 3 (18.75%) Extranet
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Storage Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) e-Health
2 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Netcool
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Dell
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (25.00%) NetScout
3 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
3 3 (18.75%) Nortel
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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