The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 89 115 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Contract jobs citing HP 110 112 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.58% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.44% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 135
Average daily rate
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£378 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £23.10 £23.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +28.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £10.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £30.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.69%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3257 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.85% 45.95% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2264 2309
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 116 97
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
HP
London

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 94 (38.68%) Windows
2 69 (28.40%) Finance
2 69 (28.40%) VMware
3 57 (23.46%) Banking
4 55 (22.63%) Active Directory
5 54 (22.22%) ITIL
6 51 (20.99%) SAN
7 47 (19.34%) Security Cleared
8 46 (18.93%) Microsoft
9 45 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (17.70%) HP Quality Center
12 42 (17.28%) Cisco
13 39 (16.05%) Linux
14 32 (13.17%) Oracle
15 31 (12.76%) SQL
16 29 (11.93%) DV Cleared
17 28 (11.52%) MS Exchange
18 26 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (9.88%) UNIX
19 24 (9.88%) Investment Banking
20 23 (9.47%) MS Office
20 23 (9.47%) EMC
21 22 (9.05%) Citrix
21 22 (9.05%) IBM
21 22 (9.05%) Firewall
22 21 (8.64%) Windows 7
23 20 (8.23%) SC Cleared
24 19 (7.82%) WAN
25 18 (7.41%) MS Excel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (11.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.47%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.23%) Apache
7 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.23%) CMS
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.82%) IIS
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Lync
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (9.47%) MS Office
2 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Eikon
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.41%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) IaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.99%) SAN
2 22 (9.05%) Firewall
3 19 (7.82%) WAN
4 17 (7.00%) LAN
5 15 (6.17%) DNS
6 14 (5.76%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.12%) DHCP
8 8 (3.29%) Wireless
8 8 (3.29%) VPN
9 7 (2.88%) NAS
10 6 (2.47%) VoIP
10 6 (2.47%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.47%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.06%) Multicast
11 5 (2.06%) SNMP
12 4 (1.65%) NetScreen
12 4 (1.65%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.23%) FCoE
13 3 (1.23%) Network Security
13 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) IDOL
3 2 (0.82%) VLDB
3 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.41%) QlikView
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) Informix
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (6.58%) JIRA
2 14 (5.76%) LoadRunner
2 14 (5.76%) Selenium
3 10 (4.12%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.29%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (2.47%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.06%) JMeter
7 4 (1.65%) Ant
7 4 (1.65%) Maven
7 4 (1.65%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (1.23%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.23%) JBehave
8 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.82%) Toad
9 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 69 (28.40%) Finance
2 57 (23.46%) Banking
3 24 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Legal
5 8 (3.29%) Retail
6 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 4 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.23%) German Language
8 3 (1.23%) Law
8 3 (1.23%) Front Office
9 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Analyst
2 31 (12.76%) Tester
3 20 (8.23%) Administrator
4 18 (7.41%) Architect
5 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (5.35%) Test Analyst
6 12 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 11 (4.53%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.12%) Performance Tester
9 9 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Systems Tester
9 9 (3.70%) Consultant
9 9 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.29%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.88%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.88%) Developer
12 6 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) Web Services
2 7 (2.88%) Middleware
3 6 (2.47%) HTML
3 6 (2.47%) .NET
4 5 (2.06%) SOAP
5 3 (1.23%) RESTful
5 3 (1.23%) J2EE
5 3 (1.23%) XML
5 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.82%) JSP
6 2 (0.82%) WAP
6 2 (0.82%) J2ME
6 2 (0.82%) JSON
6 2 (0.82%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.82%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.82%) REST
7 1 (0.41%) HTML5
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.35%) Computer Science
1 13 (5.35%) Clustering
2 12 (4.94%) Fixed Income
2 12 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.94%) Replication
3 10 (4.12%) SWIFT
4 8 (3.29%) EMC Centera
4 8 (3.29%) Social Network
5 7 (2.88%) iPad
6 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.65%) Derivative
7 4 (1.65%) Statistics
7 4 (1.65%) CMDB
7 4 (1.65%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Celerra
9 2 (0.82%) Handset
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.68%) Windows
2 44 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (16.05%) Linux
4 26 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (9.88%) UNIX
6 21 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 17 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.12%) Solaris
11 5 (2.06%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.65%) AIX
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.82%) HPUX
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.82%) Android
14 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.22%) ITIL
2 18 (7.41%) Service Management
2 18 (7.41%) Test Scripting
3 17 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (7.00%) Migration
4 15 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.35%) Test Automation
6 13 (5.35%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.94%) Test Management
8 11 (4.53%) System Testing
8 11 (4.53%) Integration Testing
8 11 (4.53%) Project Management
9 10 (4.12%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.70%) Load Testing
10 9 (3.70%) Stress Testing
10 9 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.29%) Change Management
11 8 (3.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.76%) SQL
2 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.35%) Java
3 9 (3.70%) Perl
4 8 (3.29%) C
5 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.47%) Python
6 5 (2.06%) C#
7 4 (1.65%) C++
7 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.65%) VB
7 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.82%) XQuery
8 2 (0.82%) VBA
8 2 (0.82%) VBScript
8 2 (0.82%) Korn
8 2 (0.82%) XPath
8 2 (0.82%) Groovy
9 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (19.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.93%) DV Cleared
3 20 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.41%) ISEB
5 17 (7.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.88%) CCNP
8 6 (2.47%) MCITP
9 5 (2.06%) Degree
10 4 (1.65%) MCP
10 4 (1.65%) MCSE
10 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.65%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.82%) CCNA
12 2 (0.82%) CCDA
12 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.82%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) QA
2 9 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 55 (22.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.58%) vSphere
4 13 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.53%) XenApp
6 8 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.88%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.47%) XenServer
9 5 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.06%) NFS
10 4 (1.65%) Xen
11 3 (1.23%) KVM
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.82%) Samba
12 2 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (17.70%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (7.00%) SCCM
3 13 (5.35%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.06%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.06%) Puppet
6 5 (2.06%) SCOM
6 5 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.65%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.23%) OpenView
9 2 (0.82%) Nagios
9 2 (0.82%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.82%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 69 (28.40%) VMware
2 46 (18.93%) Microsoft
3 42 (17.28%) Cisco
4 32 (13.17%) Oracle
5 23 (9.47%) EMC
6 22 (9.05%) Citrix
6 22 (9.05%) IBM
7 15 (6.17%) NetApp
7 15 (6.17%) Dell
8 14 (5.76%) Symantec
8 14 (5.76%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.12%) F5
10 9 (3.70%) Brocade
10 9 (3.70%) Sun
11 8 (3.29%) Juniper
11 8 (3.29%) ProCurve
11 8 (3.29%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.47%) Apple
12 6 (2.47%) Lotus
13 5 (2.06%) Remedy
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