The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 89 104 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 112 135 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 1.83% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 3.97% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 93 116
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.10 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £10.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £30.80 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
HP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2623 3403 3418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.36% 46.20% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 2373 2332
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £275
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 59 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 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 20 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 20 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 96 (38.87%) Windows
2 75 (30.36%) VMware
3 73 (29.55%) Finance
4 60 (24.29%) Active Directory
5 55 (22.27%) SAN
6 51 (20.65%) Banking
6 51 (20.65%) Security Cleared
7 50 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
8 49 (19.84%) ITIL
9 44 (17.81%) Cisco
10 41 (16.60%) HP Quality Center
11 37 (14.98%) Linux
12 33 (13.36%) Oracle
13 31 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (12.15%) IBM
15 29 (11.74%) SQL
15 29 (11.74%) DV Cleared
16 28 (11.34%) MS Exchange
16 28 (11.34%) Citrix
17 26 (10.53%) EMC
18 25 (10.12%) SC Cleared
19 23 (9.31%) Firewall
19 23 (9.31%) Test Scripting
19 23 (9.31%) Investment Banking
20 22 (8.91%) MS Office
20 22 (8.91%) vSphere
21 20 (8.10%) UNIX
21 20 (8.10%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (11.34%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.02%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.21%) IIS
7 3 (1.21%) Apache
7 3 (1.21%) CMS
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.81%) Lync
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) MS Office
2 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.40%) Eikon
5 1 (0.40%) Summit
5 1 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.40%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.27%) SAN
2 23 (9.31%) Firewall
3 19 (7.69%) DNS
3 19 (7.69%) WAN
4 18 (7.29%) LAN
5 14 (5.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.05%) DHCP
7 9 (3.64%) Wireless
8 8 (3.24%) VPN
9 6 (2.43%) VoIP
9 6 (2.43%) SNMP
9 6 (2.43%) NAS
9 6 (2.43%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.02%) Multicast
10 5 (2.02%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.62%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.62%) FCoE
11 4 (1.62%) NetScreen
11 4 (1.62%) LDAP
12 3 (1.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.81%) VLDB
3 2 (0.81%) IDOL
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) Informix
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (5.67%) JIRA
2 12 (4.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (4.86%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.24%) Selenium
3 8 (3.24%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (2.43%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.02%) JMeter
6 4 (1.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.21%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.81%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.40%) Robotium
9 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.40%) Calabash
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
General
1 73 (29.55%) Finance
2 51 (20.65%) Banking
3 23 (9.31%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.86%) Legal
5 6 (2.43%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.43%) Retail
6 4 (1.62%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.62%) Back Office
6 4 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Law
7 3 (1.21%) Front Office
7 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.21%) German Language
8 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (19.43%) Analyst
2 24 (9.72%) Tester
2 24 (9.72%) Administrator
3 18 (7.29%) Architect
4 13 (5.26%) Consultant
4 13 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (4.86%) Test Analyst
5 12 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (4.45%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.05%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.05%) Network Engineer
8 9 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (3.24%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.24%) Performance Tester
9 8 (3.24%) Systems Tester
9 8 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.83%) Team Leader
10 7 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.83%) Test Manager
10 7 (2.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) .NET
2 7 (2.83%) Web Services
2 7 (2.83%) Middleware
2 7 (2.83%) HTML
3 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.62%) JSP
5 2 (0.81%) J2EE
5 2 (0.81%) XML
5 2 (0.81%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.81%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.40%) HTML5
6 1 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) Java EE
6 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) J2ME
6 1 (0.40%) JMS
6 1 (0.40%) WAP
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.48%) Clustering
2 13 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.26%) Replication
3 12 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.05%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.64%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.24%) EMC Centera
6 8 (3.24%) Social Network
7 7 (2.83%) iPad
8 6 (2.43%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.43%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.62%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.62%) Derivative
9 4 (1.62%) Statistics
10 3 (1.21%) CMDB
10 3 (1.21%) Celerra
11 2 (0.81%) RMADS
11 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.87%) Windows
2 49 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (14.98%) Linux
4 31 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.10%) UNIX
5 20 (8.10%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.48%) Windows XP
7 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.45%) Solaris
8 11 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.21%) AIX
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.81%) SUSE
11 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.81%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.84%) ITIL
2 23 (9.31%) Test Scripting
3 18 (7.29%) Service Management
4 17 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (6.48%) Migration
6 13 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 12 (4.86%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.05%) System Testing
8 10 (4.05%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.64%) Load Testing
9 9 (3.64%) Stress Testing
9 9 (3.64%) Project Management
10 8 (3.24%) Change Management
10 8 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.24%) Workflow
10 8 (3.24%) Test Management
10 8 (3.24%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.74%) SQL
2 14 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.64%) Java
4 7 (2.83%) Perl
5 6 (2.43%) C
5 6 (2.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.02%) VB
6 5 (2.02%) Python
6 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.62%) C#
7 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.21%) Korn
8 3 (1.21%) VBA
9 2 (0.81%) C++
9 2 (0.81%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.40%) Jython
10 1 (0.40%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.74%) DV Cleared
3 25 (10.12%) SC Cleared
4 20 (8.10%) ISEB
5 19 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.83%) CCNP
7 7 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.43%) MCITP
9 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.62%) Degree
10 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.62%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.62%) MCP
10 4 (1.62%) MCSE
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.81%) CCNA
12 2 (0.81%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) QA
2 9 (3.64%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.91%) vSphere
4 16 (6.48%) XenApp
5 13 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.83%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.43%) XenServer
9 6 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.02%) NFS
10 5 (2.02%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.62%) Xen
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.21%) vCloud
13 2 (0.81%) KVM
13 2 (0.81%) UAG
13 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (16.60%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (7.29%) SCCM
3 13 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 12 (4.86%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.83%) SCOM
5 7 (2.83%) HP SIM
6 6 (2.43%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.62%) Puppet
7 4 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.21%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.21%) OpenView
9 2 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (0.81%) Nagios
9 2 (0.81%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.81%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 75 (30.36%) VMware
2 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 44 (17.81%) Cisco
4 33 (13.36%) Oracle
5 30 (12.15%) IBM
6 28 (11.34%) Citrix
7 26 (10.53%) EMC
8 16 (6.48%) NetApp
8 16 (6.48%) Symantec
9 15 (6.07%) Dell
10 12 (4.86%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.45%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.45%) F5
12 10 (4.05%) Brocade
12 10 (4.05%) Juniper
13 9 (3.64%) ProCurve
14 8 (3.24%) Sun
15 6 (2.43%) Veritas
16 5 (2.02%) Lotus
16 5 (2.02%) Apple
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