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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 90 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 53 97 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.91% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 4.36% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 81 88
Average daily rate £413 £413 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
1203 2224 2542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.01% 43.84% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1637 1767
Average daily rate £433 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 58
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.85 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 52 (46.02%) Finance
2 48 (42.48%) Windows
3 31 (27.43%) VMware
3 31 (27.43%) Banking
4 29 (25.66%) Active Directory
5 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (21.24%) Linux
8 23 (20.35%) ITIL
8 23 (20.35%) SQL
9 20 (17.70%) Investment Banking
9 20 (17.70%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (16.81%) SAN
11 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
12 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
12 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
13 14 (12.39%) Citrix
13 14 (12.39%) Dell
13 14 (12.39%) Unix
13 14 (12.39%) JIRA
14 13 (11.50%) Oracle
14 13 (11.50%) Cisco
14 13 (11.50%) IBM
14 13 (11.50%) Reuters
14 13 (11.50%) Bloomberg
15 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
15 12 (10.62%) EMC
15 12 (10.62%) MS Office
15 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.62%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) Apache
3 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.77%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.62%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) Exstream
2 1 (0.88%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Relativity
2 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
1 2 (1.77%) PaaS
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) SAN
2 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.08%) DNS
3 8 (7.08%) NAS
4 6 (5.31%) DHCP
4 6 (5.31%) LAN
5 5 (4.42%) HTTP
5 5 (4.42%) SSH
5 5 (4.42%) WebEx
6 4 (3.54%) Firewall
7 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.65%) Network Security
7 3 (2.65%) Skype
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.77%) FTP
8 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.77%) VLAN
8 2 (1.77%) VoIP
8 2 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) DB2
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) JIRA
2 6 (5.31%) HP UFT
2 6 (5.31%) LoadRunner
2 6 (5.31%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.65%) Appium
3 3 (2.65%) Calabash
3 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.77%) JMeter
4 2 (1.77%) Selenium
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.88%) JBehave
5 1 (0.88%) JUnit
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (46.02%) Finance
2 31 (27.43%) Banking
3 20 (17.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.08%) Front Office
5 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (1.77%) Law
6 2 (1.77%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Analyst
2 15 (13.27%) Test Analyst
3 9 (7.96%) Tester
4 8 (7.08%) Administrator
4 8 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (4.42%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.54%) Architect
6 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
6 4 (3.54%) Developer
6 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (3.54%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (3.54%) Security Analyst
6 4 (3.54%) Test Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Performance Tester
7 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) XML
2 5 (4.42%) Middleware
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) FIXML
3 4 (3.54%) FpML
4 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.65%) HTML
4 3 (2.65%) SOAP
4 3 (2.65%) Web Services
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.77%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.77%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) SAML
6 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.08%) Derivative
5 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.31%) Equities
6 6 (5.31%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.31%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.54%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.65%) BYOD
8 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.65%) Clustering
8 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.77%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.77%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Windows
2 24 (21.24%) Linux
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.39%) Unix
5 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.73%) Apple iOS
6 11 (9.73%) Solaris
7 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.19%) Android
9 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.42%) SUSE
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.54%) AIX
11 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.65%) VMS
13 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) ITIL
2 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.85%) Defect Management
3 10 (8.85%) Regression Testing
4 9 (7.96%) Test Scripting
5 8 (7.08%) Migration
5 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.31%) Performance Testing
7 6 (5.31%) SDLC
7 6 (5.31%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.42%) BDD
8 5 (4.42%) Change Management
8 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.42%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Test Management
8 5 (4.42%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) SQL
2 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.08%) C#
4 7 (6.19%) Java
4 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.65%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.77%) Korn
7 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) VBScript
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) ISEB
1 9 (7.96%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.54%) RHCE
4 4 (3.54%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.65%) CISM
5 3 (2.65%) CISSP
5 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) MCSA
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
2 7 (6.19%) SLA
3 3 (2.65%) SEPA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO20022
System Software
1 29 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.19%) vSphere
4 6 (5.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (5.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (4.42%) XenApp
6 4 (3.54%) Squid
6 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.65%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.65%) NFS
7 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.65%) Xen
7 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.88%) Samba
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (9.73%) SCCM
3 6 (5.31%) Nagios
4 5 (4.42%) HP SIM
4 5 (4.42%) SCOM
5 4 (3.54%) Ansible
5 4 (3.54%) CFEngine
5 4 (3.54%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.77%) Puppet
7 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.88%) Control-M
8 1 (0.88%) OpenView
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) VMware
2 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.39%) Citrix
3 14 (12.39%) Dell
4 13 (11.50%) Bloomberg
4 13 (11.50%) Cisco
4 13 (11.50%) IBM
4 13 (11.50%) Oracle
4 13 (11.50%) Reuters
5 12 (10.62%) EMC
5 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.08%) 3PAR
7 7 (6.19%) Veritas
8 6 (5.31%) NetApp
8 6 (5.31%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.42%) Polycom
9 5 (4.42%) Siebel
9 5 (4.42%) Sun
10 4 (3.54%) Murex
10 4 (3.54%) Remedy
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