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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 84 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 123 160 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 2.23% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 4.82% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 115 114
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Average hourly rate £21.57 £11.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.54% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £25.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +1.69%
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
2703 3322 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.10% 46.20% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1926 2306 2317
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 100
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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.

1 102 (40.16%) Windows
2 80 (31.50%) Finance
3 79 (31.10%) VMware
4 69 (27.17%) Active Directory
5 58 (22.83%) SAN
5 58 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (22.05%) Microsoft
7 55 (21.65%) Cisco
8 52 (20.47%) HP Quality Center
9 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (19.69%) Security Cleared
11 49 (19.29%) SQL
12 47 (18.50%) Banking
13 45 (17.72%) ITIL
14 41 (16.14%) Linux
15 40 (15.75%) Oracle
16 36 (14.17%) MS Exchange
17 32 (12.60%) DNS
18 31 (12.20%) Firewall
19 30 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (11.81%) IBM
19 30 (11.81%) Citrix
20 28 (11.02%) DV Cleared
21 27 (10.63%) vSphere
22 26 (10.24%) UNIX
22 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
23 25 (9.84%) ISEB
24 24 (9.45%) MS Office
24 24 (9.45%) Test Scripting
25 22 (8.66%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.76%) IIS
6 6 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.18%) Apache
8 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) CMS
9 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Lync
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 24 (9.45%) MS Office
2 21 (8.27%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.76%) MS Project
5 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.57%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.39%) Summit
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.18%) IaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.83%) SAN
2 32 (12.60%) DNS
3 31 (12.20%) Firewall
4 22 (8.66%) LAN
4 22 (8.66%) WAN
5 18 (7.09%) DHCP
5 18 (7.09%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.72%) Wireless
7 11 (4.33%) VPN
8 6 (2.36%) SNMP
8 6 (2.36%) VoIP
8 6 (2.36%) LDAP
8 6 (2.36%) VLAN
8 6 (2.36%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (1.97%) Multicast
9 5 (1.97%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.57%) NAS
10 4 (1.57%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.97%) MySQL
2 5 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.79%) IDOL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.39%) QlikView
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (7.87%) JIRA
2 12 (4.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (4.72%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.15%) Rational Performance Tester
4 7 (2.76%) Selenium
5 5 (1.97%) JMeter
5 5 (1.97%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
7 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.79%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.39%) Robotium
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Calabash
8 1 (0.39%) eggPlant
General
1 80 (31.50%) Finance
2 47 (18.50%) Banking
3 18 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.33%) Legal
5 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.57%) Back Office
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.57%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Law
7 3 (1.18%) Front Office
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 54 (21.26%) Analyst
2 27 (10.63%) Administrator
3 24 (9.45%) Tester
4 17 (6.69%) Architect
4 17 (6.69%) Consultant
5 16 (6.30%) Test Analyst
6 15 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (3.94%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.54%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.54%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.54%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.15%) Performance Tester
10 8 (3.15%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.15%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (3.15%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.76%) Systems Tester
11 7 (2.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (2.76%) HTML
3 6 (2.36%) Web Services
4 5 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.57%) JSP
5 4 (1.57%) XML
5 4 (1.57%) Middleware
6 3 (1.18%) FIXML
6 3 (1.18%) FpML
6 3 (1.18%) LAMP
7 2 (0.79%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.79%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.79%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.79%) jQuery
8 1 (0.39%) YAML
8 1 (0.39%) HTML5
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) Java EE
8 1 (0.39%) JSON
8 1 (0.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.66%) Clustering
2 18 (7.09%) Replication
3 13 (5.12%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.15%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.15%) Social Network
6 7 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.76%) SWIFT
6 7 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.36%) Derivative
7 6 (2.36%) Statistics
8 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.18%) CMDB
10 2 (0.79%) Kindle
10 2 (0.79%) Celerra
10 2 (0.79%) RMADS
10 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.16%) Windows
2 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (16.14%) Linux
4 30 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (10.24%) UNIX
6 20 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.51%) Solaris
9 13 (5.12%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.97%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.97%) AIX
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.79%) Android
12 2 (0.79%) HPUX
13 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.72%) ITIL
2 24 (9.45%) Test Scripting
3 19 (7.48%) Service Management
4 18 (7.09%) Migration
5 17 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.12%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.12%) Integration Testing
8 12 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.33%) Change Management
9 11 (4.33%) Regression Testing
9 11 (4.33%) Project Management
9 11 (4.33%) Test Management
10 10 (3.94%) Test Strategy
11 9 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.54%) Load Testing
11 9 (3.54%) Stress Testing
11 9 (3.54%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.29%) SQL
2 17 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.94%) C
4 8 (3.15%) Java
4 8 (3.15%) Perl
5 7 (2.76%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.97%) Python
7 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) VBScript
7 4 (1.57%) VB
7 4 (1.57%) VBA
7 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.18%) C#
8 3 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) Korn
9 2 (0.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.39%) Jython
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.02%) DV Cleared
3 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.84%) ISEB
5 19 (7.48%) ISTQB
6 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.94%) CCNA
8 10 (3.94%) MCITP
9 9 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.15%) MCSE
11 7 (2.76%) CCNP
11 7 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (1.57%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.57%) Degree
13 4 (1.57%) MCP
14 3 (1.18%) RHCT
14 3 (1.18%) RHCE
14 3 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.94%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) SLA
3 4 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 58 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.63%) vSphere
4 20 (7.87%) XenApp
5 15 (5.91%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.12%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.54%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.36%) XenServer
9 6 (2.36%) NFS
9 6 (2.36%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.57%) Xen
11 3 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.18%) vCloud
11 3 (1.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.79%) UAG
12 2 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.79%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 52 (20.47%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (8.66%) SCCM
3 13 (5.12%) Tivoli
4 12 (4.72%) SCOM
5 8 (3.15%) HP SIM
6 7 (2.76%) Control-M
7 6 (2.36%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.36%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.57%) Nagios
8 4 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.57%) Puppet
8 4 (1.57%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (1.18%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.18%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 79 (31.10%) VMware
2 56 (22.05%) Microsoft
3 55 (21.65%) Cisco
4 40 (15.75%) Oracle
5 30 (11.81%) IBM
5 30 (11.81%) Citrix
6 20 (7.87%) EMC
7 17 (6.69%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.30%) Dell
9 13 (5.12%) Juniper
10 11 (4.33%) Symantec
10 11 (4.33%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.94%) NetApp
11 10 (3.94%) Sun
12 9 (3.54%) Veritas
12 9 (3.54%) F5
13 8 (3.15%) McAfee
13 8 (3.15%) ProCurve
14 7 (2.76%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.36%) Remedy
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