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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 95 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 108 152 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 2.24% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 5.02% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 85
Average daily rate
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£420 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +19.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £20.85 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £16.10 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £25.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
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
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (34.96%) Windows
2 71 (31.42%) Finance
3 61 (26.99%) VMware
4 56 (24.78%) HP Quality Center
5 51 (22.57%) SQL
6 49 (21.68%) Active Directory
7 45 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (19.47%) Banking
8 44 (19.47%) SAN
9 42 (18.58%) Cisco
10 39 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (16.81%) Oracle
12 36 (15.93%) Microsoft
13 35 (15.49%) DNS
13 35 (15.49%) Linux
14 29 (12.83%) Firewall
14 29 (12.83%) vSphere
15 28 (12.39%) JIRA
16 27 (11.95%) Security Cleared
17 26 (11.50%) ITIL
18 25 (11.06%) MS Exchange
19 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (10.18%) Citrix
21 22 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (9.73%) Investment Banking
22 21 (9.29%) EMC
22 21 (9.29%) UNIX
23 20 (8.85%) DHCP
23 20 (8.85%) Replication
23 20 (8.85%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.52%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
5 8 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.21%) Apache
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.88%) JBoss
9 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.88%) Lync
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.19%) MS Office
3 9 (3.98%) MS Project
4 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (1.77%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.88%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.44%) Summit
6 1 (0.44%) Exstream
6 1 (0.44%) BASE24
6 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) IaaS
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (19.47%) SAN
2 35 (15.49%) DNS
3 29 (12.83%) Firewall
4 20 (8.85%) DHCP
5 14 (6.19%) LAN
5 14 (6.19%) WAN
6 13 (5.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.98%) Wireless
8 8 (3.54%) VLAN
9 7 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.65%) VPN
10 6 (2.65%) SSL
10 6 (2.65%) SNMP
10 6 (2.65%) NetScreen
10 6 (2.65%) Wireshark
11 5 (2.21%) BGP
11 5 (2.21%) DMZ
12 4 (1.77%) LDAP
12 4 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.98%) MySQL
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.44%) IDOL
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (12.39%) JIRA
2 10 (4.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (3.10%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.21%) JUnit
6 3 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.33%) Selenium
6 3 (1.33%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.88%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.88%) Rational Robot
7 2 (0.88%) JMeter
7 2 (0.88%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (0.88%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.88%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.88%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.44%) TestComplete
General
1 71 (31.42%) Finance
2 44 (19.47%) Banking
3 22 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.77%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (21.24%) Analyst
2 20 (8.85%) Test Analyst
2 20 (8.85%) Consultant
3 15 (6.64%) Administrator
3 15 (6.64%) Test Manager
4 11 (4.87%) Architect
4 11 (4.87%) Tester
5 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
6 8 (3.54%) Network Engineer
6 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (3.10%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (3.10%) Test Engineer
7 7 (3.10%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.10%) Support Analyst
8 6 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (2.65%) Project Manager
8 6 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (2.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.42%) XML
1 10 (4.42%) .NET
2 9 (3.98%) HTML
3 6 (2.65%) SOAP
3 6 (2.65%) Web Services
4 5 (2.21%) JSP
5 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.77%) FIXML
5 4 (1.77%) FpML
5 4 (1.77%) Middleware
5 4 (1.77%) REST
6 3 (1.33%) jQuery
6 3 (1.33%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.33%) LAMP
7 2 (0.88%) CSS
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.88%) JSON
7 2 (0.88%) Symfony
7 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Replication
2 16 (7.08%) Clustering
3 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.42%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.42%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.10%) Derivative
6 5 (2.21%) Statistics
6 5 (2.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.21%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.33%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) W3C
8 2 (0.88%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.88%) CESG
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Celerra
8 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.96%) Windows
2 39 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (15.49%) Linux
4 22 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (9.29%) UNIX
6 16 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.75%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.31%) Solaris
9 8 (3.54%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.21%) AIX
12 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.88%) SUSE
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.44%) Android
14 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.44%) HPUX
14 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.50%) ITIL
2 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.85%) Migration
4 18 (7.96%) Test Scripting
5 16 (7.08%) Test Management
6 15 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (5.31%) Project Management
7 12 (5.31%) Service Management
7 12 (5.31%) Change Management
7 12 (5.31%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.42%) Regression Testing
8 10 (4.42%) Test Strategy
9 9 (3.98%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.98%) Integration Testing
9 9 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.98%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.57%) SQL
2 13 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.42%) Perl
3 10 (4.42%) Java
4 9 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.10%) C
5 7 (3.10%) C#
5 7 (3.10%) VBScript
6 6 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.21%) Python
8 4 (1.77%) PHP
8 4 (1.77%) Ruby
9 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.33%) VBA
9 3 (1.33%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) C-shell
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Korn
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.41%) ISEB
3 15 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.75%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.87%) ISTQB
7 9 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.54%) CCNA
9 7 (3.10%) MCSE
10 6 (2.65%) CCNP
11 5 (2.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (2.21%) MCITP
11 5 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.33%) RHCT
12 3 (1.33%) CISM
12 3 (1.33%) CISSP
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.33%) P3O
3 3 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (21.68%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.83%) vSphere
4 18 (7.96%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.19%) XenApp
6 12 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.65%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.21%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.77%) NFS
10 4 (1.77%) KVM
11 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.33%) ProxySG
11 3 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.88%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.88%) vCloud
12 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.44%) IAG
13 1 (0.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 56 (24.78%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 12 (5.31%) SCCM
4 10 (4.42%) SCOM
5 8 (3.54%) Control-M
6 7 (3.10%) Puppet
6 7 (3.10%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.65%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.77%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.77%) OPNET
9 4 (1.77%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.77%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (1.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 61 (26.99%) VMware
2 42 (18.58%) Cisco
3 38 (16.81%) Oracle
4 36 (15.93%) Microsoft
5 23 (10.18%) Citrix
6 21 (9.29%) EMC
7 18 (7.96%) Red Hat
7 18 (7.96%) IBM
8 16 (7.08%) NetApp
8 16 (7.08%) Juniper
9 14 (6.19%) Dell
10 13 (5.75%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.87%) CheckPoint
11 11 (4.87%) Murex
12 10 (4.42%) Symantec
13 9 (3.98%) F5
14 8 (3.54%) BMC
14 8 (3.54%) Veritas
14 8 (3.54%) Sun
15 7 (3.10%) McAfee
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