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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 101 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 99 143 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 2.42% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.45% 5.62% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 85
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £564 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £22.69 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.74 £16.82 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £23.50 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 89 (40.09%) Windows
2 76 (34.23%) Finance
3 70 (31.53%) VMware
4 55 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (24.32%) SQL
6 50 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
7 47 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (21.17%) Cisco
8 45 (20.27%) Active Directory
9 44 (19.82%) SAN
10 43 (19.37%) Banking
11 41 (18.47%) Linux
11 41 (18.47%) Firewall
12 40 (18.02%) DNS
13 39 (17.57%) Microsoft
14 36 (16.22%) Oracle
15 33 (14.86%) Citrix
16 29 (13.06%) Red Hat
16 29 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (12.16%) JIRA
18 26 (11.71%) vSphere
19 25 (11.26%) DHCP
20 24 (10.81%) ITIL
20 24 (10.81%) MS Exchange
20 24 (10.81%) Migration
20 24 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (10.36%) Replication
21 23 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
22 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
23 21 (9.46%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.50%) IIS
4 10 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.70%) Apache
7 4 (1.80%) Lync
7 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) CMS
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.86%) MS Office
3 7 (3.15%) MS Project
4 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.80%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.35%) BASE24
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.90%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.45%) Agresso
5 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.45%) Exstream
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (19.82%) SAN
2 41 (18.47%) Firewall
3 40 (18.02%) DNS
4 25 (11.26%) DHCP
5 19 (8.56%) VLAN
6 18 (8.11%) LAN
7 14 (6.31%) WAN
7 14 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (5.86%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.86%) OSPF
8 13 (5.86%) BGP
9 10 (4.50%) HTTP
10 9 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (4.05%) Network Security
10 9 (4.05%) VPN
10 9 (4.05%) SSL
10 9 (4.05%) NetScreen
10 9 (4.05%) Wireless
11 7 (3.15%) BIG-IP
11 7 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.41%) MySQL
3 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.80%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) IDOL
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.16%) JIRA
2 8 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (3.15%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.70%) JUnit
5 4 (1.80%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.90%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.90%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (0.90%) JMeter
7 2 (0.90%) Rational Robot
7 2 (0.90%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 76 (34.23%) Finance
2 43 (19.37%) Banking
3 21 (9.46%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.25%) Advertising
6 4 (1.80%) Retail
6 4 (1.80%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (20.27%) Analyst
2 22 (9.91%) Consultant
3 21 (9.46%) Test Analyst
4 15 (6.76%) Administrator
5 12 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 12 (5.41%) Architect
6 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.60%) Developer
8 8 (3.60%) Tester
8 8 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.15%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (2.70%) Security Specialist
10 6 (2.70%) Network Specialist
10 6 (2.70%) Network Security Specialist
10 6 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) SOAP
2 12 (5.41%) XML
3 8 (3.60%) .NET
3 8 (3.60%) HTML
4 6 (2.70%) FIXML
4 6 (2.70%) FpML
5 5 (2.25%) REST
6 4 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.80%) Web Services
7 3 (1.35%) CSS
7 3 (1.35%) JSP
7 3 (1.35%) Middleware
7 3 (1.35%) LAMP
7 3 (1.35%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.35%) Symfony
7 3 (1.35%) jQuery
7 3 (1.35%) CSS3
7 3 (1.35%) HTML5
7 3 (1.35%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.36%) Replication
2 18 (8.11%) Clustering
3 16 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.31%) Thin Client
4 14 (6.31%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.15%) Derivative
6 5 (2.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) Statistics
8 3 (1.35%) Tandem
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) Open Source
9 2 (0.90%) CESG
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 89 (40.09%) Windows
2 47 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (18.47%) Linux
4 29 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.56%) UNIX
7 13 (5.86%) Solaris
8 12 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.60%) AIX
11 6 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.90%) Android
13 2 (0.90%) SUSE
14 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.45%) NetWare
14 1 (0.45%) HPUX
14 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.81%) ITIL
1 24 (10.81%) Migration
1 24 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (8.11%) Service Management
3 14 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (6.31%) Test Management
4 13 (5.86%) Test Scripting
4 13 (5.86%) Business Analysis
5 12 (5.41%) BPR
5 12 (5.41%) Project Management
6 11 (4.95%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.95%) Change Management
7 9 (4.05%) Software Testing
7 9 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 9 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.05%) Regression Testing
7 9 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.05%) Workflow
7 9 (4.05%) Business Process Improvement
8 8 (3.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.32%) SQL
2 17 (7.66%) C
3 13 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.86%) Perl
4 11 (4.95%) Java
5 10 (4.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.60%) C#
7 7 (3.15%) VBScript
7 7 (3.15%) PHP
7 7 (3.15%) Python
8 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.25%) Ruby
10 4 (1.80%) VB
11 3 (1.35%) VBA
11 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.90%) C++
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.31%) ISEB
3 14 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.95%) CCNP
6 9 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.05%) CCNA
6 9 (4.05%) MCSE
7 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.15%) CCSE
8 6 (2.70%) CCIE
9 5 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.80%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.80%) MCITP
10 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.35%) RHCE
11 3 (1.35%) CISSP
11 3 (1.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.35%) P3O
3 1 (0.45%) Basel III
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.27%) Active Directory
3 26 (11.71%) vSphere
4 19 (8.56%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (5.86%) XenApp
7 7 (3.15%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.70%) KVM
9 5 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.25%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.80%) NFS
11 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.35%) ProxySG
11 3 (1.35%) RHEV
12 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.45%) Firmware
13 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 50 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (5.86%) SCCM
3 11 (4.95%) Puppet
4 10 (4.50%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.05%) SCOM
5 9 (4.05%) HP SiteScope
6 8 (3.60%) HP SIM
6 8 (3.60%) Control-M
7 6 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.80%) OPNET
8 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.35%) OpenView
9 3 (1.35%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 70 (31.53%) VMware
2 47 (21.17%) Cisco
3 39 (17.57%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.22%) Oracle
5 33 (14.86%) Citrix
6 29 (13.06%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.56%) CheckPoint
7 19 (8.56%) EMC
7 19 (8.56%) IBM
8 18 (8.11%) NetApp
9 15 (6.76%) Juniper
10 12 (5.41%) Murex
10 12 (5.41%) F5
11 11 (4.95%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.95%) Dell
12 10 (4.50%) Symantec
12 10 (4.50%) BMC
12 10 (4.50%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.15%) Sun
13 7 (3.15%) Veritas
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