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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 95 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 113 172 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 2.42% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 5.41% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 121 94
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.95 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -13.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.83 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £23.25 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -5.08%
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
2536 3177 2836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.64% 44.65% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 2248 2012
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 72
Average hourly rate £17.82 £19.49 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% +2.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 82 (36.77%) Windows
2 75 (33.63%) Finance
3 67 (30.04%) VMware
4 61 (27.35%) Active Directory
5 57 (25.56%) HP Quality Center
6 52 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 50 (22.42%) SQL
8 48 (21.52%) Banking
9 45 (20.18%) SAN
10 44 (19.73%) Cisco
11 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
11 43 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (16.59%) Oracle
13 34 (15.25%) Linux
13 34 (15.25%) DNS
14 33 (14.80%) ITIL
15 31 (13.90%) vSphere
16 30 (13.45%) MS Exchange
17 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
18 27 (12.11%) JIRA
19 26 (11.66%) Citrix
19 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (11.21%) Firewall
21 23 (10.31%) Investment Banking
22 22 (9.87%) ISEB
23 21 (9.42%) IBM
23 21 (9.42%) MS Office
23 21 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
24 20 (8.97%) Test Scripting
24 20 (8.97%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 30 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.48%) IIS
5 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Lync
10 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (9.42%) MS Office
2 17 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.93%) MS Project
4 7 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.35%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.90%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.45%) BASE24
6 1 (0.45%) Summit
6 1 (0.45%) Agresso
6 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) IaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.18%) SAN
2 34 (15.25%) DNS
3 25 (11.21%) Firewall
4 18 (8.07%) LAN
4 18 (8.07%) WAN
4 18 (8.07%) DHCP
5 13 (5.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.48%) Wireless
7 9 (4.04%) VPN
8 8 (3.59%) VLAN
9 7 (3.14%) SNMP
9 7 (3.14%) VoIP
10 6 (2.69%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.24%) NAS
11 5 (2.24%) DMZ
11 5 (2.24%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.79%) LDAP
13 3 (1.35%) FCoE
13 3 (1.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.24%) MySQL
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.35%) IDOL
5 2 (0.90%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (12.11%) JIRA
2 13 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.24%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.24%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.79%) JUnit
4 4 (1.79%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.90%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.90%) Rational Robot
5 2 (0.90%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.45%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.45%) JMeter
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 75 (33.63%) Finance
2 48 (21.52%) Banking
3 23 (10.31%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.24%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.35%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (22.87%) Analyst
2 19 (8.52%) Test Analyst
2 19 (8.52%) Consultant
2 19 (8.52%) Administrator
3 15 (6.73%) Test Manager
4 12 (5.38%) Tester
5 10 (4.48%) Architect
6 9 (4.04%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.59%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (2.69%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (2.69%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (2.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.04%) .NET
1 9 (4.04%) XML
2 7 (3.14%) HTML
3 5 (2.24%) SOAP
3 5 (2.24%) Web Services
4 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.79%) JSP
4 4 (1.79%) FIXML
4 4 (1.79%) FpML
5 3 (1.35%) LAMP
5 3 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (0.90%) JSON
6 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.90%) jQuery
6 2 (0.90%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) YAML
7 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.45%) Java EE
7 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Replication
2 16 (7.17%) Clustering
3 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.93%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.04%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.04%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.59%) Derivative
7 7 (3.14%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.24%) Statistics
9 4 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.90%) iPad
11 2 (0.90%) Open Source
11 2 (0.90%) Kindle
11 2 (0.90%) Celerra
11 2 (0.90%) RMADS
11 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.77%) Windows
2 43 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (15.25%) Linux
4 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.07%) UNIX
6 17 (7.62%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.38%) Solaris
8 12 (5.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.35%) AIX
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.90%) Android
12 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.90%) HPUX
12 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) VMS
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.80%) ITIL
2 21 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.97%) Test Scripting
4 18 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (7.17%) Migration
6 15 (6.73%) Test Management
7 13 (5.83%) Software Testing
7 13 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.83%) Project Management
8 11 (4.93%) Service Management
8 11 (4.93%) Regression Testing
8 11 (4.93%) Integration Testing
8 11 (4.93%) Test Strategy
9 10 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.48%) Change Management
9 10 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.59%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.59%) System Testing
11 8 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.42%) SQL
2 14 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.59%) Perl
3 8 (3.59%) Java
4 7 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.14%) VBScript
5 5 (2.24%) C
5 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.79%) VBA
7 3 (1.35%) Python
7 3 (1.35%) Ruby
7 3 (1.35%) C#
7 3 (1.35%) C++
7 3 (1.35%) VB
7 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) C-shell
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.87%) ISEB
3 17 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.28%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.38%) ISTQB
7 10 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.04%) CCNA
9 8 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.14%) MCSE
10 7 (3.14%) MCITP
11 5 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (1.79%) CCNP
12 4 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (1.35%) RHCT
13 3 (1.35%) RHCE
13 3 (1.35%) CISM
13 3 (1.35%) CISSP
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) QA
2 6 (2.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.35%) P3O
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 61 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (13.90%) vSphere
4 20 (8.97%) VMware ESX
5 16 (7.17%) XenApp
6 11 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.69%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.24%) NFS
10 4 (1.79%) KVM
11 3 (1.35%) vCloud
11 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.90%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.45%) Squid
13 1 (0.45%) Xen
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (25.56%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (6.73%) Tivoli
3 12 (5.38%) SCOM
4 11 (4.93%) SCCM
5 8 (3.59%) HP SIM
6 7 (3.14%) Control-M
6 7 (3.14%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.79%) OPNET
8 4 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.35%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 67 (30.04%) VMware
2 44 (19.73%) Cisco
3 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.59%) Oracle
5 26 (11.66%) Citrix
6 21 (9.42%) IBM
7 20 (8.97%) EMC
8 17 (7.62%) Red Hat
9 16 (7.17%) NetApp
10 14 (6.28%) Dell
11 13 (5.83%) Juniper
12 10 (4.48%) Symantec
12 10 (4.48%) 3PAR
13 9 (4.04%) Murex
14 8 (3.59%) Sun
14 8 (3.59%) BMC
14 8 (3.59%) Veritas
14 8 (3.59%) F5
15 6 (2.69%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.69%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
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Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago