The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 83 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 147 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 2.38% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.14% 5.33% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 101 118
Average daily rate £423 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £18.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £25.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2858 2778 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.21% 44.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 1958 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 116 (40.56%) Windows
2 88 (30.77%) VMware
3 87 (30.42%) Finance
4 75 (26.22%) Banking
5 66 (23.08%) ITIL
6 62 (21.68%) Active Directory
7 58 (20.28%) Oracle
8 57 (19.93%) Linux
9 55 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
10 51 (17.83%) Microsoft
11 48 (16.78%) SQL
12 47 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (16.08%) SAN
14 44 (15.38%) Cisco
15 43 (15.03%) UNIX
16 42 (14.69%) Security Cleared
17 38 (13.29%) Citrix
18 34 (11.89%) EMC
19 32 (11.19%) Firewall
20 30 (10.49%) DV Cleared
21 29 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
21 29 (10.14%) Solaris
22 28 (9.79%) Java
22 28 (9.79%) Investment Banking
23 27 (9.44%) SCCM
23 27 (9.44%) MS Exchange
23 27 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
24 26 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
25 25 (8.74%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (9.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.55%) CMS
4 11 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.75%) Apache
8 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.40%) Lync
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.70%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (6.99%) MS Office
2 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.70%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.35%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.08%) SAN
2 32 (11.19%) Firewall
3 24 (8.39%) DNS
4 19 (6.64%) DHCP
5 13 (4.55%) WAN
6 12 (4.20%) LAN
6 12 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.20%) Internet
6 12 (4.20%) NAS
7 8 (2.80%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.10%) Network Security
8 6 (2.10%) Wireless
8 6 (2.10%) LDAP
9 5 (1.75%) VPN
9 5 (1.75%) VoIP
9 5 (1.75%) SSH
9 5 (1.75%) CHAP
9 5 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.40%) DB2
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.70%) VLDB
7 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.70%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.70%) Essbase
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (6.29%) LoadRunner
3 14 (4.90%) JIRA
4 11 (3.85%) Selenium
5 8 (2.80%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (2.10%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.10%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (1.40%) Ant
8 4 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.40%) JMeter
8 4 (1.40%) Maven
9 3 (1.05%) MSI
9 3 (1.05%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.05%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.05%) JBehave
10 2 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 87 (30.42%) Finance
2 75 (26.22%) Banking
3 28 (9.79%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.15%) Back Office
5 8 (2.80%) Retail
6 7 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.45%) Legal
7 4 (1.40%) Front Office
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (16.78%) Analyst
2 33 (11.54%) Tester
3 31 (10.84%) Architect
4 17 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (5.59%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.24%) Developer
6 15 (5.24%) Test Analyst
6 15 (5.24%) Administrator
6 15 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) Systems Tester
8 11 (3.85%) Performance Tester
9 10 (3.50%) Test Leader
10 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.15%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.15%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.80%) Consultant
11 8 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) Middleware
2 14 (4.90%) XML
3 7 (2.45%) SOAP
3 7 (2.45%) Web Services
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.40%) J2EE
5 4 (1.40%) HTML
6 3 (1.05%) RESTful
7 2 (0.70%) REST
7 2 (0.70%) BAPI
7 2 (0.70%) JSON
7 2 (0.70%) .NET
7 2 (0.70%) J2ME
7 2 (0.70%) WAP
8 1 (0.35%) WSH
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.99%) Clustering
2 17 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 14 (4.90%) SWIFT
4 13 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.15%) Replication
8 8 (2.80%) EMC Centera
8 8 (2.80%) Social Network
9 7 (2.45%) iPad
10 6 (2.10%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.75%) CMDB
11 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.05%) AS400
13 3 (1.05%) PDA
13 3 (1.05%) Derivative
13 3 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 116 (40.56%) Windows
2 57 (19.93%) Linux
3 47 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.03%) UNIX
5 29 (10.14%) Solaris
6 27 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (8.04%) Windows 7
9 19 (6.64%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (4.20%) HPUX
12 8 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.45%) AIX
14 6 (2.10%) VMS
15 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.05%) zOS
16 3 (1.05%) SUSE
17 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.08%) ITIL
2 26 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (8.04%) Test Automation
4 22 (7.69%) Migration
5 19 (6.64%) Change Management
5 19 (6.64%) Test Management
6 17 (5.94%) Test Scripting
7 15 (5.24%) Service Management
8 14 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.90%) Performance Testing
9 12 (4.20%) System Testing
10 11 (3.85%) Integration Testing
10 11 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.50%) Workflow
11 10 (3.50%) ITSM
12 9 (3.15%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.15%) Project Management
12 9 (3.15%) SOA
12 9 (3.15%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.78%) SQL
2 28 (9.79%) Java
3 20 (6.99%) Perl
4 18 (6.29%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.50%) C
5 10 (3.50%) VBScript
6 9 (3.15%) VB
6 9 (3.15%) Python
7 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.75%) C#
8 5 (1.75%) C++
9 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.05%) VBA
10 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.05%) sed
10 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.70%) XQuery
11 2 (0.70%) AWK
11 2 (0.70%) Korn
11 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.49%) DV Cleared
3 17 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.59%) ISEB
5 10 (3.50%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.45%) Degree
7 6 (2.10%) CCNP
7 6 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.40%) OCP
8 4 (1.40%) OCA
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.05%) MCITP
10 2 (0.70%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.70%) CCNA
10 2 (0.70%) MCSE
11 1 (0.35%) MCSA
11 1 (0.35%) CCSP
11 1 (0.35%) CCDA
11 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 9 (3.15%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 62 (21.68%) Active Directory
2 55 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.74%) XenApp
4 17 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.90%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.80%) XenServer
8 8 (2.80%) vSphere
9 7 (2.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (2.10%) NFS
11 4 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.05%) Xen
12 3 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.05%) KVM
13 2 (0.70%) UAG
14 1 (0.35%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 55 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (9.44%) SCCM
3 17 (5.94%) SCOM
4 15 (5.24%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.85%) HP SIM
6 6 (2.10%) HP NNM
6 6 (2.10%) OpenView
7 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.40%) Puppet
7 4 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.40%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.05%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.05%) OVSD
8 3 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.05%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 88 (30.77%) VMware
2 58 (20.28%) Oracle
3 51 (17.83%) Microsoft
4 44 (15.38%) Cisco
5 38 (13.29%) Citrix
6 34 (11.89%) EMC
7 25 (8.74%) NetApp
8 24 (8.39%) Red Hat
9 20 (6.99%) IBM
10 17 (5.94%) Dell
10 17 (5.94%) BMC
10 17 (5.94%) Symantec
11 15 (5.24%) Sun
12 13 (4.55%) Veritas
12 13 (4.55%) F5
13 10 (3.50%) Brocade
13 10 (3.50%) Juniper
13 10 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.50%) Reuters
13 10 (3.50%) Bloomberg
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