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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 92 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing HP 108 139 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.89% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 4.09% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 116
Average daily rate
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£433 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £16.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.86% -12.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.40 £29.25 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.16%
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
2700 3402 3371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.82% 46.22% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 2360 2296
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 95 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.97 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 99 (39.76%) Windows
2 80 (32.13%) VMware
3 77 (30.92%) Finance
4 64 (25.70%) Active Directory
5 55 (22.09%) SAN
5 55 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (21.29%) Microsoft
7 52 (20.88%) Security Cleared
8 49 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (19.28%) Banking
9 48 (19.28%) ITIL
10 47 (18.88%) Cisco
11 43 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
12 38 (15.26%) Linux
13 34 (13.65%) Oracle
14 32 (12.85%) SQL
15 30 (12.05%) MS Exchange
15 30 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (11.65%) IBM
17 28 (11.24%) DV Cleared
18 27 (10.84%) SC Cleared
18 27 (10.84%) Citrix
19 24 (9.64%) EMC
19 24 (9.64%) Firewall
19 24 (9.64%) vSphere
20 23 (9.24%) DNS
20 23 (9.24%) UNIX
20 23 (9.24%) Test Scripting
21 22 (8.84%) MS Office
22 21 (8.43%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 30 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.01%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.61%) Apache
6 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) Documentum
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (8.84%) MS Office
2 20 (8.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.40%) Eikon
5 1 (0.40%) Summit
5 1 (0.40%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) IaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.09%) SAN
2 24 (9.64%) Firewall
3 23 (9.24%) DNS
4 18 (7.23%) WAN
5 17 (6.83%) LAN
6 13 (5.22%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.82%) DHCP
8 10 (4.02%) VPN
9 8 (3.21%) Wireless
10 6 (2.41%) SNMP
10 6 (2.41%) VoIP
10 6 (2.41%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.01%) Multicast
11 5 (2.01%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.01%) NAS
12 4 (1.61%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.61%) FCoE
12 4 (1.61%) LDAP
12 4 (1.61%) NetScreen
13 3 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.80%) VLDB
3 2 (0.80%) IDOL
3 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) Informix
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (5.62%) JIRA
2 12 (4.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (4.82%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.61%) Selenium
4 8 (3.21%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (2.41%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.01%) JMeter
7 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.20%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.80%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.40%) Robotium
10 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.40%) Calabash
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
General
1 77 (30.92%) Finance
2 48 (19.28%) Banking
3 19 (7.63%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.82%) Legal
5 6 (2.41%) Retail
6 5 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.61%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.20%) German Language
8 3 (1.20%) Law
8 3 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (19.28%) Analyst
2 24 (9.64%) Tester
2 24 (9.64%) Administrator
3 17 (6.83%) Architect
4 16 (6.43%) Consultant
5 14 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (4.42%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.02%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.02%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.61%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.61%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
11 8 (3.21%) Performance Tester
11 8 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) Systems Tester
12 7 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.81%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.61%) .NET
2 7 (2.81%) Web Services
2 7 (2.81%) HTML
3 6 (2.41%) Middleware
4 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.61%) JSP
6 2 (0.80%) J2EE
6 2 (0.80%) XML
6 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.80%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.80%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.40%) jQuery
7 1 (0.40%) YAML
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.40%) HTML5
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) J2ME
7 1 (0.40%) JMS
7 1 (0.40%) WAP
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.43%) Clustering
2 15 (6.02%) Replication
3 13 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.21%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.21%) Social Network
6 8 (3.21%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.41%) EMC Centera
8 5 (2.01%) Derivative
8 5 (2.01%) Statistics
8 5 (2.01%) iPad
9 3 (1.20%) Celerra
9 3 (1.20%) CMDB
9 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.80%) CCTV
10 2 (0.80%) RMADS
10 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (39.76%) Windows
2 49 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (15.26%) Linux
4 30 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.24%) UNIX
6 20 (8.03%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.43%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (4.42%) Solaris
11 5 (2.01%) AIX
11 5 (2.01%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.80%) Android
13 2 (0.80%) VMS
13 2 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.28%) ITIL
2 23 (9.24%) Test Scripting
3 19 (7.63%) Service Management
4 18 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.62%) Migration
7 13 (5.22%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.22%) Integration Testing
8 12 (4.82%) Project Management
8 12 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.42%) Test Management
10 10 (4.02%) Test Strategy
11 9 (3.61%) System Testing
11 9 (3.61%) Load Testing
11 9 (3.61%) Stress Testing
11 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.21%) Change Management
12 8 (3.21%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.85%) SQL
2 14 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.42%) Java
4 7 (2.81%) C
4 7 (2.81%) Perl
5 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.41%) VB
6 5 (2.01%) Python
7 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.20%) C#
8 3 (1.20%) C++
8 3 (1.20%) VBA
9 2 (0.80%) Korn
9 2 (0.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.40%) Jython
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.24%) DV Cleared
3 27 (10.84%) SC Cleared
4 21 (8.43%) ISEB
5 19 (7.63%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.81%) MCITP
8 7 (2.81%) CCNP
9 5 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.61%) MCP
10 4 (1.61%) MCSE
10 4 (1.61%) Degree
10 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.61%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.20%) CCNA
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.80%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.01%) SLA
3 5 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 64 (25.70%) Active Directory
2 55 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.64%) vSphere
4 17 (6.83%) XenApp
5 13 (5.22%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.42%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.21%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.41%) XenServer
9 6 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.01%) NFS
10 5 (2.01%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.61%) Xen
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.20%) vCloud
13 2 (0.80%) KVM
13 2 (0.80%) UAG
13 2 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 43 (17.27%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (7.23%) SCCM
3 12 (4.82%) Tivoli
3 12 (4.82%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.61%) SCOM
5 8 (3.21%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (3.21%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.61%) Puppet
6 4 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.61%) Nagios
7 3 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.20%) Control-M
7 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (1.20%) OpenView
7 3 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.80%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.80%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.80%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 80 (32.13%) VMware
2 53 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 47 (18.88%) Cisco
4 34 (13.65%) Oracle
5 29 (11.65%) IBM
6 27 (10.84%) Citrix
7 24 (9.64%) EMC
8 16 (6.43%) Dell
9 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.62%) NetApp
10 13 (5.22%) Symantec
11 11 (4.42%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.42%) Juniper
12 10 (4.02%) F5
13 9 (3.61%) Sun
14 8 (3.21%) ProCurve
14 8 (3.21%) Brocade
15 7 (2.81%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.41%) Remedy
16 6 (2.41%) Veritas
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