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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 82 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 137 137 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.18% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 4.90% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 95 118
Average daily rate £400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +14.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £18.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £25.60 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2758 2795 3305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 44.53% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 1972 2224
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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 49 75 95
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 24 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 24 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.

1 113 (40.36%) Windows
2 84 (30.00%) Finance
2 84 (30.00%) VMware
3 75 (26.79%) Banking
4 65 (23.21%) ITIL
5 61 (21.79%) Active Directory
6 56 (20.00%) Oracle
6 56 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 55 (19.64%) Linux
8 53 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 47 (16.79%) SQL
11 44 (15.71%) SAN
11 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (15.00%) UNIX
13 41 (14.64%) Security Cleared
14 40 (14.29%) Cisco
15 34 (12.14%) Citrix
16 31 (11.07%) EMC
17 30 (10.71%) Firewall
18 29 (10.36%) QuickTest Pro
18 29 (10.36%) DV Cleared
19 28 (10.00%) Investment Banking
19 28 (10.00%) Java
20 27 (9.64%) Solaris
20 27 (9.64%) MS Exchange
20 27 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
21 26 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
22 25 (8.93%) SCCM
23 24 (8.57%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.29%) CMS
4 11 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.14%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.79%) Apache
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.43%) Lync
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.71%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (7.50%) MS Office
2 9 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.71%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.43%) Eikon
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.36%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.71%) SAN
2 30 (10.71%) Firewall
3 22 (7.86%) DNS
4 17 (6.07%) DHCP
5 12 (4.29%) Internet
5 12 (4.29%) WAN
6 11 (3.93%) LAN
6 11 (3.93%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.93%) NAS
7 8 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.14%) Wireless
8 6 (2.14%) LDAP
8 6 (2.14%) Network Security
9 5 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.79%) SSH
9 5 (1.79%) CHAP
9 5 (1.79%) VPN
9 5 (1.79%) VoIP
9 5 (1.79%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.43%) DB2
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) VLDB
6 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.71%) Essbase
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (10.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (6.43%) LoadRunner
3 15 (5.36%) JIRA
4 11 (3.93%) Selenium
5 8 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (2.14%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.14%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (1.43%) Ant
8 4 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.43%) JMeter
8 4 (1.43%) Maven
9 3 (1.07%) MSI
9 3 (1.07%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.07%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.07%) JBehave
10 2 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 84 (30.00%) Finance
2 75 (26.79%) Banking
3 28 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.86%) Retail
4 8 (2.86%) Back Office
5 7 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.50%) Legal
6 4 (1.43%) Front Office
6 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.07%) Advertising
7 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) German Language
8 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (17.50%) Analyst
2 33 (11.79%) Tester
3 30 (10.71%) Architect
4 16 (5.71%) Test Analyst
4 16 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 16 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (5.36%) Administrator
6 14 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (5.00%) Developer
7 13 (4.64%) Systems Tester
8 11 (3.93%) Performance Tester
9 10 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 9 (3.21%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.21%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.86%) Consultant
11 8 (2.86%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.36%) Middleware
2 13 (4.64%) XML
3 7 (2.50%) SOAP
3 7 (2.50%) Web Services
4 4 (1.43%) HTML
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.43%) J2EE
5 3 (1.07%) RESTful
6 2 (0.71%) REST
6 2 (0.71%) BAPI
6 2 (0.71%) JSON
6 2 (0.71%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) J2ME
6 2 (0.71%) WAP
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.79%) Clustering
2 16 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.00%) SWIFT
4 13 (4.64%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.86%) Replication
7 8 (2.86%) EMC Centera
7 8 (2.86%) Social Network
8 6 (2.14%) iPad
9 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.79%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.43%) CMDB
10 4 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.07%) Derivative
11 3 (1.07%) Statistics
11 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.07%) AS400
11 3 (1.07%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 113 (40.36%) Windows
2 55 (19.64%) Linux
3 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (15.00%) UNIX
5 27 (9.64%) Solaris
6 26 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (8.21%) Windows 7
8 19 (6.79%) Windows XP
9 14 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.93%) HPUX
11 7 (2.50%) AIX
11 7 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.79%) VMS
13 4 (1.43%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.07%) zOS
14 3 (1.07%) SUSE
15 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.21%) ITIL
2 27 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (8.21%) Migration
3 23 (8.21%) Test Automation
4 19 (6.79%) Test Management
5 18 (6.43%) Test Scripting
5 18 (6.43%) Change Management
6 15 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.00%) Service Management
7 14 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 12 (4.29%) System Testing
9 11 (3.93%) Integration Testing
9 11 (3.93%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.57%) Workflow
11 9 (3.21%) ITSM
11 9 (3.21%) SOA
11 9 (3.21%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.21%) Stress Testing
12 8 (2.86%) Load Testing
12 8 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.79%) SQL
2 28 (10.00%) Java
3 19 (6.79%) Perl
4 18 (6.43%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.57%) VBScript
6 9 (3.21%) Python
6 9 (3.21%) C
7 8 (2.86%) VB
8 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.79%) C#
9 5 (1.79%) C++
10 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.07%) VBA
11 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.07%) sed
11 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.71%) XQuery
12 2 (0.71%) AWK
12 2 (0.71%) Korn
12 2 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.36%) DV Cleared
3 16 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.71%) ISEB
4 10 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.50%) Degree
6 6 (2.14%) CCNP
6 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.07%) OCP
7 3 (1.07%) OCA
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.07%) MCITP
8 2 (0.71%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.71%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) CCSP
9 1 (0.36%) CCDA
9 1 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) QA
2 9 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) Basel III
5 1 (0.36%) EMIR
5 1 (0.36%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 61 (21.79%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.21%) XenApp
4 16 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.29%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.93%) XenDesktop
8 10 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.86%) XenServer
9 8 (2.86%) vSphere
10 6 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (2.14%) NFS
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.07%) Xen
12 3 (1.07%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.07%) KVM
13 2 (0.71%) RHEV
13 2 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 56 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (8.93%) SCCM
3 15 (5.36%) SCOM
3 15 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.93%) HP SIM
5 6 (2.14%) HP NNM
5 6 (2.14%) OpenView
6 4 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.43%) Puppet
6 4 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.43%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (1.07%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.07%) OVSD
8 2 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 84 (30.00%) VMware
2 56 (20.00%) Oracle
3 48 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 40 (14.29%) Cisco
5 34 (12.14%) Citrix
6 31 (11.07%) EMC
7 24 (8.57%) NetApp
8 23 (8.21%) Red Hat
9 19 (6.79%) IBM
10 16 (5.71%) Symantec
11 15 (5.36%) Dell
11 15 (5.36%) BMC
12 14 (5.00%) Sun
13 12 (4.29%) Veritas
13 12 (4.29%) F5
14 10 (3.57%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.57%) Reuters
14 10 (3.57%) Bloomberg
14 10 (3.57%) Juniper
15 9 (3.21%) Brocade
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 28 days ago