The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 32 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.78% 3.25% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 6.67% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £310 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £270 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 135 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.78% 48.74% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Coventry region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Coventry region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.00%) EPoS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Intranet
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) ADSL
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Junior SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.00%) QC Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) QRadar
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
3 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) arcserve
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Meraki
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Tripwire