The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Coventry 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 35 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.62% 0.44% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.86% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
152 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 47.06% 51.33% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 30 51
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 39 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.05% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £22.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
West Midlands

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 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) VBScript
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) System Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) EPoS
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Retail-J
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) MSI
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP