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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 26 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.26% 0.70% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.39% 1.75% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£391 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
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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
143 114 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.71% 40.14% 52.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 54
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.48 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -51.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) HPUX
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) XSD
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Software AG
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) webMethods
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 5 (20.00%) EAI
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) Low Latency

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) JMeter
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Designer
1 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) XSD
1 5 (20.00%) XSLT
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) HPUX
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) EAI
1 5 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.00%) TDD
2 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (12.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.00%) Test Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Software AG
3 5 (20.00%) webMethods
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Perforce
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) IBM