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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 33 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.17% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 1.10% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 91 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 49.08% 36.55% 54.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 27 76
Average daily rate £338 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £104 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £573 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +70.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) HPUX
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) DMZ
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) HPUX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP