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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 27 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.17% 2.31% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 6.38% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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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
160 94 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.79% 36.15% 52.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 18
Average hourly rate £22.35 £12.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.80% -65.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 15 (60.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) HPUX
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) XSD
8 5 (20.00%) XSLT
8 5 (20.00%) AIX
8 5 (20.00%) EAI
8 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Software AG
8 5 (20.00%) Middleware
8 5 (20.00%) webMethods
9 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.00%) Dell
10 3 (12.00%) SLA
10 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (12.00%) OO
10 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Application Server
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) DMZ
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
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%) JMeter
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support
4 1 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Deskside 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%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) HPUX
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) EAI
3 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) webMethods
3 5 (20.00%) Software AG
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Perforce
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) IBM