The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 10 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 Croydon 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 8 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.25% 8.05% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 12.96% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £362 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £420 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -3.38%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 71.25% 62.07% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 22
Average daily rate £325 £338 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £215 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Symantec
6 7 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) Dell
7 6 (28.57%) EMC
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (28.57%) SUSE
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Brocade
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) CCNP
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Avaya

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) AS400
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) SUSE
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 6 (28.57%) vSphere
3 4 (19.05%) SRDF
3 4 (19.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (9.52%) UAG
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Symantec
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) Dell
3 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 5 (23.81%) Brocade
5 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 4 (19.05%) BMC
5 4 (19.05%) Hitachi
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Stonesoft
7 2 (9.52%) Compaq
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Aruba
8 1 (4.76%) 3PAR