The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 7 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.51% 1.27% 14.08%
As % of the Vendors category 11.86% 2.56% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £399 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -13.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 46.46% 49.37% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 34
Average daily rate £394 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £160 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 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 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Dell
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) SCOM
7 4 (20.00%) BladeLogic
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) AIX
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (20.00%) BMC

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.00%) Junior
3 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) AS400
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) UAG
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) SRDF
3 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Dell
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Compaq
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba