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 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 20 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.54% 3.28% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 7.02% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£368 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £348 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £485 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
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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
30 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.55% 46.72% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 36
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) AS400
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
4 3 (27.27%) BladeLogic
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Capability Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) BCP
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HP AIS
2 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) BladeLogic
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft