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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 23 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.83% 6.67% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 12.50% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£409 £550 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +40.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £568 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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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
69 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.30% 53.33% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 33
Average daily rate £450 £494 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.92 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -3.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
3 1 (16.67%) HP ASE

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
2 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy