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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 26 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.42% 13.54% 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 18.06% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£444 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.01% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +4.62%
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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
90 72 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.83% 75.00% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 15
Average daily rate £350 £438 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +82.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) EMC

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) EMC