The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 17 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.61% 2.65% 8.23%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 7.32% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £484 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% +13.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 33.04% 36.28% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 75 59
Average daily rate £529 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) BMC

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR