The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 27 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing HP 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.97% 1.32% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 3.80% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£155 £225 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -31.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £181 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £245 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
HP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.23% 34.80% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 73
Average daily rate £350 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.46 £12.59 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.38% -40.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

HP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +2 1 £110 -35.29%
Bournemouth -3 1 £200 -15.78%
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Exstream
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam