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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 29 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.87% 0.90% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 2.02% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£356 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
109 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 50.93% 44.80% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 45
Average daily rate £363 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £538 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £30.00 £41.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.90 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
Bournemouth - 2 £400 -
Poole - 1 £258 -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) SNMP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) CA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris