The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dorset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 34 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.83% 1.07% 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 2.56% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £9.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 46.06% 41.71% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 58
Average daily rate £450 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +227.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
South West

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 3
Poole - - - - 1
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) nmon
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware