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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.79% 2.78% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 6.25% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£223 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +1.69%
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
77 80 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.31% 44.44% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 58
Average daily rate £393 £393 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 11
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +86.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £14.98 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.61 £24.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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
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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 2 £223 - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware