The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 15 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing HP 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 3.00% 8.06% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 15.15% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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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 Durham region.

Vendors Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 52.00% 53.23% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 17
Average daily rate £325 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £292 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £34.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Durham

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (60.00%) Change Control
4 8 (53.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) Time Management
4 8 (53.33%) Veritas
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Clustering
4 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 8 (53.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Content Management
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCSE
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (53.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Veritas
2 8 (53.33%) VMware