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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 4.67% 2.91% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 13.89% 8.57% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£231 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
HP
North East

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
36 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 33.64% 33.98% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 12
Average daily rate £238 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £265 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Isilon
5 1 (14.29%) NAS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) HP Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Isilon
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) VMware