The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 43 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 57 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.53% 3.18% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 8.58% 7.19% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 11
Average daily rate £296 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 570 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.17% 44.15% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 235 291
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 54 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.55 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
England

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +9 20 £475 +72.72% 4
Leicestershire +1 16 £313 +13.63% 4
Derbyshire -13 16 £110 -64.51%
Northamptonshire -14 1 £400 +15.94%
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 93 (53.14%) MS Office
2 84 (48.00%) ServiceCenter
3 75 (42.86%) Windows
4 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 52 (29.71%) MS Excel
6 51 (29.14%) Active Directory
7 46 (26.29%) Windows XP
8 43 (24.57%) MS Exchange
9 38 (21.71%) VBScript
10 36 (20.57%) Citrix
11 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
12 33 (18.86%) Windows 2000
12 33 (18.86%) Blackberry
13 32 (18.29%) Novell
13 32 (18.29%) Lotus
13 32 (18.29%) IBM Notes
13 32 (18.29%) VPN
13 32 (18.29%) NetWare
13 32 (18.29%) XenDesktop
14 30 (17.14%) Windows 7
14 30 (17.14%) ITSM
15 26 (14.86%) IBM
16 25 (14.29%) Cisco
17 24 (13.71%) SQL
17 24 (13.71%) SAP
18 21 (12.00%) CRM
18 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (11.43%) Publishing
20 19 (10.86%) VMware
20 19 (10.86%) Windows Vista

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 43 (24.57%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.29%) IBM Notes
3 19 (10.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (10.29%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.71%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) Lync
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 93 (53.14%) MS Office
2 52 (29.71%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.29%) VPN
2 15 (8.57%) SAN
3 10 (5.71%) Firewall
4 6 (3.43%) DNS
5 5 (2.86%) DHCP
6 4 (2.29%) Junos
6 4 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.29%) Wireless
6 4 (2.29%) Internet
6 4 (2.29%) WAN
6 4 (2.29%) LAN
7 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.71%) VLAN
8 2 (1.14%) NAS
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) Broadband
9 1 (0.57%) ISDN
9 1 (0.57%) VoIP
9 1 (0.57%) WLAN
9 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SAP BW
1 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.43%) Data Mining
2 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) MySQL
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) JIRA
2 6 (3.43%) Selenium
3 5 (2.86%) Sahi
4 4 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (11.43%) Publishing
2 15 (8.57%) Finance
3 9 (5.14%) Multimedia
4 7 (4.00%) Marketing
4 7 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.43%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (28.00%) Analyst
2 42 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.71%) Administrator
4 14 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 14 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (8.00%) Support Manager
4 14 (8.00%) Environment Manager
4 14 (8.00%) Service Support Manager
4 14 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 11 (6.29%) Architect
6 10 (5.71%) Tester
7 9 (5.14%) Web Administrator
8 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Consultant
8 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Knowledge Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) HTML
2 6 (3.43%) EDI
3 3 (1.71%) .NET
3 3 (1.71%) POSIX
4 1 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) Middleware
4 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (1.71%) PMI
2 3 (1.71%) Firmware
2 3 (1.71%) Economics
3 2 (1.14%) iPad
3 2 (1.14%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.14%) Clustering
3 2 (1.14%) FMCG
3 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.57%) CESG
4 1 (0.57%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.86%) Windows
2 46 (26.29%) Windows XP
3 33 (18.86%) Windows 2000
4 32 (18.29%) NetWare
5 30 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 19 (10.86%) Windows Vista
6 19 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.29%) Apple iOS
8 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.57%) UNIX
9 8 (4.57%) AIX
9 8 (4.57%) Linux
10 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.29%) HPUX
11 4 (2.29%) Solaris
12 3 (1.71%) SUSE
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.14%) ITSM
2 21 (12.00%) CRM
3 18 (10.29%) Incident Management
4 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (6.86%) Migration
5 12 (6.86%) ITIL
6 11 (6.29%) Use Case
7 9 (5.14%) Project Management
8 8 (4.57%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.57%) Service Management
9 7 (4.00%) Change Management
9 7 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.43%) Analytics
10 6 (3.43%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.86%) ERP
12 4 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.71%) VBScript
2 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
3 24 (13.71%) SQL
4 6 (3.43%) VBA
5 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.86%) C
5 5 (2.86%) C++
6 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.71%) VB
6 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (7.43%) ISEB
3 13 (7.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.86%) Degree
7 4 (2.29%) PMP
8 3 (1.71%) OCP
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.14%) APMP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) CCA
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.57%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.57%) MCITP
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 51 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.29%) XenDesktop
3 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.43%) vSphere
5 4 (2.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.14%) XenApp
6 2 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (48.00%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.43%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.29%) SCCM
4 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.14%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.57%) MOM
6 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.57%) Citrix
3 32 (18.29%) Novell
3 32 (18.29%) Lotus
4 26 (14.86%) IBM
5 25 (14.29%) Cisco
6 24 (13.71%) SAP
7 19 (10.86%) VMware
8 14 (8.00%) Adobe
9 13 (7.43%) Dell
10 12 (6.86%) Oracle
11 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.29%) Juniper
13 2 (1.14%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.14%) BT
13 2 (1.14%) Siemens
13 2 (1.14%) Hitachi
13 2 (1.14%) EMC
14 1 (0.57%) Symantec
14 1 (0.57%) Remedy
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