The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 37 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +29
Contract jobs citing HP 68 60 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.33% 3.67% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.02% 8.47% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £75 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £13.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.00 £13.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+13.80% +1.69%
HP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
754 708 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.06% 43.28% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 340 303
Average daily rate £375 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £120 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 74
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £60.00
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 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 23 September 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
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 23 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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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
Nottinghamshire +22 25 £425 +41.66% 3
Derbyshire +4 19 £405 +440.00%
Leicestershire +3 8 £331 +32.40%
Northamptonshire 0 6 £338 -15.62% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (36.11%) Windows
1 39 (36.11%) VMware
2 33 (30.56%) Cisco
3 28 (25.93%) SAN
4 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
4 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
5 24 (22.22%) ITIL
6 20 (18.52%) Firewall
7 19 (17.59%) SQL
7 19 (17.59%) Oracle
7 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (16.67%) Change Control
9 16 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (14.81%) SAP
9 16 (14.81%) Degree
10 15 (13.89%) QA
10 15 (13.89%) Wireless
11 14 (12.96%) Finance
11 14 (12.96%) UNIX
11 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
12 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
12 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (12.04%) CheckPoint
12 13 (12.04%) MS Office
12 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
13 12 (11.11%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Liferay
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.93%) Maximo
4 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.93%) SAN
2 20 (18.52%) Firewall
3 15 (13.89%) Wireless
4 13 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (10.19%) NAS
5 11 (10.19%) Nortel Contivity
6 6 (5.56%) LAN
6 6 (5.56%) WAN
7 5 (4.63%) DNS
8 4 (3.70%) DHCP
9 3 (2.78%) ISDN
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco ICM
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.85%) Network Security
10 2 (1.85%) Internet
11 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.78%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.93%) OLTP
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 7 (6.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (6.48%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Selenium
3 3 (2.78%) JMeter
3 3 (2.78%) Sahi
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) Maven
4 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Introscope
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Test Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 7 (6.48%) Test Manager
4 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Consultant
5 5 (4.63%) Server Analyst
5 5 (4.63%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Performance Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Tester
7 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.78%) Administrator
7 3 (2.78%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) VXML
2 2 (1.85%) Spring
2 2 (1.85%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.85%) Java EE
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) JMS
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.63%) Open Source
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) UNIX
2 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (11.11%) Linux
5 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.70%) AIX
8 3 (2.78%) HPUX
8 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Change Control
3 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.26%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.33%) Test Management
6 8 (7.41%) Migration
6 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.48%) Project Management
7 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.63%) OO
9 5 (4.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Use Case
9 5 (4.63%) Release Management
10 4 (3.70%) TDD
10 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (4.63%) VBScript
4 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Degree
2 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.11%) CCIE
3 12 (11.11%) CCNP
4 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.19%) CCNA
5 9 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.56%) ISEB
7 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) APMP
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (10.19%) ProxySG
5 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) XenApp
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.41%) SCCM
3 4 (3.70%) SCOM
4 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.85%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (36.11%) VMware
2 33 (30.56%) Cisco
3 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.59%) Oracle
5 16 (14.81%) SAP
6 13 (12.04%) CheckPoint
7 11 (10.19%) Nortel
7 11 (10.19%) Blue Coat
8 10 (9.26%) IBM
9 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.56%) Dell
11 5 (4.63%) Citrix
12 4 (3.70%) hybris
12 4 (3.70%) Google
13 3 (2.78%) Remedy
13 3 (2.78%) Avaya
14 2 (1.85%) ProCurve
14 2 (1.85%) Hitachi
15 1 (0.93%) Intel
15 1 (0.93%) Cognos
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