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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 44 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 55 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.41% 2.98% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.60% 7.71% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 19
Average daily rate
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£403 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 £12.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -53.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
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
724 584 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.86% 38.70% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 245 220
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 63
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £56.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Derbyshire +5 15 £423 +12.78% 3
Leicestershire +5 14 £340 +4.61%
Nottinghamshire -14 12 £551 +15.94% 3
Northamptonshire +6 11 £416 +12.81% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £188 - 2
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 41 (47.13%) Windows
2 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
4 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
5 21 (24.14%) VMware
5 21 (24.14%) ITIL
6 20 (22.99%) Migration
7 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
7 19 (21.84%) Cisco
8 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (16.09%) NetApp
10 14 (16.09%) UNIX
10 14 (16.09%) Linux
11 13 (14.94%) Manufacturing
12 12 (13.79%) SAN
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle
13 10 (11.49%) MS Office
13 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
14 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
14 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
14 9 (10.34%) Service Management
14 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 9 (10.34%) F5
15 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (9.20%) Change Control
15 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
15 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.60%) Lync
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.30%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Exstream
2 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SAN
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) DNS
4 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.60%) Wireless
5 4 (4.60%) Internet
5 4 (4.60%) DHCP
5 4 (4.60%) Network Security
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.45%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.45%) VLAN
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) SNMP
6 3 (3.45%) Intranet
7 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.30%) FCoE
7 2 (2.30%) LDAP
7 2 (2.30%) LAN
7 2 (2.30%) VoIP
7 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 13 (14.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Architect
1 13 (14.94%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Consultant
3 9 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Technical Leader
5 5 (5.75%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Server Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) Virtualisation Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) Backup Specialist
8 2 (2.30%) IT Support
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Administrator
8 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (2.30%) WSDL
3 2 (2.30%) JDBC
3 2 (2.30%) JSP
3 2 (2.30%) SOAP
3 2 (2.30%) JNDI
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.45%) Social Media
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.30%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Economics
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Celerra
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.13%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (16.09%) UNIX
3 14 (16.09%) Linux
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.75%) HPUX
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.60%) AIX
8 3 (3.45%) CentOS
8 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.45%) Solaris
9 2 (2.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ITIL
2 20 (22.99%) Migration
3 9 (10.34%) Service Management
3 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (9.20%) Change Control
4 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.90%) Information Assurance
7 5 (5.75%) Requirements Management
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.75%) Project Management
7 5 (5.75%) ITSM
7 5 (5.75%) Change Management
7 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C-shell
2 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.30%) C
2 2 (2.30%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) Perl
2 2 (2.30%) Korn
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) PMP
5 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.60%) CCNP
6 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.30%) ISEB
7 2 (2.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.15%) HP APS
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.15%) MCITP
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) BS15000
System Software
1 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.05%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.45%) NFS
6 2 (2.30%) KVM
6 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.30%) Samba
6 2 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (5.75%) OVSD
2 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.45%) CA LISA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.30%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.30%) OpenView
3 2 (2.30%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.15%) Control-M
4 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.14%) VMware
3 19 (21.84%) Cisco
4 14 (16.09%) NetApp
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle
6 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.34%) F5
7 6 (6.90%) SAP
8 4 (4.60%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.60%) IBM
8 4 (4.60%) Dell
9 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.45%) Altiris
9 3 (3.45%) EMC
9 3 (3.45%) CA
9 3 (3.45%) Exinda
10 2 (2.30%) Lumension
10 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.30%) Juniper
10 2 (2.30%) Veritas
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