The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 46 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 97 112 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.52% 3.68% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 6.97% 7.76% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Average hourly rate £14.85 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £13.13
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +4.76%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1444 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.49% 47.44% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 710 428
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 96 135
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £22.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -22.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £40.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

HP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Hertfordshire +4 54 £350 - 8
Cambridgeshire +3 18 £288 +32.18% 6
Essex -18 12 £391 +5.67% 12
Norfolk +7 9 £225 -21.73% 3
Bedfordshire -1 3 - - 1
Suffolk -8 1 - - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 107 (51.94%) Windows
2 89 (43.20%) VMware
3 65 (31.55%) Active Directory
4 62 (30.10%) Microsoft
5 57 (27.67%) Cisco
6 51 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (23.79%) Citrix
8 48 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (19.42%) MS Exchange
11 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (17.48%) SAN
13 35 (16.99%) SQL
13 35 (16.99%) Hyper-V
14 34 (16.50%) ITIL
15 32 (15.53%) Finance
16 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
17 30 (14.56%) UNIX
18 29 (14.08%) DNS
19 27 (13.11%) Dell
20 26 (12.62%) NetApp
20 26 (12.62%) Linux
20 26 (12.62%) XenApp
21 24 (11.65%) 3PAR
22 23 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
22 23 (11.17%) DHCP
22 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
23 22 (10.68%) LAN
23 22 (10.68%) MS Office
23 22 (10.68%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 40 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.37%) Lync
6 9 (4.37%) IIS
7 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.94%) WorkSite
9 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.97%) CMS
10 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.97%) Apache
10 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.49%) Documentum
11 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (10.68%) MS Office
2 16 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) BASE24
2 1 (0.49%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.43%) Office 365
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.48%) SAN
2 29 (14.08%) DNS
3 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
3 23 (11.17%) DHCP
4 22 (10.68%) LAN
4 22 (10.68%) Firewall
4 22 (10.68%) Wireless
5 18 (8.74%) VPN
6 17 (8.25%) WAN
7 13 (6.31%) Internet
8 11 (5.34%) VLAN
9 9 (4.37%) Cisco IPT
9 9 (4.37%) NAS
9 9 (4.37%) NetScaler
9 9 (4.37%) IP Telephony
10 8 (3.88%) LDAP
10 8 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.91%) MPLS
11 6 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (2.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.94%) Big Data
7 3 (1.46%) DTS
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) JIRA
1 8 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.46%) Selenium
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.97%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.97%) Hudson
4 2 (0.97%) JMeter
4 2 (0.97%) Subversion
4 2 (0.97%) Maven
4 2 (0.97%) Ant
4 2 (0.97%) JUnit
4 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.49%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
2 6 (2.91%) Legal
2 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) French Language
5 3 (1.46%) German Language
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (20.87%) Analyst
2 25 (12.14%) Consultant
3 19 (9.22%) Administrator
4 16 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.83%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.34%) Architect
8 10 (4.85%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) Network Consultant
9 9 (4.37%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.37%) Data Centre Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) Web Services
2 7 (3.40%) .NET
3 6 (2.91%) XML
4 5 (2.43%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.46%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.97%) CSS
6 2 (0.97%) SOAP
6 2 (0.97%) HTML
6 2 (0.97%) Java SE
7 1 (0.49%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.34%) Clustering
1 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.88%) PKI
3 7 (3.40%) Replication
4 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.94%) CLARiiON
5 4 (1.94%) Symmetrix
5 4 (1.94%) EMC Centera
5 4 (1.94%) Celerra
5 4 (1.94%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.46%) CMDB
7 2 (0.97%) Wiki
7 2 (0.97%) Tandem
7 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.97%) AS400
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (51.94%) Windows
2 48 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.56%) UNIX
6 26 (12.62%) Linux
7 20 (9.71%) Windows XP
7 20 (9.71%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (5.34%) Solaris
10 10 (4.85%) Android
11 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.40%) VMS
13 5 (2.43%) HPUX
14 4 (1.94%) CentOS
15 3 (1.46%) Fedora
16 2 (0.97%) Tru64
16 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.50%) ITIL
2 22 (10.68%) Project Management
3 16 (7.77%) Migration
4 15 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.80%) Change Control
6 12 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.85%) Test Scripting
8 10 (4.85%) Software Testing
9 9 (4.37%) Change Management
10 8 (3.88%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.88%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.40%) Service Management
11 7 (3.40%) CRM
11 7 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.40%) Test Management
12 6 (2.91%) Performance Testing
12 6 (2.91%) Time Management
12 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.99%) SQL
2 9 (4.37%) Shell Script
3 7 (3.40%) C
4 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.94%) Perl
5 4 (1.94%) Java
5 4 (1.94%) VBScript
5 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.94%) Python
6 3 (1.46%) Bourne shell
6 3 (1.46%) C-shell
6 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) COBOL
7 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.88%) Degree
4 8 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.88%) CCNA
5 7 (3.40%) ISEB
6 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.91%) HP ASE
6 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.91%) CCNP
7 5 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.94%) HP MASE
8 4 (1.94%) CCSE
8 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.94%) JNCIP
8 4 (1.94%) JNCIE
8 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.94%) CCDP
8 4 (1.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 65 (31.55%) Active Directory
2 51 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 26 (12.62%) XenApp
5 19 (9.22%) vSphere
6 17 (8.25%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.40%) XenServer
7 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.49%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.49%) NFS
10 1 (0.49%) Snort
10 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.31%) OpenView
3 7 (3.40%) SCCM
3 7 (3.40%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (2.91%) OVSD
5 4 (1.94%) SCOM
5 4 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.94%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.46%) Nessus
6 3 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.46%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.97%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.97%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.97%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (43.20%) VMware
2 62 (30.10%) Microsoft
3 57 (27.67%) Cisco
4 49 (23.79%) Citrix
5 27 (13.11%) Dell
6 26 (12.62%) NetApp
7 24 (11.65%) 3PAR
8 20 (9.71%) Oracle
9 18 (8.74%) Brocade
10 14 (6.80%) Red Hat
11 13 (6.31%) IBM
12 10 (4.85%) EMC
12 10 (4.85%) Apple
13 9 (4.37%) SAP
14 7 (3.40%) F5
15 6 (2.91%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.91%) Juniper
16 5 (2.43%) Sun
16 5 (2.43%) Symantec
16 5 (2.43%) Veeam
Norfolk
Connectus
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £150 - 180 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £264 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 11 days ago