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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 64 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 87 105 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.79% 3.35% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 7.60% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £198 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £25.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 38 £413 +18.27% 15
Cambridgeshire -16 17 £288 -22.29% 5
Essex -1 16 £375 +7.14% 4
Suffolk -1 8 £400 +29.55%
Bedfordshire +12 4 £215 -2.27% 1
Norfolk +3 3 £190 -33.91%
East Anglia +4 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (56.87%) Windows
2 96 (45.50%) VMware
3 79 (37.44%) Active Directory
4 70 (33.18%) Citrix
5 69 (32.70%) SAN
6 65 (30.81%) Cisco
7 56 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (25.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
9 52 (24.64%) SQL
10 47 (22.27%) Windows 7
11 46 (21.80%) SQL Server
12 43 (20.38%) DNS
13 41 (19.43%) SharePoint
14 39 (18.48%) Finance
15 38 (18.01%) ITIL
16 37 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (15.17%) MS Exchange
17 32 (15.17%) Dell
18 31 (14.69%) UNIX
19 30 (14.22%) SAP
19 30 (14.22%) Hyper-V
20 29 (13.74%) DHCP
21 28 (13.27%) SLA
21 28 (13.27%) Symantec
21 28 (13.27%) Data Centre
22 26 (12.32%) Firewall
22 26 (12.32%) LAN
23 24 (11.37%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (19.43%) SharePoint
2 32 (15.17%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.00%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (5.69%) IIS
6 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.27%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.84%) MQSeries
9 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.90%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.42%) Apache
12 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.47%) CMS
13 1 (0.47%) Documentum
13 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (9.00%) MS Office
2 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.74%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.95%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (32.70%) SAN
2 43 (20.38%) DNS
3 29 (13.74%) DHCP
4 26 (12.32%) LAN
4 26 (12.32%) Firewall
5 24 (11.37%) WAN
6 20 (9.48%) TCP/IP
7 18 (8.53%) Wireless
8 14 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (6.16%) NetScaler
10 12 (5.69%) NAS
11 11 (5.21%) VPN
12 9 (4.27%) Internet
13 8 (3.79%) LDAP
13 8 (3.79%) Network Security
13 8 (3.79%) VLAN
14 7 (3.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (2.84%) MPLS
16 5 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
17 4 (1.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.84%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (2.84%) DB2
6 4 (1.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.47%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 17 (8.06%) LoadRunner
2 14 (6.64%) HP UFT
3 7 (3.32%) Selenium
3 7 (3.32%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 3 (1.42%) AccuRev
6 3 (1.42%) Subversion
6 3 (1.42%) Ant
6 3 (1.42%) JUnit
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.95%) Hudson
7 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.95%) Maven
7 2 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.47%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (18.48%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Banking
2 9 (4.27%) Retail
3 6 (2.84%) Legal
3 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (25.12%) Analyst
2 20 (9.48%) Test Analyst
2 20 (9.48%) Consultant
3 18 (8.53%) Administrator
3 18 (8.53%) Operations Engineer
4 17 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.69%) Desktop Support
7 11 (5.21%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.27%) Architect
9 7 (3.32%) Network Consultant
9 7 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (3.32%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 6 (2.84%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.21%) XML
2 9 (4.27%) HTML
2 9 (4.27%) Web Services
3 7 (3.32%) J2EE
4 6 (2.84%) SOAP
4 6 (2.84%) Flash
5 3 (1.42%) .NET
5 3 (1.42%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.95%) CSS
6 2 (0.95%) Middleware
6 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.95%) Java SE
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.47%) JRules
7 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.47%) TopLink
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.47%) JDBC
7 1 (0.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.06%) HP Storage
4 8 (3.79%) Replication
5 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.84%) EFT
6 6 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.37%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.37%) PKI
7 5 (2.37%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.90%) Clustering
9 3 (1.42%) CCTV
10 2 (0.95%) DTV
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 120 (56.87%) Windows
2 56 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (25.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (22.27%) Windows 7
5 32 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (14.69%) UNIX
7 20 (9.48%) Linux
8 16 (7.58%) Android
9 14 (6.64%) Windows XP
10 11 (5.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (4.27%) HPUX
12 7 (3.32%) Solaris
13 6 (2.84%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.90%) Debian
15 3 (1.42%) Fedora
15 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.95%) Tru64
17 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.01%) ITIL
2 22 (10.43%) CRM
3 16 (7.58%) Migration
4 15 (7.11%) Project Management
5 13 (6.16%) Change Control
6 12 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.21%) Regression Testing
7 11 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.74%) Test Scripting
8 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (4.74%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.27%) Change Management
9 9 (4.27%) Automated Testing
9 9 (4.27%) Integration Testing
9 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.27%) Network Management
10 8 (3.79%) Process Management
10 8 (3.79%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.79%) Test Management
10 8 (3.79%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.64%) SQL
2 10 (4.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.27%) Java
4 8 (3.79%) C
5 7 (3.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.37%) Python
6 5 (2.37%) Perl
7 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.42%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.42%) C-shell
8 3 (1.42%) VBScript
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (6.64%) CCNA
3 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.21%) Degree
5 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.79%) CCNP
6 8 (3.79%) HP ASE
7 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.32%) MCSE
8 6 (2.84%) ISEB
8 6 (2.84%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.90%) CCIE
11 3 (1.42%) CCSP
11 3 (1.42%) CCDP
11 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.27%) SLA
2 13 (6.16%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 79 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.22%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.43%) XenApp
5 21 (9.95%) Xen
6 20 (9.48%) vSphere
7 14 (6.64%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.32%) XenServer
9 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) Firmware
10 1 (0.47%) vCloud
10 1 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (10.90%) Backup Exec
2 21 (9.95%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (5.21%) SCCM
4 8 (3.79%) ARCserve
5 6 (2.84%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.90%) SCOM
6 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.90%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.42%) OpenView
8 2 (0.95%) Puppet
9 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 96 (45.50%) VMware
2 70 (33.18%) Citrix
3 65 (30.81%) Cisco
4 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 32 (15.17%) Dell
6 30 (14.22%) SAP
7 28 (13.27%) Symantec
8 24 (11.37%) IBM
9 21 (9.95%) Hitachi
9 21 (9.95%) NetApp
10 18 (8.53%) 3PAR
11 15 (7.11%) Red Hat
11 15 (7.11%) Oracle
12 13 (6.16%) EMC
12 13 (6.16%) Apple
13 12 (5.69%) F5
14 11 (5.21%) Brocade
15 9 (4.27%) CheckPoint
16 8 (3.79%) CA
16 8 (3.79%) Juniper
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