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 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 17 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 of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 45 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 122 73 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.88% 3.23% 4.47%
As % of the Vendors category 8.16% 7.29% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 51
Average daily rate £325 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £91 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1495 1001 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.51% 44.31% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 459 625
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
England

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 17 April 2014.

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
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 17 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
Hertfordshire +17 43 £375 +64.83% 14
Essex -9 32 £370 +289.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 29 £233 -43.63% 6
Suffolk -2 11 £368 +5.00% 1
Norfolk -1 3 £293 +30.00% 1
Bedfordshire -18 2 £338 -8.47% 6
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 102 (46.36%) Windows
2 82 (37.27%) Active Directory
3 70 (31.82%) VMware
4 57 (25.91%) Cisco
5 56 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (25.00%) ITIL
7 51 (23.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 46 (20.91%) HP Quality Center
10 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
10 42 (19.09%) Firewall
11 40 (18.18%) SAN
12 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
13 38 (17.27%) Finance
14 37 (16.82%) SQL
14 37 (16.82%) Citrix
15 34 (15.45%) Migration
15 34 (15.45%) Windows 7
16 33 (15.00%) Hyper-V
17 32 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (13.64%) SC Cleared
18 30 (13.64%) IBM
19 29 (13.18%) NetApp
20 28 (12.73%) Test Scripting
21 27 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
21 27 (12.27%) MS Excel
22 23 (10.45%) SLA
22 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (10.45%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 50 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.82%) IIS
5 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.18%) MQSeries
8 6 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (2.27%) CMS
10 4 (1.82%) Papyrus
10 4 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.36%) Lync
12 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.45%) iPlanet
Applications
1 27 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Exstream
2 4 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.91%) BASE24
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.09%) Firewall
2 40 (18.18%) SAN
3 23 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (10.00%) LAN
5 19 (8.64%) WAN
6 18 (8.18%) Wireless
7 17 (7.73%) DHCP
7 17 (7.73%) DNS
8 15 (6.82%) VPN
9 9 (4.09%) VoIP
10 8 (3.64%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.18%) HTTP
11 7 (3.18%) Internet
12 6 (2.73%) FTP
12 6 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.73%) VLAN
12 6 (2.73%) Network Security
13 5 (2.27%) SSL
14 4 (1.82%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.64%) DB2
4 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.45%) DTS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.45%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (3.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.91%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
3 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (17.27%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (33.18%) Analyst
2 21 (9.55%) Service Analyst
2 21 (9.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (9.09%) Tester
4 18 (8.18%) Test Analyst
5 16 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) Consultant
7 14 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
7 14 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.55%) Architect
8 10 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.09%) Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Tester
10 7 (3.18%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (3.18%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) XML
2 7 (3.18%) MDX
3 5 (2.27%) Flash
4 4 (1.82%) .NET
4 4 (1.82%) Web Services
4 4 (1.82%) WCF
4 4 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.91%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.45%) JRockit
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.00%) Clustering
2 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.18%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.18%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.18%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.27%) iPhone
5 4 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.91%) PKI
6 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.91%) EPoS
6 2 (0.91%) EFT
6 2 (0.91%) NHS
6 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.91%) AS400
6 2 (0.91%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) Tandem
7 1 (0.45%) STB
7 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (46.36%) Windows
2 56 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (23.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (15.45%) Windows 7
5 21 (9.55%) UNIX
6 17 (7.73%) Linux
7 16 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.18%) AIX
9 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.73%) SUSE
11 4 (1.82%) Android
11 4 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.82%) Solaris
12 2 (0.91%) HPUX
13 1 (0.45%) zOS
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.00%) ITIL
2 34 (15.45%) Migration
3 28 (12.73%) Test Scripting
4 16 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.91%) Project Management
7 10 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 9 (4.09%) ETL
8 9 (4.09%) Integration Testing
9 8 (3.64%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.18%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.18%) System Testing
10 7 (3.18%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.18%) Network Management
11 6 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.73%) Web Development
12 5 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.27%) Network Design
12 5 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.82%) SQL
2 10 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.27%) Java
4 4 (1.82%) C
4 4 (1.82%) C#
4 4 (1.82%) VB
5 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.91%) Perl
6 2 (0.91%) VBA
6 2 (0.91%) Python
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) JCL
7 1 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.27%) ISEB
5 12 (5.45%) ISTQB
6 11 (5.00%) MCP
6 11 (5.00%) MCSE
7 10 (4.55%) MCDST
8 8 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.73%) CCNP
9 6 (2.73%) CCNA
10 5 (2.27%) MCITP
10 5 (2.27%) Degree
11 4 (1.82%) MCSA
11 4 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.36%) VCAP
12 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.91%) NCDA
14 1 (0.45%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) SLA
1 23 (10.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (37.27%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (10.00%) XenApp
3 22 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (9.09%) vSphere
5 8 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.91%) KVM
9 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.45%) Xen
10 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (20.91%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (10.45%) SCCM
3 18 (8.18%) NetBackup
4 16 (7.27%) Backup Exec
5 15 (6.82%) OpenView
6 14 (6.36%) OVSD
7 6 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.82%) WSUS
9 3 (1.36%) SCOM
9 3 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.36%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.91%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.91%) Puppet
10 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.91%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 70 (31.82%) VMware
2 57 (25.91%) Cisco
3 37 (16.82%) Citrix
4 30 (13.64%) IBM
5 29 (13.18%) NetApp
6 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.00%) Dell
8 17 (7.73%) Oracle
9 16 (7.27%) McAfee
10 11 (5.00%) EMC
11 10 (4.55%) Sun
11 10 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.55%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.73%) Brocade
12 6 (2.73%) SAP
13 5 (2.27%) Juniper
13 5 (2.27%) Altiris
14 4 (1.82%) Hitachi
15 3 (1.36%) CA
15 3 (1.36%) Mercator
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