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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 46 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing HP 126 80 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.16% 3.34% 6.36%
As % of the Vendors category 9.17% 7.25% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 85
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £145 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 25
Average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.20 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £34.50 £34.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -1.72%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1374 1104 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.32% 46.13% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 499 657
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 120 138
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.60 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire +8 31 £325 +45.25% 3
Hertfordshire +2 31 £231 -16.18% 6
Norfolk +3 17 £272 -
Essex -15 15 £313 -24.24% 1
Suffolk -4 14 £368 - 2
Bedfordshire -21 10 £325 -7.14% 4
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (35.68%) Windows
2 72 (29.88%) Active Directory
3 63 (26.14%) ITIL
4 59 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
5 57 (23.65%) SQL
5 57 (23.65%) Finance
5 57 (23.65%) VMware
6 50 (20.75%) Cisco
7 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
8 41 (17.01%) Migration
9 40 (16.60%) IBM
10 39 (16.18%) SAN
10 39 (16.18%) MS Exchange
10 39 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (15.77%) UNIX
12 37 (15.35%) MS Excel
13 35 (14.52%) Oracle
14 34 (14.11%) Linux
14 34 (14.11%) Firewall
15 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
15 33 (13.69%) Windows 7
16 32 (13.28%) Hyper-V
17 31 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (12.03%) Security Cleared
19 28 (11.62%) Citrix
20 27 (11.20%) ISEB
21 26 (10.79%) OpenView
22 25 (10.37%) Windows XP
22 25 (10.37%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (7.05%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.81%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.39%) MQSeries
7 9 (3.73%) IIS
8 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.07%) CMS
10 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.24%) Apache
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.83%) Lync
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.66%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (1.24%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.83%) BASE24
4 2 (0.83%) Maximo
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.18%) SAN
2 34 (14.11%) Firewall
3 25 (10.37%) VPN
4 24 (9.96%) LAN
5 22 (9.13%) DNS
6 18 (7.47%) WAN
6 18 (7.47%) DHCP
6 18 (7.47%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.22%) Wireless
8 14 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (5.39%) Internet
10 9 (3.73%) NAS
10 9 (3.73%) Network Security
11 8 (3.32%) MPLS
12 7 (2.90%) HTTP
12 7 (2.90%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.49%) IPsec
13 6 (2.49%) VLAN
14 5 (2.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.22%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.81%) DB2
6 7 (2.90%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (2.49%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.83%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.83%) MySQL
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.41%) DTS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.41%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (4.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (3.73%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.73%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.83%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.83%) MSI
6 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.41%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) QADirector
General
1 57 (23.65%) Finance
2 25 (10.37%) Manufacturing
3 20 (8.30%) Retail
4 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.83%) Billing
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (42.32%) Analyst
2 30 (12.45%) Test Analyst
3 27 (11.20%) Service Analyst
3 27 (11.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (9.13%) Tester
5 21 (8.71%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.22%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (5.39%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Consultant
9 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.32%) Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.32%) QA Tester
12 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.90%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) XML
2 11 (4.56%) Flash
3 9 (3.73%) .NET
3 9 (3.73%) MDX
4 8 (3.32%) J2EE
5 7 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (0.83%) Middleware
6 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) Web Services
7 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.15%) Mainframe
3 9 (3.73%) Clustering
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) iPhone
5 5 (2.07%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.07%) PKI
5 5 (2.07%) AS400
5 5 (2.07%) Replication
6 4 (1.66%) CCTV
6 4 (1.66%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.66%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) CMDB
8 2 (0.83%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.83%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) EPoS
8 2 (0.83%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (35.68%) Windows
2 38 (15.77%) UNIX
3 34 (14.11%) Linux
4 33 (13.69%) Windows 7
5 31 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.37%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.73%) Solaris
10 8 (3.32%) AIX
11 7 (2.90%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.49%) SUSE
13 5 (2.07%) MVS
14 4 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.66%) zOS
15 3 (1.24%) HPUX
15 3 (1.24%) Android
16 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.14%) ITIL
2 41 (17.01%) Migration
3 25 (10.37%) ETL
4 23 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (8.71%) Integration Testing
5 21 (8.71%) Test Scripting
6 20 (8.30%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.88%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.22%) System Testing
9 12 (4.98%) Regression Testing
10 11 (4.56%) Project Management
10 11 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.15%) Test Management
11 10 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.15%) Change Management
12 9 (3.73%) Network Management
12 9 (3.73%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.73%) Change Control
13 8 (3.32%) Data Migration
13 8 (3.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.65%) SQL
2 14 (5.81%) Java
3 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.49%) VB
4 6 (2.49%) Perl
5 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.41%) COBOL
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) Tcl
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.20%) ISEB
3 21 (8.71%) ISTQB
4 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.47%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.22%) Degree
7 11 (4.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (4.15%) MCSE
9 9 (3.73%) MCP
9 9 (3.73%) CCNA
9 9 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.32%) MCDST
11 6 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.07%) MCITP
13 4 (1.66%) CCNP
14 3 (1.24%) VCAP
15 2 (0.83%) NCDA
15 2 (0.83%) MCSA
16 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) SLA
1 24 (9.96%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (29.88%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.28%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.22%) vSphere
5 9 (3.73%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.90%) XenApp
6 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.49%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.24%) Xen
8 3 (1.24%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.83%) VMFS
9 2 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.41%) vCloud
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (10.79%) OpenView
3 18 (7.47%) OVSD
4 10 (4.15%) SCCM
5 7 (2.90%) Puppet
5 7 (2.90%) Nagios
6 6 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.49%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.07%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.66%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.41%) SCOM
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 57 (23.65%) VMware
2 50 (20.75%) Cisco
3 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
4 40 (16.60%) IBM
5 35 (14.52%) Oracle
6 28 (11.62%) Citrix
7 20 (8.30%) Dell
7 20 (8.30%) EMC
8 17 (7.05%) Red Hat
9 16 (6.64%) NetApp
10 10 (4.15%) McAfee
11 9 (3.73%) Sun
12 8 (3.32%) Juniper
12 8 (3.32%) SAP
12 8 (3.32%) WatchGuard
12 8 (3.32%) Remedy
13 5 (2.07%) Splunk
13 5 (2.07%) BMC
13 5 (2.07%) CA
13 5 (2.07%) CommVault
Basildon, Essex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago