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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 110 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.30% 4.21% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 8.53% 9.25% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 48
Average daily rate
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£295 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £459 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £23.20 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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
1290 1038 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.43% 45.51% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 540 529
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 108 128
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 +14 50 £388 +43.51% 20
Essex +23 30 £260 +16.85% 7
Cambridgeshire -25 16 £338 +25.93% 7
Suffolk -2 3 £235 -46.31%
Bedfordshire -24 2 £210 -35.38% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 101 (50.25%) Windows
2 77 (38.31%) Microsoft
3 76 (37.81%) VMware
4 52 (25.87%) Active Directory
5 49 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (23.88%) ITIL
7 43 (21.39%) Oracle
8 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
9 41 (20.40%) SQL
9 41 (20.40%) Citrix
10 36 (17.91%) Cisco
10 36 (17.91%) Linux
11 34 (16.92%) MS Excel
11 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (15.42%) MS Office
14 30 (14.93%) UNIX
14 30 (14.93%) Finance
15 27 (13.43%) OpenView
15 27 (13.43%) VPN
16 26 (12.94%) Windows XP
17 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
18 23 (11.44%) SAN
18 23 (11.44%) Security Cleared
19 22 (10.95%) HP Quality Center
19 22 (10.95%) DNS
19 22 (10.95%) DHCP
20 21 (10.45%) NetApp
20 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (9.95%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.97%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.97%) IBM Notes
5 12 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.98%) Lync
7 9 (4.48%) IIS
8 6 (2.99%) Apache
9 5 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.99%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.00%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.00%) CMS
12 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.50%) SAS
12 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.42%) MS Office
3 6 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) MS Project
5 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) BASE24
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Office 365
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.43%) VPN
2 23 (11.44%) SAN
3 22 (10.95%) DNS
3 22 (10.95%) DHCP
4 18 (8.96%) Firewall
5 17 (8.46%) Wireless
6 16 (7.96%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.97%) Internet
8 13 (6.47%) LAN
9 8 (3.98%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (3.98%) IP Telephony
9 8 (3.98%) LDAP
10 7 (3.48%) WAN
11 5 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.49%) VLAN
11 5 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.99%) ISDN
12 4 (1.99%) VoIP
12 4 (1.99%) MPLS
13 3 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.99%) Big Data
5 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.99%) DB2
5 4 (1.99%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.49%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.49%) DTS
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.00%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.49%) JIRA
3 4 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.49%) MSI
5 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.50%) JMeter
6 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (14.93%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.99%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.00%) French Language
6 2 (1.00%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (23.88%) Analyst
2 21 (10.45%) Consultant
3 17 (8.46%) Service Analyst
4 16 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (5.97%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.98%) Administrator
7 10 (4.98%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.98%) Tester
10 7 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.48%) Architect
10 7 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.99%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.99%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (2.49%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.49%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.49%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.99%) Middleware
3 4 (1.99%) Django
3 4 (1.99%) Web Services
4 3 (1.49%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.49%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.50%) Spring
5 1 (0.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Clustering
2 9 (4.48%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.48%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.48%) CMDB
3 7 (3.48%) PKI
4 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.99%) HP Superdome
5 4 (1.99%) AS400
5 4 (1.99%) Replication
5 4 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.49%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) CCTV
7 2 (1.00%) Tandem
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 101 (50.25%) Windows
2 36 (17.91%) Linux
3 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (14.93%) UNIX
6 26 (12.94%) Windows XP
7 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (8.96%) Windows 7
9 13 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.98%) Solaris
11 7 (3.48%) VMS
11 7 (3.48%) HPUX
12 6 (2.99%) AIX
13 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.49%) Android
14 4 (1.99%) CentOS
14 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.88%) ITIL
2 20 (9.95%) Migration
3 19 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.46%) Change Management
5 14 (6.97%) Service Management
5 14 (6.97%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.47%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.47%) ITIL V3
7 12 (5.97%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.47%) Project Management
8 11 (5.47%) CRM
8 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.48%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.98%) Test Management
10 8 (3.98%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (3.98%) Software Testing
10 8 (3.98%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.98%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.40%) SQL
2 7 (3.48%) Java
2 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.49%) Python
3 5 (2.49%) C
4 4 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.00%) COBOL
6 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 1 (0.50%) Tcl
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) Perl
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.98%) MCP
5 8 (3.98%) ISEB
6 7 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.99%) MCITP
7 6 (2.99%) MCSE
8 5 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.99%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.49%) CCNA
10 3 (1.49%) Degree
11 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (1.00%) MCTS
11 2 (1.00%) NCDA
11 2 (1.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) SLA
2 6 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (25.87%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.47%) XenApp
5 12 (5.97%) vSphere
6 8 (3.98%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.98%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.99%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.99%) XenServer
8 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.49%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.00%) Snort
11 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.50%) NFS
11 1 (0.50%) VMFS
11 1 (0.50%) Nmap
11 1 (0.50%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 27 (13.43%) OpenView
2 22 (10.95%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (5.47%) OVSD
4 8 (3.98%) SCCM
4 8 (3.98%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.49%) HP SIM
5 5 (2.49%) Nessus
6 4 (1.99%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.99%) Nagios
6 4 (1.99%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.49%) CORE IMPACT
7 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.50%) MOM
9 1 (0.50%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 76 (37.81%) VMware
3 43 (21.39%) Oracle
4 41 (20.40%) Citrix
5 36 (17.91%) Cisco
6 21 (10.45%) NetApp
7 18 (8.96%) 3PAR
8 16 (7.96%) Dell
8 16 (7.96%) IBM
9 15 (7.46%) Lotus
10 14 (6.97%) EMC
11 12 (5.97%) Brocade
12 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.98%) McAfee
14 7 (3.48%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.48%) SAP
15 6 (2.99%) Splunk
15 6 (2.99%) Apple
16 5 (2.49%) Symantec
16 5 (2.49%) F5
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TEKsystems
Rate: £285 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago