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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 50 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing HP 113 75 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.55% 3.09% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 6.70% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 78
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £194 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 22
Average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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
1420 1119 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.63% 46.09% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 516 665
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 113 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.66 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hertfordshire -7 33 £283 -22.00% 15
Cambridgeshire +9 29 £370 +20.32% 2
Essex -6 15 £325 -21.21% 2
Norfolk +3 12 £288 +51.31%
Suffolk -12 11 £368 +20.00%
Bedfordshire -21 7 £298 -9.84% 3
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (37.23%) Windows
2 70 (30.30%) Active Directory
3 58 (25.11%) SQL
4 56 (24.24%) ITIL
5 54 (23.38%) Finance
5 54 (23.38%) VMware
5 54 (23.38%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (20.78%) Cisco
7 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 40 (17.32%) MS Exchange
8 40 (17.32%) Migration
8 40 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (16.02%) MS Excel
10 35 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 35 (15.15%) SAN
11 34 (14.72%) IBM
11 34 (14.72%) Firewall
12 32 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (13.42%) Windows 7
14 30 (12.99%) OpenView
14 30 (12.99%) UNIX
14 30 (12.99%) Linux
14 30 (12.99%) VPN
15 29 (12.55%) Oracle
15 29 (12.55%) Hyper-V
16 28 (12.12%) Windows XP
16 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (10.82%) ETL
17 25 (10.82%) Manufacturing
17 25 (10.82%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 22 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.33%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.03%) IIS
6 5 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.73%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.73%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.30%) Lync
8 3 (1.30%) Apache
8 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.30%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.87%) BASE24
3 2 (0.87%) Maximo
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.15%) SAN
2 34 (14.72%) Firewall
3 30 (12.99%) VPN
4 24 (10.39%) LAN
5 22 (9.52%) DNS
6 20 (8.66%) TCP/IP
7 18 (7.79%) DHCP
8 17 (7.36%) WAN
9 16 (6.93%) Internet
10 15 (6.49%) Wireless
11 13 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (3.90%) Network Security
12 9 (3.90%) MPLS
13 8 (3.46%) VLAN
14 6 (2.60%) IPsec
14 6 (2.60%) SSL
14 6 (2.60%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.60%) NAS
14 6 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.19%) DB2
5 11 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.03%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.87%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.43%) DTS
11 1 (0.43%) MySQL
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (3.90%) SoapUI
3 8 (3.46%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.87%) MSI
6 2 (0.87%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) QADirector
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.43%) JMeter
General
1 54 (23.38%) Finance
2 25 (10.82%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.49%) Retail
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (44.59%) Analyst
2 31 (13.42%) Test Analyst
3 29 (12.55%) Service Analyst
4 28 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.09%) Tester
6 13 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.33%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.46%) QA Tester
10 8 (3.46%) Consultant
11 7 (3.03%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.03%) Administrator
11 7 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
12 6 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) XML
2 10 (4.33%) Flash
3 9 (3.90%) MDX
3 9 (3.90%) .NET
4 8 (3.46%) J2EE
5 7 (3.03%) HTML
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
6 2 (0.87%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.43%) Spring
7 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.43%) Java EE
7 1 (0.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (2.60%) Replication
2 6 (2.60%) Clustering
2 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.60%) PKI
2 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.16%) AS400
4 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.73%) CCTV
5 3 (1.30%) iPhone
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.87%) CMDB
6 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.43%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.43%) e-Health
7 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 86 (37.23%) Windows
2 32 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (13.42%) Windows 7
4 30 (12.99%) UNIX
4 30 (12.99%) Linux
5 28 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.33%) Solaris
9 7 (3.03%) AIX
10 6 (2.60%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.16%) MVS
11 5 (2.16%) HPUX
12 4 (1.73%) zOS
13 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.30%) SUSE
14 2 (0.87%) Android
14 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.24%) ITIL
2 40 (17.32%) Migration
3 25 (10.82%) ETL
4 23 (9.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 20 (8.66%) Test Scripting
7 16 (6.93%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.49%) System Testing
9 11 (4.76%) Test Management
9 11 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.76%) Regression Testing
10 10 (4.33%) Change Control
10 10 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.90%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.90%) Network Management
11 9 (3.90%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.90%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.46%) Validation
12 8 (3.46%) Service Management
12 8 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.11%) SQL
2 13 (5.63%) Java
3 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.03%) Perl
5 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.16%) VB
6 2 (0.87%) VBScript
6 2 (0.87%) C
6 2 (0.87%) Python
6 2 (0.87%) Tcl
6 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) Korn
7 1 (0.43%) JCL
7 1 (0.43%) COBOL
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.39%) ISEB
3 18 (7.79%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.49%) Degree
6 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (4.33%) MCP
9 9 (3.90%) MCDST
9 9 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.46%) CCNA
10 8 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.60%) MCSE
12 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.73%) MCITP
13 3 (1.30%) CCNP
14 2 (0.87%) VCAP
15 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.43%) VCP5
15 1 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.39%) QA
2 23 (9.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.06%) vSphere
5 6 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.73%) XenApp
8 3 (1.30%) VMFS
8 3 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) Xen
9 2 (0.87%) XenServer
9 2 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) vCloud
10 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 54 (23.38%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (12.99%) OpenView
3 22 (9.52%) OVSD
4 8 (3.46%) Nagios
4 8 (3.46%) Puppet
5 7 (3.03%) SCCM
6 6 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.60%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.16%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.43%) Netcool
10 1 (0.43%) MOM
10 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (23.38%) VMware
2 48 (20.78%) Cisco
3 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 34 (14.72%) IBM
5 29 (12.55%) Oracle
6 24 (10.39%) Citrix
7 18 (7.79%) EMC
8 14 (6.06%) Dell
9 13 (5.63%) NetApp
9 13 (5.63%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.33%) McAfee
11 8 (3.46%) Juniper
11 8 (3.46%) Remedy
11 8 (3.46%) WatchGuard
12 6 (2.60%) Sun
13 5 (2.16%) Splunk
13 5 (2.16%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.16%) Mitel
13 5 (2.16%) Nortel
13 5 (2.16%) BMC
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Rate: £10 - 12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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