The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 22 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 Edinburgh 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 59 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 29 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 2.49% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 5.85% 7.81% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
496 320 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.24% 31.81% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 123 139
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
Scotland

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) UNIX
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) Linux
4 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
5 16 (30.19%) SAN
5 16 (30.19%) Banking
5 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (26.42%) VMware
6 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.53%) Oracle
7 13 (24.53%) AIX
8 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
8 12 (22.64%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 11 (20.75%) Project Management
9 11 (20.75%) Migration
10 10 (18.87%) IBM
10 10 (18.87%) SUSE
10 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
11 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
12 7 (13.21%) Markit EDM
13 6 (11.32%) Java
13 6 (11.32%) Perl
13 6 (11.32%) ETL
13 6 (11.32%) Investment Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (5.66%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) TeamSite
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.77%) NAS
3 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Tester
2 8 (15.09%) Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.77%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) JSF
2 3 (5.66%) Java EE
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 3 (5.66%) HTML5
2 3 (5.66%) CSS3
2 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
2 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) JSP
2 3 (5.66%) XSL
2 3 (5.66%) XSLT
3 2 (3.77%) ODBC
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) DOM
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.89%) Dojo
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.89%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) UNIX
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.53%) AIX
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.87%) SUSE
7 5 (9.43%) HPUX
7 5 (9.43%) Solaris
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) Android
8 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
1 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
3 6 (11.32%) ETL
4 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.55%) Data Management
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.66%) Android Development
6 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) CAE
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) Korn
3 4 (7.55%) C-shell
4 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PMP
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
2 12 (22.64%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.55%) nmon
2 4 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) OpenView
3 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.89%) Legato
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) IBM
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.55%) Sun
7 3 (5.66%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) JBoss
8 1 (1.89%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
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