The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 68 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 16 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 2.90% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 9.39% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
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£369 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.78%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
411 394 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.81% 30.93% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 196 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £12.35 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.19% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.47 £32.00 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
4 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.83%) SAN
6 11 (26.83%) Migration
7 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
7 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
8 9 (21.95%) Solaris
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) MS Office
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco
9 8 (19.51%) DHCP
9 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
9 8 (19.51%) SCCM
10 7 (17.07%) Banking
10 7 (17.07%) AIX
10 7 (17.07%) HPUX
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) vSphere
10 7 (17.07%) Lync
11 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (14.63%) EMC
11 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.20%) NetBackup

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (17.07%) Lync
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 8 (19.51%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) LDAP
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
6 2 (4.88%) WLAN
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) DataStage
1 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Server Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Cutover Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Online Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Solaris
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) AIX
6 7 (17.07%) HPUX
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.20%) UNIX
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) BCP
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.88%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
3 7 (17.07%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.32%) SRDF
6 2 (4.88%) vCloud
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.88%) NFS
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.76%) Sun
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
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