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 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 69 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 16 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 3.19% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 10.34% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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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
481 348 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.39% 30.85% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 132 128
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.25 £28.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £38.00
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 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 August 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 August 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 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
3 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) SAN
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 11 (23.91%) Migration
6 10 (21.74%) VMware
6 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
7 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
7 9 (19.57%) AIX
8 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
9 7 (15.22%) Markit EDM
9 7 (15.22%) SUSE
9 7 (15.22%) ITIL
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) ETL
10 6 (13.04%) IBM
10 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
11 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) TeamSite
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Test Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) XSL
2 3 (6.52%) XSLT
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) JSP
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Java EE
2 3 (6.52%) jQuery
2 3 (6.52%) JSF
2 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.52%) CSS3
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) ODBC
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) DOM
4 1 (2.17%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.17%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) UNIX
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (19.57%) AIX
4 7 (15.22%) SUSE
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.70%) HPUX
6 4 (8.70%) Solaris
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.52%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) ETL
6 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Data Management
9 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Change Control
9 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.52%) Android Development
9 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
10 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) C
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) C-shell
5 2 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) COBIT
2 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) nmon
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Legato
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Sun
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Lotus
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.17%) JBoss
8 1 (2.17%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.17%) 3PAR