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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 58 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 24 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 2.38% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.80% 7.38% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £537 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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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
414 393 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.57% 32.19% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 108
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 14 (28.57%) Migration
3 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Firewall
6 9 (18.37%) SCCM
7 8 (16.33%) EMC
7 8 (16.33%) Solaris
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) DNS
8 7 (14.29%) HPUX
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle
8 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.29%) Banking
8 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
9 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
9 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 6 (12.24%) AIX
9 6 (12.24%) UNIX
9 6 (12.24%) LAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (10.20%) Lync
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.04%) Agresso
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) DHCP
5 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.16%) NAS
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
7 3 (6.12%) LDAP
8 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.08%) BGP
8 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.04%) Internet
9 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.04%) Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) VPN
9 1 (2.04%) VoIP
9 1 (2.04%) WLAN
9 1 (2.04%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Solaris
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 7 (14.29%) HPUX
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
6 6 (12.24%) AIX
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Change Control
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 2 (4.08%) BCP
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) NFS
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.08%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.04%) SRDF
5 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (18.37%) SCCM
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.08%) Control-M
5 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) EMC
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Veritas
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Sun
6 4 (8.16%) Veeam
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.12%) Remedy
7 3 (6.12%) Juniper
8 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) Dell