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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 69 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 11 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 2.49% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 7.25% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.27% -1.69%
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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
407 400 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.85% 34.31% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 180 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £299 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
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 October 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 16 (41.03%) Windows
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
1 16 (41.03%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 11 (28.21%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) UNIX
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
5 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (17.95%) Markit EDM
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (15.38%) ETL
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.82%) SUSE

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) TeamSite
1 3 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) MPLS
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) Network Security
3 4 (10.26%) VLAN
4 3 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Wintel Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) JSF
1 3 (7.69%) Java EE
1 3 (7.69%) jQuery
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) XSL
1 3 (7.69%) XSLT
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) JSP
1 3 (7.69%) HTML5
1 3 (7.69%) CSS3
1 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.56%) Dojo
2 1 (2.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) SUSE
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000
5 5 (12.82%) AIX
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Android
6 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.13%) HPUX
7 2 (5.13%) Solaris
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.38%) ETL
5 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) Change Control
6 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) Android Development
8 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
9 2 (5.13%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) C-shell
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) nmon
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.13%) OpenView
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Toshiba