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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 59 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 22 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.60% 2.52% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.64% 7.67% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 5
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£363 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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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
390 404 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.34% 32.79% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 210 98
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 February 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 (40.00%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 9 (20.00%) LAN
4 9 (20.00%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.78%) EMC
5 8 (17.78%) Solaris
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) HPUX
6 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (15.56%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) DNS
7 6 (13.33%) AIX
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) UNIX
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Replication
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 5 (11.11%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.22%) Agresso
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 9 (20.00%) LAN
3 9 (20.00%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) Network Security
5 6 (13.33%) DNS
6 5 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.89%) VLAN
7 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (8.89%) MPLS
7 4 (8.89%) NAS
8 3 (6.67%) LDAP
8 3 (6.67%) DMZ
9 2 (4.44%) BGP
9 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Solaris
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) HPUX
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
4 6 (13.33%) AIX
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Change Management
2 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) BCP
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (2.22%) CCIE
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.22%) SRDF
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) Control-M
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) EMC
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Veritas
5 4 (8.89%) Sun
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Veeam
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) Remedy
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Nokia
7 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
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