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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 69 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 14 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 2.51% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 7.87% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £565 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.29%
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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
404 381 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.43% 31.91% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 191 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £271 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (29.73%) VMware
6 10 (27.03%) Migration
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
8 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (21.62%) EMC
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) MS Office
9 7 (18.92%) Solaris
9 7 (18.92%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
9 7 (18.92%) SCCM
9 7 (18.92%) Lync
10 6 (16.22%) Change Management
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.51%) AIX
11 5 (13.51%) HPUX
11 5 (13.51%) UNIX
11 5 (13.51%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.92%) Lync
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (2.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) SAN
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) BGP
6 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) IPv4
7 1 (2.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Network Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.92%) Solaris
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) AIX
8 5 (13.51%) HPUX
8 5 (13.51%) UNIX
9 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
10 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) BCP
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) SRDF
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (18.92%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) EMC
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) Sun
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Nokia
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
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