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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 57 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 25 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 2.70% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 7.85% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Average daily rate
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£360 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.09%
HP
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
376 395 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.89% 34.44% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 202 118
Average daily rate £390 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £14.02 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 (42.50%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 10 (25.00%) SAN
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 8 (20.00%) VMware
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.50%) Network Security
7 7 (17.50%) Linux
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco
8 6 (15.00%) DNS
8 6 (15.00%) EMC
8 6 (15.00%) Solaris
8 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (12.50%) Replication
9 5 (12.50%) Veritas
9 5 (12.50%) UNIX
9 5 (12.50%) HPUX
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
9 5 (12.50%) DHCP
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) Network Security
5 6 (15.00%) DNS
6 5 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) DMZ
8 3 (7.50%) LDAP
9 2 (5.00%) BGP
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 5 (12.50%) HPUX
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 4 (10.00%) AIX
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) BCP
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) NFS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Control-M
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) Veritas
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Veeam
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) Sun
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat